7th Annual Walk to Remember Registration is Open!


Click here to learn more and register for the Walk to Remember.


Join us in remembering your loved ones by participating in our 7th Annual Walk to Remember around Rice Lake in Maple Grove.

The walk begins at the Angel of Hope Statue, located at the Maple Grove Arboretum — 9400 Fernbrook Lane.

Registration and Check in: 9:00 a.m.
Remembrance Gathering: 10:00 a.m.
Walk Begins: 10:30 a.m.

Questions: email to info@friendsoftheangel.org or visit www.friendsoftheangel.org

Deadline for pre-registrations is April 15, 2017. Those registering the day of the event cannot be guaranteed a T-shirt and/or lunch.

The walk is limited to 350 participants, so early registration is encouraged. Please leave pets at home.

Photo remembrance sponsorships available.

If you are interested in helping but can’t attend meetings, please let us know at info@friendsoftheangel.org. We need around 100 volunteers the day of the event!


What can/can’t I bring to the event?
We encourage you to leave your pets at home. You may bring your own water or take advantage of our water stations along the route. This is a non-smoking event.

What are my parking options at the event?
There are two lots available at the Arboretum and additional parking is available at Arbor View Early Childhood Center and the Emmanual Christian Center (northwest corner of 93rd Avenue and Fernbrook Lane). Attendants will be in place to direct traffic.

What facilities are available?
Portable restrooms will be available.

What time should I arrive for same day registration?
We encourage you to arrive by 9:00 am, but recommend registering by April 15 to guarantee a T-shirt and lunch.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
It is not required.

What is the weather cancellation policy?
This is a rain or shine event.

What other activities are available?
Some activities include kids’ craft table, face painting, and DJ entertainment.

Can I order a Personalized Photo Remembrance Sign?
Personalized Photo Remembrance signs are posted along the trail of the Walk to Remember and are $10 each. Your sign can include one of the following: a photograph, a poem, or other artwork. Submission is due by May 1, 2016.

Send an email to president@friendsoftheangel.org including the following information:

• Your name and your loved one’s name in the subject line.
• Digital photo/artwork of the highest possible resolution jpg format to fit an 8” X 10” space.
• Personalized Sign Information limited to 2 lines each with 25 characters max, for instance:

First Middle Last Name
Sept 30, 1964 – Mar 29, 2006

We promise to do our best to make sure all signs are completed as specified; however, no refunds will be given. For sample signs visit www.friendsoftheangel.org.

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Through our website at www.friendsoftheangel.org or by emailing info@friendsoftheangel.org.


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