Brighton Park Walks for Kelly Park 5K

Lawndale News Chicago's Bilingual Newspaper - Local NewsBrighton Park Neighborhood Council and the Kelly Park Advisory Council are hosting a 5K Walk/Run on June 16th from 9am-2pm at Kelly Park. Proceeds will go to help pay for the new playground and new artificial turf soccer/football field planned as part of the renovation of Kelly Park. The Park District estimates that it will cost $2.8 million to renovate Kelly Park. Everyone is welcome to participate in this family friendly celebration and 5K walk. $15 for students (ages 10-18 years), $30 for adults, and $120 for group of 5. To make a donation or to register for the 5K, please contact Sara Reschly at 773-523-7110 or register online at:

In August of 2011, over 350 Brighton Park community members united to voice the dire need for public officials to step up and renovate Kelly Park. The renovation of Kelly Park is a fundamental step in the community’s effort to address street violence and positively engage our youth by providing a safe and engaging environment for children and adults alike.

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