NAMIWalks Westchester

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May 18, 2013

9am check-in; 9:30 walk start.

Rye Playland

Rye

All Ages

FREE Free

Event description: Every journey begins with that first step! NAMIWalks celebrates its 11th Anniversary in 2013 with a 5K walk in Rye.

The organization is proud to be the largest and most successful mental illness awareness event in America. Through NAMIWalks' public, active display of support for people affected by mental illness, they are changing American communities and ensuring that help and hope are available for those in need.

NAMI strongly recommends registration online by visiting namiwalks.org. Online registration is fast, allows you to fundraise online (allowing others to make donations to you via credit card), meaning you do not have to handle cash or check donations, and you can bypass filling out the paper form. You will also receive a webpage allowing you to personalize it with your story, picture, and videos, so you can track your progress.

Address: Playland Parkway
Rye, NY 10580
Phone: 914-592-5458
Website: namiwalks.org

About Rye Playland


Rye Playland's 280 acres were intended to be the jewel in the crown of Westchester's extensive park system. The original design included picnic areas, restaurants, three ice-skating rinks, swimming pool, two beaches totaling approximately 7,900 feet of shoreline, in addition to the thrilling amusement rides. The concept of a family-friendly amusement park appealed to the people of Westchester County and the New York City region. First season visitors far exceeded even the Park Commission's optimistic predictions. Crowds flocked to Playland to ride the Whip, the Derby Racer, and more than a dozen other thrilling rides. Playland still boasts seven original rides that pre-date 1930.






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