For Immediate Release

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Media Contact:
Susan Riehn
Executive Director
Phone: (337) 436-2570
Email address:

Families Helping Families - Dash for disABILITIES Superhero 5K Run-Walk &  Roll - 3/3/18 
"Families Helping Families of SWLA's Dash for disABILITIES-
Superhero 5K Run - Walk & Roll!"
Lake Charles LA , February 8, 2018 -  Families Helping Families of Southwest Louisiana announces its inaugural Dash for DisABILITIES Superhero 5K Run, Walk, and Roll to be held Saturday, March 3, 2018 to be held at the Lake Charles Civic Center.  Registration for the 5K and Fun Run begins at 7:30 AM, with the 5K and Walk beginning at 8:30 AM.  Chip timing will be used for the 5K.  We would like to encourage you to dress like the Super Hero you are, to match the theme of this event!  All ages are welcome!  Prizes to be awarded for the best and the most creative costumes.   
Early Registration is $25 and needs to be received by February 28, 2018.   Event Day, On-Site, Registration is $30 (cash or check only).  Registration for this event can be completed online at:   Each participant will receive a t-shirt if pre-registered by 2/21/18.   Awards will be given in each age division, and for top male and female overall.  For more information please contact: Families Helping Families at 337-436-2570, 1-800-894-6558 or visit our website
Families Helping Families of Southwest Louisiana is the only "one stop shop" that serves people with all types of disabilities and their family members in the 5 parish area of Southwest Louisiana. Thousands of area families benefit each year from our unique services that include; direct assistance and support from another person who has "been there" too.   
Families Helping Families of Southwest Louisiana, Inc.
Mission & Vision
Families Helping Families of Southwest Louisiana's mission is to enable and empower individuals with disabilities and their families by providing information, referral, education, training, peer support, and advocacy skills.
Families Helping Families of Southwest Louisiana's vision is that all individuals with disabilities have the opportunity to attend school, live, work, and play in their own community.

"Families Helping Families...It's Who We Are...It's What We Do!"
Susan Riehn  | Families Helping Families of SWLA | (337) 436-2570
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