Peace Walk Sunday honors Franklin’s legacy

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – A walk this weekend will serve as painful and emotional reminders of the damage done by gun violence and the need for community intervention.

The walk is Sunday, Sept. 27 at 3:00 p.m. in Duncan Park.

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That is the Antonio Franklin, Jr. VIP Peace Walk to honor the legacy of Anita Franklin. Participants will  walk a mile with survivors and community partners to take a stand against gun violence in our community.

Franklin died earlier this year of a heart attack.

The Office of the Fayette County Sheriff and Anita Franklin’s family is hosting Franklin’s annual Peace Walk to honor her legacy. Duncan Park is located at 530 N. Limestone St. Lexington 40508.

The Office of the Fayette County Sheriff and Anita Franklin’s family will be joined by additional sponsors: The Antonio Franklin, Jr. Violence Intervention Project, The Lexington Police Department, The Nest, 1st District Council Member James Brown and We Are Survivors.