Family Fun Day and Awareness Walk
September 14, 2013, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Venue: Bowling Green City Park
Location: Bowling Green
Address: 417 City Park Drive

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Description: WHAT: The 2013 NWO Apraxia Support Family Fun Day & Awareness Walk is a fundraising event that will honor local children with apraxia of speech and will include a 1 mile walk, pizza lunch, children’s activities, vendors, live & silent auctions, and raffles. A special donation to the live auction was made by Thayer Ford for a one year lease on a brand new 2014 Ford Focus. Children’s activities will include carnival games, face painting, balloon twisting, crafts and entertainment by the Toledo Zoo, Wood County District Public Library children’s staff, Natures Nursery, PBS Characters donated by WBGU, Ronald McDonald, and more! Mid-County Ambulance and Bowling Green City Police and Fire vehicles will be available for viewing.

WHEN: Saturday, September 14, 2013. On-site Check-in and Registration begins at 10:00 am. Apraxia Superhero Medal Presentation will be at 10:30 am. The Walk begins at 11:00 am. The live auction begins at 1:00 pm. Activities will be available from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm.

WHERE: Bowling Green City Park, 417 City Park Drive, Bowling Green, OH 43402. Activities will take place near the Kiwanis Shelter and Needle Hall.

WHO: NWO Apraxia Support is a regional non-profit, charitable organization dedicated to supporting families impacted by and raising awareness about Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS), as well as providing grants to fund supplemental therapies, treatments, activities, or equipment that will enhance the lives of individual children of CAS. All funds raised from the 2013 Family Fun Day Awareness Walk auctions, raffles and carnival events goes to NWO Apraxia Support to provide grants for local children with apraxia of speech.

Register at Adults are $20 (includes T-shirt and raffle ticket) and Children are $10 (includes T-shirt, carnival game tickets and lunch).

For more information about the 2013 Family Fun Day Awareness Walk for Children with Apraxia of Speech, visit

Contact the Walk Coordinators, Beth McIntosh and Jennifer Ostrowski at or 419-494-9352.
Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS) is a very challenging and complicated neurological speech disorder in children. This little known disorder makes it difficult or impossible for children to accurately produce sounds, syllables and/or words despite having a good understanding of language.

Venue Information:
Bowling Green City Park
417 City Park Drive
Bowling Green, Oh 43402

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