OCTOBER 27, 2010

Cave Creek Wild West Days hosts The Walk for “100”

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As part of the Cave Creek Wild West Days, The Walk For “100” will take place on Sunday, November 7, to benefit the 100 Club of Arizona. The 20-minute walk will begin at the corner of Cave Creek and School House Road in Cave Creek. Participants, on foot and horseback, will consist of members of public safety and fire services, along with members of the community. A $5 fee per walker will be collected and donated to the 100 Club of Arizona. The path will continue to the Buffalo Chip Saloon, where walkers can indulge in a complimentary Chuckwagon sponsored brunch.

Secretary of the Cave Creek Chamber of Commerce, Jean Glass, is the Wild West Days Committee Chair and feels this event is a great way to give back to the heroes of the Valley. “There is such a strong presence of service organizations in the Cave Creek-Carefree-Desert Foothills area, that the Wild West Days Committee and the Cave Creek Chamber of Commerce felt it was appropriate to recognize the work these men and women do every day,” Glass said. “This is a simple but powerful way for our community, its merchants and citizens to give back in thanks.”

Visit www.WildWestDaysCaveCreek.com for more information on The Walk for “100” and other Wild West Days weekend festivities.

The 100 Club of Arizona is a nonprofit organization that provides financial assistance to public safety officers and firefighters when they are seriously injured or killed in the line of duty. It was started in 1968, and has given more than 3.3 million dollars in financial support to Arizona’s men and women who stand behind the badge. For more information, log on to www.100club.org or e-mail info@100club.org.

What: Walk for “100”
When: 9 a.m. Sunday, November 7
Where: Cave Creek – Begins at the corner
School House and Cave Creek Roads
Cost: $5 donation per walker
Website: www.WildWestDaysCaveCreek.com
Contact: Rachel St. Moritz, 480-296-4403 or Rachels@100club.org