Around the Tiers: Buddy Walk

By Brandi Bailey
By Haley Burton

September 12, 2013 Updated Sep 12, 2013 at 12:23 PM EDT

Town of Dickinson, NY (WBNG Binghamton) The 16th annual Buddy Walk will be held Sunday, September 15 at Otsiningo Park.

It is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.

The Buddy Walk aims to bring awareness of down syndrome to the communtiy at large and promote the acceptance and inclusion of people with down syndrome.

Ben Myers, a committee member, joined Action News at Noon to talk about Sunday's event.

It includes a walk through Otsiningo Park, food and refreshments, raffles and entertainment.

The band, SPLASH, will be performing at this year's Buddy Walk.

Complimentary t-shirts will be given out.

People are asked to bring a donation for the Community Hunger Outreach Warehouse (CHOW).