Courtenay Events – Walk Now for Autism Speaks Canada

Comox Valley Events

Saturday, May 2, 2015 – Comox Valley Walk Now for Autism Speaks Canada – 10am at the Courtenay Airpark in Courtenay, BC – a 40-minute trip from Qualicum, BC   

Come and join in supporting families and individuals with autism and Asperger’s Syndrome in the Walk Now for Autism Speaks local walk.

Everyone is invited to participate by gathering pledges in advance, either as part of a team or individually. Sponsored by 98.9 The Goat, this event will include live performers, fun activities, and snacks who everyone attending. The walk begins at 10am, and registration opens at 9am.

Autism Speaks was founded in February 2005 by Bob and Suzanne Wright, grandparents of a child with autism. Walk Now for Autism Speaks events, family services grants and the Light It Up Blue campaign are examples of Autism Speaks Canada’s annual programs.

Kick back, relax, and enjoy time at this fundraiser event; it’s the kind of event that is held all across Canada to help spread autism awareness. This is a great opportunity to meet and greet kids and adults on the spectrum and make connections with their local community.

To learn more about Autism Speaks as well as find out about other supporting events and campaigns taking place, please visit the official website.

Courtenay Event Details: 

Event: Comox Valley Walk Now for Autism Speaks Canada

Date: Saturday, May 2, 2015. 10am.

Location: Courtenay Airpark (150 Mansfield Drive), Courtenay, BC – a 40-minute trip from Qualicum, BC 

Prices: Free

Contact: Email: Robyn Nicholson ( or phone: 250-218-4670

Official website:

Featured image credit: “48:365 World Autism Awareness Day” by Matt Beckwith, by

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