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October 17, 2013

Walk for Youth will benefit Boys & Girls Club

It’s time to stretch out your legs for a good cause.

The Boys & Girls Club of Greater Haverhill will hold its ninth annual Walk for Youth on Oct. 19 at 10 a.m.

Rain date is Oct. 20. The walk will begin and end at the club, 55 Emerson St. The 2-mile route through Haverhill’s downtown is designed for people of all ages and walking abilities. Bottled water and light refreshments will be provided. The first 300 people to register will receive Walk for Youth T-shirts.

Money raised enhances the club’s after-school programs, including homework help, daily nutritious snacks, computer center, fine arts program, floor hockey and basketball leagues, cheerleading, dance, martial arts, volleyball, teen programs and game room activities.

Each person who registers will be given a pledge form for individual or corporate sponsorship. Entry forms are available by calling Kathleen Pruett at 978-374-6171, ext. 102. In lieu of walking, donations can be sent to the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Haverhill, 55 Emerson St., Haverhill, MA 01830. The club serves an average of 275 girls and boys daily and has an annual membership of more than 800.

IF YOU GO

What: Boys & Girls Club of Greater Haverhill’s ninth annual Walk for Youth

When: Oct. 19 at 10 a.m. Rain date is Oct. 20.

Where: Begins and ends at the club, 55 Emerson St.

More information: Call Kathleen Pruett at 978-374-6171, ext. 102.

Here are events and activities happening around the city:

Veterans, families invited to presentation: West Congregational Church invites veterans and their families to a presentation on Oct. 18 from 6:30 to 8.30 p.m. that will feature a talk by Chaplain Phil Meher, who deployed with Task Force 3-197th of the 197th Fires Brigade to Kuwait.

The event also includes food and social time.

Space is limited. Please reserve your spot by emailing Pastor Dale Brown at dalebrown3@me.com or by calling 978-373-3034. The church is located at 767 Broadway. Visit online at www.westchurch.org.

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