A free community walk is planned next week to raise awareness of suicide prevention.

The “Abilene Walk for Hope” is scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 19 in the Eisenhower Park Rose Garden. Participants can walk anytime between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Flags of remembrance are available to place in the Rose Garden.

If it rains the walk will be held inside the Abilene Parks and Recreation Center, 1020 N.W. Eighth Street.

The event is being sponsored by Memorial Health System, Senior Life Solutions and the Quality of Life Coalition.

For more information call Jandi Wells (785)263-6805 or email: jwells@mhsks.org.

Contact Tim Horan at editor@abilene-rc.com.

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.