The Power Walk for Dress for Success to bring fitness and empowerment to Las Vegas women on June 2
Dress for Success Southern Nevada, an affiliate of the international non-profit organization that promotes the economic independence of disadvantaged women, is hosting The Power Walk for Dress for Success in Las Vegas on Saturday, June 2, 2012, with 5K and 1- mile walk options.
The Power Walk takes place in 40 international cities and promotes active, healthy lifestyle choices for women and families, serving as a “walking testament” to the inextricable link between personal health and professional success.
Dress for Success Southern Nevada has partnered with the Las Vegas chapters of Weight Watchers for this year’s inaugural fundraising walk towards wellness, empowerment, and self-defined success.
WHAT: The Power Walk for Dress for Success Southern Nevada (5K and 1 mile walk options available)
WHERE: Town Square, 6605 Las Vegas Boulevard South, Las Vegas, Nev., 89119
WHEN: Saturday, June 2 – registration begins at 8 a.m. and the walk starts at 9 a.m.
WHY: By participating in The Power Walk for Dress for Success, walkers will help support local programs that empower disadvantaged women and their families in Southern Nevada to achieve financial independence and self-defined success.
Registration is now open for both the 5K and 1 mile walks and costs $25 per person. Online registration is available at The Power Walk for Dress for Success website. For more information about The Power Walk for Dress for Success Southern Nevada, please e-mail: PowerWalkVegas@gmail.com.
Local sponsors for the event include Wells Fargo Bank, Bank of America, Weight Watchers, Las Vegas Color Graphics and The Today Foundation.
Weight Watchers members from across Southern Nevada will be walking in support of Dress For Success.
“Weight Watchers and Dress For Success have a common goal to empower, support and help create new beginnings for the Las Vegas community. The Power walk is a great opportunity for us to get physically and philanthropically active and make a difference,” says Heather Avila, director of business development for Weight Watchers of Las Vegas.
About Dress for Success
Dress for Success is an international not-for-profit organization that promotes the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, a network of support and the career development tools to help women thrive in work and in life. Since starting operations in 1997, Dress for Success has expanded to more than 110 cities in the U.S., Australia, Canada, Ireland, Mexico, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland, the UK and the West Indies. To date, Dress for Success has helped more than 550,000 women work towards self-sufficiency.
Dress for Success Southern Nevada
Dress for Success Southern Nevada was established in 2009 by founder Paige Candee and a group of motivated volunteers with the goal of improving the lives of disadvantaged women by giving them the tools to be self-sufficient. Visit www.dressforsuccess.org/southernnevada to learn more.