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Hickory High School

1996 Hawk Boulevard

Chesapeake, VA 23322

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Come join us for the 1st Annual Disability Awareness Walk & Roll hosted by Chesapeake Public Schools Office of Special Education & the Special Education Advisory Committee! This is an inclusive event to support people with disabilities and celebrate our differences! All ages are welcome to attend!

Activities include:

  • One mile walk (or roll)
  • Community Resource Fair
  • Themed Art Display
  • Fun Activities for kids
  • Food trucks will be onsite offering food items for purchase!

PRE-PURCHASE T-SHIRTS HERE!

T-shirts with the Walk & Roll design are available for purchase UNTIL SEPTEMBER 30TH! There will be no shirts available to purchase at the event. To guarantee your shirt, please follow this link to make a purchase:

https://walkandroll.itemorder.com/


How much is it? It's FREE!! Bring the whole family! If you would like to purchase a t-shirt, click on the link above.

What time does it start? Registration opens at 10:00. The walk and roll is scheduled to begin at 11:00. If you pre-purchase a t-shirt, you will be able to pick up your shirts at the registration table.

What ages can participate? All ages are welcome!

Where is it? Hickory High School Stadium

What is included? A one mile fun run/walk/roll, community resource fair, and lots of family fun!

What types of vendors will be present? A variety of community agencies serving students and adults with disabilities will be present.

What types of activities are there for kids? In addition to the run/walk/roll, there will be a magician, face painting and balloon animals (for a small fee), carnival-type games hosted by our high school clubs, mascot games and a DJ!

What type of food is available? A variety of food is available for purchase. Treat yourself to delicious fare from Blackwater BBQ, Vanna @Home (featuring filipino food), Kona Ice, Bite of Maine, and more!

Are bicycles allowed? No, unfortunately, due to safety concerns of fellow walkers and rollers, bicycles are not permitted. Please NO SKATEBOARDS either.

Can I bring my pet? No. Service Animals Only, please.

Can we bring lawn chairs? Sure! We only ask that chairs stay off the track, where the walk and roll will take place.

Is there a place to leave our bags and belongings? No. You are responsible for your personal belongings and any bags you bring with you.

Who can I contact for more information? For more information, please call the Office of Special Education at (757) 494-7600 or email the Chesapeake SEAC at chesapeakeseac@gmail.com

**This is a public event. Photos of the event will be taken and local media outlets have been invited. Please be aware there is a possibility you will be photographed.

The Chesapeake Public School System is an equal opportunity school system. The School Board of the City of Chesapeake also adheres to the principles of equal opportunity in employment and, therefore, prohibits discrimination in terms and conditions of employment on the basis of race, sex, national origin, color, religion, age, or disability.

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