Annual Autism Walk in Londonderry this Weekend

Londonderry will host the annual Apple Blossom 5K Walk for Autism this Sunday, May 6, 2012 at 1 PM. The walk, organized by the Town of Londonderry Joint Loss Management Committee and Wellness Committee, will begin at the Moose Hill Kindergarten on Pillsbury Road.

All proceeds from the walk will benefit the Autism Society of New Hampshire. This non-profit organization offers support and education to those with an autism spectrum disorder, and their families and friends. They encourage individuals with these disorders to realize their full potential, pursue happiness, and make meaningful choices. The society strives to foster the understanding, appreciation and acceptance of those with disorders.

Registration cost for the walk is $25 per individual and $10 for each additional family member. The first 100 registrants will receive a free T-shirt.

Checks for registration fees can be made payable to “Autism Society of NH”. Please be sure to write “Apple Blossom 5K” in the memo line and send to:
Town of Londonderry Fire Department
Attn: Patricia Hamann
280 Mammoth Road
Londonderry, NH 03053

Registration can also be done online here.


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  1. Vote -1 Vote +1Tim Thompson

    Will try to make it. Great event, and great cause (close to my heart).

    Thanks to the JLMC for continuing to host this event!

  2. Vote -1 Vote +1Tim Thompson

    Thanks again to the JLMC for holding the event. Weather was beautiful, and the walkers had a great time.

    Really proud of my 5 year old son Casey for completing the entire walk this year (in the past 2 years, he’s been too tired to finish and I either had to take a shortcut or carry him back to Moose Hill). Happy to have been able to participate again this year, and look forward to doing it again next May!

    P.S. Nice to see and say hello to a few friends that I hadn’t seen since taking my new job in Merrimack. Thanks to Kathy and others for keeping Casey entertained during our quick “break” from the walk!

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