By: GREENWICHFREEPRESS | August 17, 2016 - Leslie Yager

Save the Date! The 11th Annual Walk for Abilis / Inaugural 5.K Run will be held at Greenwich  Point on Sunday, October 16, 2016.

The Walk/Run is a family-friendly event designed for individuals of all ages an abilities. It includes a wheelchair and stroller accessible one-mile route, childrens’ activities, including a bouncy tent and fire truck, plus a variety of local food vendors.

Registration will start at 7:30 am, the 5K run and children’s activities a 9:00 am, followed by the 1-mile walk at 10:30 am.

The Walk brings together Abilis families, local business partners, and community members to build awareness and raise critical funds for Abilis programs. 

“This is the one community event we do every year in which all of our families and their children can participate,” said Dennis W. Perry, Abilis CEO/President.

To sign up, visit

Abilis is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that provides services and supports for over 700 individuals with special needs and their families from birth through the life span. Abilis has been a leader in serving the special needs community in lower Fairfield County for almost 65 years and has a long-standing reputation for individualized, high quality care. For additional information about Abilis and its services, please visit

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