Arc Walk event only two weeks away

DOWNEY - The Arc Walk for Independence, the celebratory event for Arc of Southeast Los Angeles County which serves people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, will be held March 26 at 8 a.m. outside Stonewood Center.Arc has seen its annual event grow from 220 walkers in 1997 to more than 3,200 in 2010. The event includes two walking courses: a one-mile and three-mile course. Registration fee is $10 per person; children 10 and younger are free. Registration will be available the day of the event and also at "To continue our success we rely upon the generosity of many community members," Arc officials said in a statement. "Generosity that comes from individuals, families, children and over 100 corporate and family teams that leave their footprints on the path to independence for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities." Los Angeles County Supervisor Don Knabe is this year's host sponsor. The Laker Girls are expected to attend the walk, along with the Norwalk All Star Marching Band. For more information, visit or call (562) 803-4606, ext. 230.

********** Published: March 10, 2011 - Volume 9 - Issue 47