by Donna Brown
It has been about nine months since ACB launched its Get up and Get Moving campaign. In support of this campaign, the Walk committee selected the theme “Walking Everywhere” for the 2022 ACB Brenda Dillon Memorial Walk.
The ACB Walk is a buy one, get two free deal. For just $25, you can register for the Walk either as an individual, or as a member or the captain of your favorite affiliate team. That’s the buy one part of the deal.
Here’s the free parts of the deal. While getting exercise by walking or moving in some way, and with just a little effort and that all-important ask, you can raise money for both ACB and your affiliate.
When creating affiliate teams, the team captain can designate up to 50 percent of the money raised to go back to their affiliate. Over the past few years, some affiliates have raised several thousand dollars.
There will be two components to the Walk this year. An on-site walk in Omaha at the national conference and convention will be held at 6 p.m. on Saturday, July 2. Even if you are unable to attend the convention in person or you have another commitment at the time in Omaha, you can still participate virtually. During the on-site event, the five affiliates who have raised the most money will receive a prize. Also, the on-site Walk will conclude with participants filing into the opening general session of the convention.
How can you register? Online registration can be done by going to acb.org and clicking on the 2022 ACB Walk link. You may also download and print out the registration form from the Walk website, or you may call the Minnesota office at (612) 332-3242 for assistance.
Stay tuned to the ACB email lists for updated information about the Walk and for upcoming community calls.
If you have questions about the Walk, or need assistance with registration, contact Donna Brown, Walk committee chair, by phone at (304) 940-0292 or by email at [email protected].
I hope you will join me as we Walk Everywhere for ACB and its affiliates.