Fitness walkers Meghan Follert (No. 275) of Avon, center, laughs with Kristen Bernier of Southington, right, during a 5K fund-raising event to benefit the Petit Family Foundation. The walk and race also featured activities such as a raffle, live music, and food. The Petit Family Foundation honors the memories of Jennifer Hawke-Petit, Hayley Elizabeth Petit, and Michaela Rose Petit by supporting efforts such as fostering the science education of young people, and helping those who are affected by chronic illnesses.
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