Walk a Mile to aid food bank

The annual Walk a Mile for a Meal to benefit the New Milford Food Bank will be Sept. 22, from 1-3 p.m.

Individuals, youth groups, schools, athletic teams and scouts are invited to participate.

Participants will purchase a bag or bags of non-perishable items at Big Y in Veterans Plaza on Route 7, and then walk the groceries one mile to the food bank at the Richmond Citizen Center at 40 Main St.

Residents who are unable to participate the day of the event are invited to walk on another date. Food and household items will be accepted Mondays through Fridays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

For information and registration, call Social Services at 860-355-6079.