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Rock the Balut 5K returns to Morton Grove

Rock the Balut 5K returns to Morton Grove

Afire, a Chicago-based nonprofit, is hosting its second annual Rock the Balut 5K Run and Walk in Morton Grove on Sept. 19. The event promotes physical wellness and civic engagement within the Filipino community, development manager for Afire Carla Navoa said. Navoa said the event is also an extension of Afire's mission to "advance the movement of immigrant rights and domestic workers' rights. "The event encourages holistic health and helps get people excited to participate in elections," Navoa said." Although Afire is in Chicago, Navoa said the organization "strives to partner with different organizations to reach the Filipino community outside of the...

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