PRLog – July 19, 2015 – LOS ANGELES — The 4K (2.4 miles) Walk, hosted by P.C.I. People for Community Improvement, will begin with a rally and stretching, lead by local fitness trainers, at the Ralphs parking lot across the street from the Audrey & Sydney Irmas Youth Activity Center, located at 11922 S. Vermont, Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90044. Additional walkers will join in at Athens Park. The Walk will be followed by a Community Entertainment Festival & Health Fair at Earvin “Magic” Johnson Park, 905 E. El Segundo Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90059
The event will feature community resources, food vendors and entertainment by DJ Battlecat, Gospel Choirs and much more! The event serves as a fundraiser for PCI’s Youth Leadership Program, Feed LA, Jobs & Education Center and PCI’s Community Events. Sponsor and vendor opportunities still available! Visit the link below.
P.C.I. is a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization. Your Tickets, Sponsorships and Donations are TAX DEDUCTIBLE.
REGISTER HERE: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/pci-people-for-community-impr…
This year’s theme is: “Prospering the Community Through Unity”, will highlight community resources that assist in building wealth and incorporate the goals of First Lady Michelle Obama “Let’s Move” Campaign towards a healthier lifestyle. The event is also designed to promote unity and peace in the communities of Athens/Willowbrook and surrounding neighborhoods. The activities schedule will encourage community collaborations, reiterate the importance of education to local area youth and increase awareness of health issues plaguing our communities.
LAUSD Board Member George McKenna will serve as Grand Marshall. Additional guests include: Congresswoman Maxine Waters (43rd Congressional District), State Assembly member Mike Gipson (64th Assembly District), Mark Ridley Thomas (L.A. County Supervisor), Jim McDonnel (LA County Sheriff).
P.C.I. wants to thank its Community Partners and Sponsors: A Better Life LA, Rotary International, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, Los Angeles Police Department, One United Bank, Care First Health Plan, SEIU Local 721, West Los Angeles Community Development Corporation, Green Dot Public Schools, Hyland’s, Home Assembly Church, UPS, Fair Chance Project and FrontPage with Dominique DiPrima.
DATE: Saturday, July 25, 2015
WALK LOCATION: THE AUDREY & SYDNEY IRMAS
YOUTH ACTIVITY CENTER
11911 S. Vermont Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90044
FESTIVAL LOCATION: EARVIN MAGIC JOHNSON PARK,
905 E. El Segundo Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90059
P.C.I. FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/pcicenter13008?fref=ts
About People For Community Improvement (P.C.I.)
People for Community Improvement (P.C.I.) is a 501c3 non-profit Community Center, that was established in 1986 for the purpose of reducing hunger to disabled Senior Citizens, low income individuals, and families in need of emergency food. Since our inception, P.C.I.’s services has expanded to include specialized programs and activities for Youth, Adults, Veterans, and Seniors. Over the past few years, P.C.I. has designed programs to address leadership development, social and life skills, economic resources, violence and gang prevention. P.C.I.’s goal is to help our citizens recognize their potential, while introducing positive ways of expressing their energy and giving back to their community. Our programs are structured around social responsibility, economic development, and personal accountability. Learn more at http://pcicenter.org/
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