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Take a walk for independence to support independent living

A Walk for Independence walk/roll event will be held Saturday, May 3 at Jefferson High School’s Citizens Field in Alexandria.

Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m., with the walk starting at 9 a.m. In case of rain, go to the Nordic Meadow Apartment building. The registration fee is $25. Children 12 or younger are free. T-shirts are $8 (guaranteed available for pre-registered participants).

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To pre-register, e-mail rbfried Proceeds from the event will help Nordic Meadow Apartments in Alexandria purchase items needed to help create independent living options for adults with disabilities.

The event is made possible through the efforts of Friends of Nordic Meadow, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit supporting housing to low-income adults with qualifying disabilities.