This year, ILWU Walk the Coast Committee Los Angeles is holding its 6th Annual Fundraiser for Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation in the fight against childhood cancer. All members, family members, and community members are welcome and encouraged to attend and/or donate to this good cause.
Saturday, July 22, 2017 – 6th Annual Texas Hold ‘Em Poker Tournament
ILWU Walk the Coast in Los Angeles will conduct its 6th Annual Texas Hold ‘Em Poker Tournament on Saturday, July 22, 2017, starting at 6:00 p.m, at the Gardens Casino, 11871 East Carson Street, Hawaiian Gardens, CA 90716. The event usually concludes around midnight for those who make it to the “final table”. All are welcome to play or come watch and support the players. Additionally, there will be raffle prizes and 50/50, along with happy hour prices all night. To pre-register and select your shirt size, contact Local 13 Dispatcher Gabe Padron at (310) 508-6224.
Saturday, August 12, 2017 – “Alex’s Coast Run” and Fun in the Park
ILWU Walk the Coast in Los Angeles will host a family-friendly community event on Saturday, August 12th at Point Fermin Park in San Pedro. Bring the family for the spectacular ocean-view Alex’s Coast Run 5K, or 1-mile family walk and a 1K Kids’ Run. The awards program, from 10:00 until noon, will feature speakers, live music, kids’ games, food trucks, and more. At this time, it is anticipated that the run will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. and the Fun in the Park program will conclude at 12 noon.
The 5k race and 1 mile family walk starts at 8:30 a.m. Mom and Dad can race and then enjoy, in full view of the Point Fermin Lighthouse, the 9:30 AM 1K Kids run.
To donate to the fight against childhood cancer, please go to www.ILWUWalktheCoast.org and click on “Los Angeles Event” and orange “Donate” button. The team is ILWU Walk the Coast. You will also find more information about the events. Thank you.
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