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JourneyCare forming team for Butterfly 5K to benefit pediatrics on Sept. 22

The Evanston-based Greater Illinois Pediatric Palliative Care Coalition will host its Butterfly 5K Run, Walk & Flutter on Sunday, September 22, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Busse Woods, Ned Brown Grove #26, Elk Grove Village.

This is a family-oriented charity event for individuals of all fitness levels with a 5K run, 1-mile walk and a Flutter Fun Run for kids of all ages. The 5K is professionally chip-timed. Bring the family and enjoy the post-run party in the park with children’s activities, entertainers, music and more!

Proceeds of this event benefit five nonprofit organizations that serve children, including JourneyCare’s pediatric program. A group of JourneyCare team members are forming their own team and you can learn details – or give a donation — here.

Registration is $30 for the 5K run or 1-mile walk; $5 for children participating in the Flutter Fun Run; Groups of five or more can receive a discounted rate! All participants will receive a T-shirt and ersonalized race bib. For more details or to register, click here.