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Walkers turn out for autism awareness march in Du Quoin

  • Sherry Taylor, left and Carmen Woods, co-coordinators of the autism awareness and fundraising walk, present a check for more than $6,000 to Raynee Goffinet, center, a social worker with Tri County Special Education.

    Sherry Taylor, left and Carmen Woods, co-coordinators of the autism awareness and fundraising walk, present a check for more than $6,000 to Raynee Goffinet, center, a social worker with Tri County Special Education.
    Jon Montgomery photo

  • Local residents turned out despite the inclement weather Saturday morning to participate in the first annual autism awareness and fundraising walk sponsored by General Cable of Du Quoin.

    Local residents turned out despite the inclement weather Saturday morning to participate in the first annual autism awareness and fundraising walk sponsored by General Cable of Du Quoin.
    Jon Montgomery photo

  • Sherry Taylor hands out shirts as Andy and Mary Broadhurst check in the walkers Saturday morning in Du Quoin.

    Sherry Taylor hands out shirts as Andy and Mary Broadhurst check in the walkers Saturday morning in Du Quoin.
    Jon Montgomery photo

 
updated: 4/17/2018 3:19 PM

Du Quoin residents and others turned out Saturday despite inclement weather, to participate in the first annual autism awareness and fundraising walk sponsored by General Cable of Du Quoin. The money raised will enhance learning opportunities for autistic children.