Autism walk and 5K raises twice the money



MOUNT DESERT — Christopher Heel’s second annual Autism Awareness Walk and 5K was a big success, raising more than $6,000 for the Autism Society of Maine.

Sponsors of the May 2 event included Darling’s Auto Mall, Curtis Family Shoe, Cadillac Mountain Sports, Bar Harbor Banking and Trust, Hannaford’s, Royal Promotions, The Neighborhood House, Mount Desert Police Department, The Knowles Company, A & B Natural Market, Salisbury Hardware, Ellsworth Builder’s Supply, Destination Health, Governor’s Restaurant, Greenway Equipment Sales, Walgreen’s, Merchant, Needham & Associates, Bar Harbor Bike Shop, Lisa Hall Jewelry, Reel Pizza, Brandon & Laura’s Restaurant, Home Depot, Jamberry Designs by Jenny Rogers, Pat’s Pizza, Carisa’s Salon, Pine Tree Market, Sylvia’s Café, Colonel’s Restaurant, Camden National Bank, The Craft Barn, Maine Coast Sea Vegetables, Fiore Oils, and the Coffee Cup Diner. Thank you.

The organizers also would like to thank the many volunteers, Marty Lyons for arranging them and Dan Stillman for his puzzle piece signs. Heel already has begun planning next year’s event, scheduled for April 30.

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