CHINO HILLS, CA - The annual BAPS Charities Walk, which took place on May 17 at Veterans Park here, will supported Susan G. Komen for the Cure in the Inland Empire. This year’s walkathon brought together over 700 participants ranging from young kids at the age of 5 to seniors at the age of 75.
In his opening speech, Assemblyman Curt Hagman, expressed his enthusiasm for servitude, saying, “I am always proud and honored to support BAPS Charities in its collective effort to better the local community.” Chino Hills Mayor Ed Graham mentioned, “BAPS Charities continues to support the Chino Hills community through these annual walks. It’s a testament to our wonderful working relationship and the commitment of each BAPS Charities member.” Similar support was shown by the other dignitaries also in attendance, which included: Councilmembers Ray Marquez and Art Bennett, Commissioner Barry Fischer, Chino Valley Independent Fire District Chief Tim Shakleford, and San Bernardino County Sheriff Department Lieutenant Robert Salas.
Funds were also raised for the benefit of the local heroes from the Chino Valley Independent Fire District and the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s department, which serve to protect the public on a day-to-day basis.