McCowen Walks for Warriors Memorial Day 5K to Benefit Veterans
05/26/2012

West Los Angeles, California, May 25, 2012. Assembly candidate Keith B. McCowen is participating in this year's 2nd Annual Memorial Day Walk for Warriors on May 28, 2012.
Walk for Warriors is a family-friendly 5K.

Online PR News – 26-May-2012 – Los Angeles, CA – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: (May 25, 2012)
McCowen Walks for Warriors 2012.
McCowen Walks for Warriors Memorial Day 5K to Benefit Veterans )

West Los Angeles, California, May 25, 2012. Assembly candidate Keith B. McCowen is participating in this year's 2nd Annual Memorial Day Walk for Warriors on May 28, 2012.
Walk for Warriors is a family-friendly 5K (3.1 mile) run/walk to help transitioning veterans in Los Angeles.

WHAT: 2nd Annual Memorial Day Walk for Warriors 5K
WHEN: Monday, May 28th, 2012 (run starts at 8 a.m., walk starts at 9 a.m.)
WHERE: West Los Angeles Veterans' Affairs Campus, 11301 Wilshire Blvd, L.A., CA 90073
WHY: To raise funds for New Directions' comprehensive services for returning veterans

This year's Walks for Warriors event will be hosted by KTTV Fox 11 news anchor and local philanthropist Christine Devine. Walk for Warriors is a fun, festive, community-oriented 5K run/walk to take place on Memorial Day, May 28, 2012. Keith McCowen and a few family and friend are joining in to show their support for our veterans.

"The Walks for Warriors event gives us a chance to support this wonderful gathering and our vets.
The registration fee of $35 and a little time spent walking or running gives us another way of showing support and our gratitude for vets." The money raised will help New Directions, Inc provide a variety of services including housing and job training and placement to name a few. "My dad is a Vietnam Vet. He made sacrifices for our country and its citizens and put his life on the line. So how could I not support our vets" Keith said.

Participants can register, form a team and fund-raise by visiting www.walkforwarriors.org. Early registration is $35.
Walk for Warriors is a partnership of New Directions, Inc. a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization providing comprehensive services to veterans in Los Angeles and the West Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce.

New Directions, a nonprofit transitional living program, has been helping the Los Angeles veteran community since 1992.
According to the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA), there are more than 8,000 homeless veterans on any given night in Los Angeles.
New Directions offers a wide variety of services including housing, substance abuse treatment, counseling, remedial education, job training and placement as well as family reunification and money management classes.
For more information about New Directions, please visit www.ndvets.org.

Contact Information:
McCowen Campaign
Los Angeles, CA 90045
www.keithmccowen4assembly.com
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