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Walk against Domestic Violence on Aug. 4 at Lake Katherine


The Crisis Center for South Suburbia Auxiliary will sponsor its fourth annual Walk against Domestic Violence on Saturday, Aug. 4, at Lake Katherine Nature Preserve, 7402 Lake Katherine Drive in Palos Heights.

Check-in and registration begin at 7:30 a.m.; the walk will begin promptly at 8 a.m. The registration fee is $15 per adult, children under 12 are free. Water donated by Walgreens will be provided to each walker.

To register or for more information contact the auxiliary at 448-2419, or visit crisisctr.org. Click on “Events” to download the registration form or to make a donation. Specify that your donation is for the Auxiliary Walk.

Organizers met recently at the Palos Heights Public Library to discuss plans for the event. The committee will host a raffle during the event to enhance the fundraising with a great many prizes donated by community businesses. Raffle tickets will be available at the check-in table the day of the event.

The auxiliary is a fundraising arm of the Crisis Center for South Suburbia. Since its inception, the Center has provided over 50,000 women and children who were victims of domestic violence with shelter and essential services to help them gain control of their lives.