More information on Saturday's walk for the Spooner House

Spooner House invites walkers and runners too, to the Derby Greenway on Saturday, May 18, starting at 9 a.m. (rain or shine) to take part in the annual Walk for the Hungry and Homeless.

Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. and walkers may begin whenever they arrive. Participants are asked to make donations in any amount that fits their budget, ask others to sponsor them for additional funds and seek matching donations from employers. However, a minimum donation of $20 will be required for each participant to receive the commemorative walk T-shirt. All proceeds benefit Spooner House.

For walk registration and sponsorship forms or more information call Tony Vellucci at 203-225-0453 ext. 102 or email Visit

The entire walk route is 3.4 miles, but participants may travel any distance they choose and water will be provided at the halfway point along the 1.7-mile Greenway. Strollers are welcome. Use the Division Street entrance and park at BJs. Meet at the Derby Greenway fountain.

This year information will be provided by the Valley Parish Nurse Program at Griffin Hospital on healthy living and blood pressure. Liquid Lunch, will be providing delicious homemade refreshments for all participants.