Green Bay Packers Eddie Lacy Tapped for 2015 Walk for Children

Next Door is excited to welcome star Green Bay Packer Running Back Eddie Lacy as Walk Leader for “WALK WITH ME” — the 26th Annual Walk for Children on Saturday, May 16th at Next Door Headquarters in Milwaukee.

“WALK WITH ME” brings together 100s of friends, families and special guests from throughout greater Milwaukee. The event raises funds and awareness for Next Door’s programming and services designed to help at-risk children get ready for first grade and ready for life.

“I am so excited to welcome Mr. Lacy as our Walk Leader and thank him for his commitment,” said Next Door Executive Director Carol Keintz. “We appreciate his dedication to our mission and to the people we serve. Our Walk is traditionally the highlight of the year for Next Door. We welcome everyone to walk with our children and our families on this special day!”

“WALK WITH ME” is a family-fun event and includes a one-mile walk starting at Next Door, 2545 N. 29th Street. This year’s festivities include live entertainment by popular national musical act, Alex & the Kaleidoscope, kids’ games and activities, prizes, and food for all registered participants. Registration begins at 9 a.m. and the Walk begins at 10 a.m.

Harley-Davidson Motor Company is the presenting sponsor for this event.

EddieLacyFinalEddie Lacy, star running back for the Green Bay Packers, was named the 2013 NFL Offensive Player of the Year. He played college football for the University of Alabama.

Mr. Lacy is represented by Mayfield Sports, Wisconsin’s premier sports marketing and booking agency representing your favorite Wisconsin professional athletes.