The DownRight ExtraOrdinary Walk for Down Syndrome, formerly the Buddy Walk, will take place Sunday, Oct. 14 at the John Prince Park Center Drive Pavilion at 4759 S. Congress Ave. in Lake Worth.
Check-in is at 8 a.m. with the opening ceremony at 8:45 a.m. and the walk starting at 9:15 a.m. All activities are open 8 a.m. to noon. Participants can register the day of the walk. The $20 fee includes a t-shirt, the walk, a continental breakfast and multiple activities for children.
Hot dogs, drinks and additional food will be available for a small donation, with all proceeds benefiting the Gold Coast Down Syndrome Organization, courtesy of G4S.
The event raises money for educational, social and advocacy programs serving all of Palm Beach County, and promotes awareness of the capabilities and talents of people with Down syndrome. The event is expected to attract 2,000 people and raise $170,000.