19th Annual “Walk & Roll” fundraiser in which actor Jon Cryer will serve as Grand Marshal, and “NCIS” Exec Producer Scott Williams will emcee. The benefit takes place next Sunday morning, September 18th, at Shane’s Inspiration Playground in Griffith Park.
Interviews and photo opportunities available onsite. Here are the details:
SHANE’S INSPIRATION’s “WALK & ROLL” TAKES PLACE AT GRIFFITH PARK ON SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 18TH
— Actor Jon Cryer named Grand Marshall of 19th annual fundraiser
that builds inclusive playgrounds for children with disabilities —
Emmy award-winning actor Jon Cryer
(“NCIS”, “Two and a Half Men”) will serve as Grand Marshal at Shane’s Inspiration
19th Annual Walk & Roll on Sunday morning,September 18, at Griffith Park in Los Angeles, CA.
The annual fundraiser sees hundreds of inspirational children, many using wheelchairs or walking aids, and their families, leading teams on a 5k Walk & Rollaround Griffith Park to raise awareness and promote the need for inclusive play and social inclusion for children with disabilities. Scott Williams, Shane’s Inspiration Co-founderand Executive Producer of the hit series “NCIS”,will emcee the event.
Participants will get a chance to meet Grand Marshal Jon Cryer during the morning’s festivities and receive refreshments, goodie bags, raffle tickets, and time to play on the Shane’s Inspiration playground. Stars coming out in support of the Walk & Roll include Wallace Langham (“CSI: Crime Scene Investigation”), Brian Dietzen(“NCIS”), Madison McLaughlin (“Arrow”), Steve Valentine (“The Walk”, “Crossing Jordan”), Ravi Kapoor (“Crossing Jordan”), and Meera Simhan (“Miss India America”), among others.
Shane’s Inspiration Playground in Griffith Park
4800 Crystal Springs Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90027
Sunday, September 18, 2016
6:30am ~ Registration begins
7:30am ~ 5k/10k Trail Run begins
8:30am ~ Stage ceremony with Grand Marshal
9:00am ~ 5K Walk & Roll begins
Participation in the Walk & Roll is free – just get sponsors throughhttp://bit.do/WalkRoll
. Fee for 5k/10k Trail Runis $35/$40 through Activehttp://bit.do/TrailRun16
. Trail Run is chip-timed.
is dedicated to creating inclusive playgrounds and educational programs that foster a bias free world for children with disabilities. Scott and his wifeCatherine Curry-Williams
founded the organization in memory of their son Shane, who passed away in infancy from Spinal Muscular Atrophy. Realizing that their son would have spent his life in a wheelchair with a disability that would have prevented him from playing on a playground with other children, the Williams decided to create the first fully inclusive playground in the western United States as a tribute to their son.