100 Black Men of Syracuse will hold the Winston Gaskin Community Walk for Health & Wellness from 9 to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, at Kirk Park and Onondaga Creekwalk, 1101 South Ave. to 400 W. Borden Ave. The annual family-friendly event, which is being offered for the first time at Kirk Park, is free and open to the public. Walk participants will assemble at Kirk Park at 9 a.m. for the 3.2-mile walk that will proceed along a recently completed portion of the Onondaga Creekwalk. The event honors Winston Gaskin, an African-American Syracuse resident, pharmacist, Army veteran and community leader who passed away in 2009. The Gaskin Walk is also dedicated to raising awareness about a variety of health issues and promoting healthy lifestyles.
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