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tudents, parents and friends of Orland School District 135 begin to run Saturday, Sept. 8, in the inaugural Orland 135 Foundation for Education Be Kind 5K Walk & Run at Centennial Park. Photos by Mary Compton/22nd Century Media
Eric Chudzik, of Tinley Park, a DJ with Electric Blue Entertainment, performs the man-in-a-balloon trick before the Be Kind 5K Walk & Run.
Ailene Shan, of Orland Park, runs Saturday, Sept. 8, in the Orland 135 Foundation for Education Be Kind 5K Walk & Run at Centennial Park. Photos by Mary Compton/22nd Century Media
Orland Park Trustee Dan Calandriello (left) speaks with Orland 135 Foundation for Education President Dave Shalabi before the race.
Lucy Bushwaller and Megan Boertlein build towers before they take part in the inaugural Be Kind 5K Walk & Run.
Mary Compton, Freelance Reporter
6:40 am CDT September 12, 2018
For Dave Shalabi a lifelong resident of Orland Park, helping children comes naturally. Shalabi, who is the president of the Orland 135 Foundation for Education, joined a few hundred people for the inaugural Be Kind 5K Walk & Run at Centennial Park.