Updated 12:00 a.m., Sun August 18, 2019
PHOTO BY: Staci Vandagriff

Holding hands and wearing their matching Clinton Down Syndrome Walk shirts are Randi Newland, from left, co-organizer; her son, Weston, 8; Sammy McJunkins, 20; and Sammy’s mother, Darla. The annual 1-mile walk is scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 7. Proceeds from the walk will go to several nonprofit organizations.

Mothers’ mission

Clinton Down Syndrome Walk set for Sept. 7

CLINTON — Randi Newland of Dennard, the mother of an active 8-year-old boy with Down syndrome, said the annual walk to raise money for and awareness of the disorder is working. She is co-organizer of the eighth annual Clinton Down Syndrome Walk, which is scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 7 in a new location — the Clinton High School basketball gym. Formerly called the Buddy Walk, Newland said, the event’s name was changed last year. Ne... READ MORE

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