6th Annual New Directions For Veterans Memorial Day 5K RUN/WALK


memorial day runWhat: On Monday, May 30, 2016, more than 2,000 runners and walkers of all ages will honor the soldiers and veterans in their lives at the 6th Annual New Directions for Veterans Memorial Day 5K Run/Walk.  Fox 11 Evening News Anchor Christine Devine will emcee the event, which raises funds to help homeless and at-risk veterans and their families in LA County. The Memorial Day 5K will take place on the sprawling West Los Angeles VA Campus and feature energy-pumping music, lively group exercises, and an Expo Festival which features local and corporate exhibitors. Event sponsors include Bank of America, SoCal Gas and Boston Scientific.


Who: Presented by New Directions for Veterans (NDVets)


Visuals/Interviews:  Ted Howells, CEO, New Directions for Veterans

Christine Devine, Emmy Award Winning News anchor for KTTV’s Fox 11 News

Celebrity Trainer, Let’s Move LA, Dion Jackson, KickBox Cardio, Zumba and more

New Directions for Veterans Choir

More than 2,000 walkers and runners of all ages, many in patriotic attire

Warrior Expo Festival


Where: New Directions for Veterans

11303 Wilshire Blvd.

West Los Angeles Veterans Affairs Campus

VA Building 116

Los Angeles, CA 90073


When:  Monday, May 30th, 8 AM – 11 AM


New Directions for Veterans is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.  Since 1992, NDVets has provided comprehensive social and housing services for homeless and at-risk veterans, and their families, in Los Angeles County. For more information, visit www.NDVets.org.

Media Contact: Molly Ann Mroczynski, New Directions for Veterans; (310) 696-5662, mollyann@ndvets.org


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