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Children's Advocacy Center 5K Walk June 22

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The Children's Advocacy Center of North and Northwest Cook County in Hoffman Estates hosts its 7th annual Champions for Children 5K Walk on Sunday, June 22.

The organization hopes to draw hundreds of participants to help raise $35,000 for programs and services benefiting children affected by sexual abuse or severe physical abuse.

The event also will feature face painting, a bouncy house, beanbag toss, a dunk tank, popcorn machine, coloring table and music by DJ Charizma. Legoland Discovery Center in Schaumburg will host two interactive displays.

The event is based at the center's headquarters, 640 Illinois Boulevard in Hoffman Estates, and begins at 8:30 a.m. that day. Tickets cost $25 for adults, $10 for kids ages 11 to 18, and are free for kids 10 and under. Registration is available on the day of the event, but preregistration and purchase of raffle tickets can be done at Teams are encouraged, though individual walkers can register.

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