Friendship Walk & Car Wash returns to downtown Arlington Sept. 22

ARLINGTON — Attendees of the fifth annual Friendship Walk & Car Wash on Saturday, Sept. 22, can walk or volunteer at the Legion Park Gazebo, located at 114 N. Olympic Ave. in Arlington.

Registration opens at 11 a.m. and the walk starts at 1 p.m., with suggested donations of $25 per walker or $10 per car wash, although gifts of larger amounts will be accepted and appreciated.

The car wash runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. that same Saturday at the Cenex Co-Op Supply, located at 101 S. Olympic Ave. in Arlington.

The Friendship Walk & Car Wash includes a mini-resource fair for those with developmental disabilities and their caregivers, as well as a performance by Sabrina the Reptile Lady, a white dove release, music by Voices of the Village, prizes, snacks and a $5 hot dog lunch.

The proceeds will go to benefit Village Community Services and its Village Music & Arts program.

For more information, contact Michelle Dietz by phone at 360-653-7752, ext. 14, or via email at

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