Buddy walk event honors families

Local - 10/5/2013 6:14 PM by Joe Hellriegel
BECKLEY - A walk Saturday morning in Beckley brings people together for a special reason.

The first Buddy Walk took place at New River Park. The event is organized by a support group called "Down with That" that is designed to help families.

More than 200 walkers joined in and offered more than just a walk as there was also plenty of food and activities. Organizers say it's a chance for families to enjoy the day with their children and friends, and plan on continuing the buddy walk next year.


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