The 12th annual Fun Walk benefiting the Dungeness Valley Health and Wellness Clinic saw 165 walkers and runners participate in either 1-mile or 5-mile walk or run on Sept. 10. See story

The 12th annual Fun Walk benefiting the Dungeness Valley Health and Wellness Clinic saw 165 walkers and runners participate in either 1-mile or 5-mile walk or run on Sept. 10. See story

Free clinic walk surpasses $30K goal

Organizers of the 12th annual Fun Walk on Sept. 10 to benefit The Dungeness Valley Health and Wellness Clinic say it met and surpassed its $30,000 goal.

Organizers of the 12th annual Fun Walk on Sept. 10 to benefit The Dungeness Valley Health and Wellness Clinic say it met and surpassed its $30,000 goal.

The event, which serves as the main funding source for the free clinic, raised $24,500 in sponsorships and $7,147 in donations. In total, 165 walkers and runners participated in the 1-mile or 5-mile course starting at Trinity United Methodist Church and looping around various parts of Carrie Blake Community Park.

The event featured free medical screenings, music, healthy snacks and several prizes.

All proceeds benefit the free clinic which supplies urgent and chronic medical care for the uninsured and underinsured. It opens at 5 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information, visit www.sequimfreeclinic.org.

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