The American Diabetes Association is sponsoring its annual fund-raising America's Walk for Diabetes beginning at 9 a.m. Oct. 1 in Island Park, Williamsville.
Held to benefit the association, the 5-kilometer walk will be one of 300 held nationwide. Walkers will raise money through pledges for completing the event.
Participants will be greeted by "Spyke" from the Buffalo Blizzards, "Perry Winkle" from Perry's ice cream and "Ocbee" from Old Country Buffet. More than 50 area businesses are involved with promoting the event.