Our friends at The Lower East Side Girls Club are having a fundraiser to promote Girls’ and Women’s health on Saturday. They write: It’s NOT TOO LATE TO REGISTER for the 2nd Annual Lower Eastside Girls Club Walk-a-thon for Girls’ and Women’s Health, a 5K walk-a-thon through the East Village to raise awareness of girls and women’s health issues and funds to support The Lower Eastside Girls Club. This event is family-friendly! Husbands, brothers and kids welcome too.
Don’t have a team yet? REGISTER to join Team Girls Club! There will be teams of stroller moms and dads, punks and poets, artists, college alumni groups, proud pet owners, sorority sisters, LES activists, small business owners, friends, family, Girls Club Novios and more! The Walk-a-thon will take place on Saturday May 15, 2010 from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. and will end with a finish line Block Party and health fair sponsored by Beth Israel Health Center at 1st Street Park, East 1st Street between 1st and 2nd Avenues. The walk will kick off at the PS 20 playground on Essex Street between Houston and Stanton Streets. Registration is from 9:00am to 10:00am. Go to www.girlsclub.org to register now!