Would you like to improve your health by walking and help reduce poverty at the same time? If you answered "yes" you are in luck because the St. Vincent de Paul Society will be holding their First Annual FRIENDS OF THE POOR --WALK A MILE IN MY SHOES walk.
The walk is being held on Saturday, Sept. 27th and starts at the St. Francis Seminary at 3257 S Lake Drive, St. Francis. Registration begins at 9 am and the walk begins at 11 am. The entire community is invited to attend and to walk in this event. If you would like to be involved but aren't up for the walk you can volunteer. 100% of the proceeds raised will benefit low-income people, the homeless and individuals and families dealing with a crisis. You will also help raise awareness of the challenges faced by the nations poor.
Here is some sports news you might have missed amid all the drama surrounding the Brett Favre controversy: The University of Wisconsin--Madison women's track team leads the nation with 13 student-athletes on the USTFCCCA all-academic team.
There is a ton of news to report this week.
First on the list: Nativity of the Lord Parish is holding their annual outdoor Mass and Picnic on Sunday, Aug. 24th at Sheridan Park. The mass starts at 10:30 am with the picnic to follow. This is always fun for the whole family and a great way to meet some of your neighbors. Father Phil asked me to extend an invitation to anyone who is interested. Are you new to the area or interested in reconnecting with a parish? This would be a great opportunity to meet some great people and learn about NOTL parish.
Here is a site that shows important news regarding the US Olympic Team's Track and Field events: