Laurel Highlands was the host to an amazing Walk Now for Autism Speaks event held on Sunday, May 22, 2011 at Story Brook Forrest in Idlewild and SoakZone Park. It was the ideal location for the over 1,300 walkers that strolled through the nursery rhyme villages while listening to the stories and the songs provided by the Stage Right Performers.
The Southern New Jersey Walk Now for Autism Speaks marked its 10th anniversary on Saturday, May 21st at Bishop’s Gate Corporate Center in Mount Laurel, NJ with more than 4,500 participants.
Ten years ago, 1,000 walkers came together and raised $100,000.
The sun was shining on May 21st for the 2011 Wheeling Walk Now for Autism Speaks event in West Virginia. Over 400 people came together in this small community to support autism research and services. The Walk has raised over $40,000 with more monies still coming in!
The 3rd Annual Milwaukee Walk Now for Autism Speaks took place on Saturday, May 14th at the Wisconsin State Fair Park with nearly 2,000 participants in attendance.
The inclement weather did not stop the participants from coming out and helping us raise more than $127,000, exceeding the goal, with donations continuing to come in!
2011 Colorado Walk Now for Autism Speaks participants were thrilled with the beautiful weather on May 7th as they came out to support the mission of Autism Speaks and change the future for those who struggle with autism!
The third and final 2011 West Texas Walk Now for Autism Speaks event was held on May 7 at Kirby Park in San Angelo, Texas. All the hard work of WalkCo-Chairs Beau and Julie Rogers and their dedicated committee paid off in a ton of fun for everyone! To date the Walk has raised close to $40,000!
San Angelo was ready for the Walk as they welcomed us with sunny skies and perfect temperatures!
The North Shore Walk Now for Autism Speaks took place on Sunday, May 1st at the Chicago Botanic Garden in Glencoe, Illinois. This first-time Walk was organized by Team Tyler, under the leadership of 15-year-old Team Captain, Spencer Savitz.