Best Buddies Nevada, the local chapter of Best Buddies, a global organization that offers socialization and leadership opportunities to students and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), will host its annual “Friendship Walk” and “Celebration of Friendship” beginning at 8:45 a.m. on Saturday, March 19 at Bishop Gorman High School (Pictured: Best Buddies Nevada Kids – Photo credit: Courtesy of Best Buddies Nevada).
Photo courtesy of Kenzie Sullivan.
This year’s event will include a one-mile walk around the school’s campus, located at 5959 S. Hualapai Way. Local high school student, chairperson and Miss Nevada High School America, Kenzie Sullivan, will serve as the event emcee. “I am very excited to be a part of this year’s event,” says Sullivan. “I think it’s so important to be able to give back to my community, and I can’t think of a better organization to be involved with.”
Photo courtesy of Best Buddies Nevada.
The Best Buddies Nevada “Friendship Walk” is free to the public and interested participants are encouraged to form teams. Each team member raising a minimum of $50 will receive a Best Buddies “Friendship Walk” t-shirt. All proceeds from this event will benefit Best Buddies programs in Las Vegas.
Immediately following the “Friendship Walk” will be the” Celebration of Friendship,” where participants will enjoy live music, face painting, a petting zoo, balloon artists, raffle prizes, a silent auction and more. Complimentary snacks and refreshments will be provided by sponsors.
For more information, please visit www.bestbuddiesnevada.org.