BFAIR to Present Fundraising Walk for Independence on June 23

NORTH ADAMS — BFAIR announced the third annual Walk for Independence on Saturday, June 23, kicking off at 10 a.m. A stroll to Cheshire and back (or any distance in between), the walk will be a fundraising event, which BFAIR participants, community members, and sponsors can get involved in through sponsored walking, lunch, bucket raffles, and music by Harminy Entertainment.

Starting and finishing at the Adams Visitors Center, the walk is a day of fun that helps BFAIR share its mission to enrich the lives of people of all ages and abilities by providing positive life experiences and advocacy through distinctive, individualized, quality services.

As a local nonprofit, BFAIR relies on public funds to provide critically needed residential, vocational, habilitative, and clinical services for adults, adolescents, and children with developmental disabilities, autism, and acquired brain injury, as well as home-care services for those aging in their homes. 

The walk registration fee is $25 for adults and $12.50 for children 10 and younger. Registration includes a picnic lunch and sunglasses giveaway. Interested walkers can register and submit payment online at, call (413) 664-9382, ext. 40, or e-mail

Corporate sponsorships are available for the trail, mile, bronze, silver, and gold levels, ranging from $100 to $2,500. Interested businesses should contact Jennifer Civello at for more information. Current gold-level sponsors for the walk are Greylock Federal Credit Union, MountainOne, and the Print Shop Williamstown.

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