You can help make a difference by walking in Walk Now For Autism Speaks next weekend in Long Branch.

The Long Branch event will take place Saturday, October 11th at the Great Lawn. The check in for the walk is at 10:00am, and the walk begins at 12:00 noon. There will be activities and entertainment for the kids as well.

There is also a 5k at the event. Check in for that is 7:30am and the run starts at 8:30am. Primary parking for the event will be at Seven Presidents Oceanfront Park.

The day is an amazing effort throughout the nation "to generates vital funds for autism research but also raises awareness about the increasing prevalence of autism and the need for increased research funding to combat this complex disorder", according to the Walk Now For Autism Speaks website.

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