5K run/walk planned in Downey

DOWNEY - The city of Downey and Downey Unified School District are partnering for the first annual Healthy Downey 5K run/walk April 13.The event begins at 8 a.m. at Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center with proceeds benefiting the TLC Center. The Kiwanis Club of Downey became the event's first major sponsor this week with a $2,500 donation to cover the cost of a commemorative T-shirt that will be provided to all runners and walkers. Proceeds from the run/walk will go to the TLC Center, which provides underprivileged students with access to physical and mental health services and more. The center operates solely on grants, donations and fundraisers. For more information on the run/walk, including registration costs, call (562) 904-3577 or go online to dusd.net/tlc.

********** Published: February 14, 2013 - Volume 11 - Issue 44