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SHANE’S INSPIRATION’s “WALK & ROLL” TAKES PLACE AT GRIFFITH PARK ON SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 18TH

-- Actor Jon Cryer named Grand Marshall of 19th annual fundraiser that builds inclusive playgrounds for children with disabilities --



WHAT:
Emmy award-winning actor Jon Cryer (“NCIS”, “Two and a Half Men”) will serve as Grand Marshal at Shane's Inspiration 19th Annual Walk & Roll on Sunday morning, September 18, at Griffith Park in Los Angeles, CA.

The annual fundraiser sees hundreds of inspirational children, many using wheelchairs or walking aids, and their families, leading teams on a 5k Walk & Roll around Griffith Park to raise awareness and promote the need for inclusive play and social inclusion for children with disabilities. Scott Williams, Shane’s Inspiration Co-founderand Executive Producer of the hit series “NCIS”, will emcee the event.

WHO:
Participants will get a chance to meet Grand Marshal Jon Cryer during the morning’s festivities and receive refreshments, goodie bags, raffle tickets, and time to play on the Shane’s Inspiration playground. Stars coming out in support of the Walk & Roll include Wallace Langham (“CSI: Crime Scene Investigation”), Brian Dietzen (“NCIS”), Madison McLaughlin (“Arrow”), Steve Valentine (“The Walk”, “Crossing Jordan”), Ravi Kapoor (“Crossing Jordan”), and Meera Simhan (“Miss India America”), among others.



WHERE:
Shane's Inspiration Playground in Griffith Park 4800 Crystal Springs Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90027

WHEN:
Sunday, September 18, 2016
6:30am ~ Registration begins
7:30am ~ 5k/10k Trail Run begins
8:30am ~ Stage ceremony with Grand Marshal
9:00am ~ 5K Walk & Roll begins

PRICE:
Participation in the Walk & Roll is free – just get sponsors through http://bit.do/WalkRoll. Fee for 5k/10k Trail Runis $35/$40 through Active http://bit.do/TrailRun16. Trail Run is chip-timed.


WHY:
Shane’s Inspiration is dedicated to creating inclusive playgrounds and educational programs that foster a bias free world for children with disabilities. Scott and his wife Catherine Curry-Williams founded the organization in memory of their son Shane, who passed away in infancy from Spinal Muscular Atrophy. Realizing that their son would have spent his life in a wheelchair with a disability that would have prevented him from playing on a playground with other children, the Williams decided to create the first fully inclusive playground in the western United States as a tribute to their son.

To register and obtain additional information visit: shanesinspiration.org

ABOUT:
Shane's inspiration is recognized as a world's leader in Inclusive Playgrounds and Programs that unite children of all abilities. Its mission is to foster social inclusion for children with disabilities through the vehicle of inclusive playgrounds and education programs. Shane’s has directly served more than 35,000 children through their education and community outreach programs. The international nonprofit has helped raise millions of dollars to build, design and program over 60 universally accessible playgrounds around the world. Shane’s Inspiration is partnered with the Too Small to Fail Initiative to promote early childhood literacy through play.



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