Methodist Family Health’s Walk for Children and Families coming up Aug. 5 at Big Dam Bridge

Little Rock, Ark. (July 20, 2016) The 10th annual Walk for Children and Families benefiting Methodist Family Health will be held Friday, Aug. 5, at the Big Dam Bridge over the Arkansas River. Participants of all ages are encouraged to walk over the bridge and back, or any distance they wish. Registration opens at 5:30 p.m., with the Walk at 6:30 p.m.

Cook’s Landing Park on the North Little Rock side of the bridge is the staging area for the event. Cost is $20 for individuals and $50 for families.

The festive, family-friendly event will feature live music, plus free pizza and Frosty Treats ice cream and T-shirts for all participants. Parking will be available at Crystal Hill Elementary School, with a free shuttle to the Big Dam Bridge.

For more information, contact Denise Luft at Methodist Family Health, 501.906.4201 or Details at

About Methodist Family Health

Methodist Family Health provides comprehensive psychiatric and behavioral healthcare to children and families in Arkansas. Established in 1899 as the Methodist Orphanage, today’s Methodist Family Health provides services across the state through a Continuum of Care that includes a 60-bed hospital, residential treatment centers, therapeutic group homes, community- and school-based counseling clinics, an emergency shelter and other specialized programs. Methodist Family Health cares for more than 2,400 children and their families daily.