The 2009 United Negro College Fund (UNCF), Los Angeles Walk for Education will take place this Saturday, May 16, in Exposition Park.
This family oriented event attracts more than a 1,000 participants, representing a variety of corporate teams and individual walkers. The event will feature a 5K Walk/Run fundraiser, chaperoned play area for children, and a carnival-like setting in Exposition Park. There will be a Post-Walk Festival with refreshments.
The Los Angeles National Pan-Hellenic Council is calling for supports of Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCU) to participate in the 5K Walk/Run, with proceeds generated from the walk/run to help the HBCUs. The council asks that members of Black Fraternities and Sororities volunteer their time and efforts for this event. Local Chapters can sign up as a member of the LANPHC team by contacting
NBC4 and KJLH Radio 102.3 FM will be on site.
Registration for the 5K Walk/Run will begin at 7 am and will continue until 8:30 am. The 5K Walk/Run will take place at 8:30 am and last until 10 am. Post-Walk activities and entertainment will begin at 11:00 am and last until 1:00 pm.
To register for this event visit www.uncf.org, and go to the events page, or contact the UNCF's Los Angeles office at (213) 639-3800.