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The Sexual Assault Recovery and Prevention (SARP) center is leading "Walk a Mile in Her Shoes," an awareness and fundraiser for the prevention of sexual violence, on April 28. For this event, men are invited to don high-heeled shoes for a mile-long trek around downtown SLO. The cost for individuals to participate is $20, or $100 for a team. Women are encouraged to march in support of an end to sexual violence. Registration is set for 11 a.m. at Mitchell Park. The march begins at noon. For more info, call 545-8888 or visit www.walkamileinhershoes.com.

Support young people at the Boys and Girls Club's sixth annual Angels for Kids dinner and live auction at the Madonna Inn on April 28. This is a black-tie event featuring cocktails and wines from local vintners. The Boys and Girls Club serves 2,200 kids around the county. For tickets, or to donate, call Moyses Miguira at 481-7339 or e-mail moyses@bgc.org.

Cal Poly's Student Community Services Center is organizing the ninth annual Walk to Fight Homelessness fundraiser on May 12. The walk begins at 11 a.m. at Santa Rosa Park in SLO and ends in the same place with a barbecue and family activities. The event hopes to raise awareness of the more than 100 people who walk between the Maxine Lewis Memorial Shelter, which is consistently filled to capacity, and the Prado Day Center, which offers personal services such as laundry, shower, and job-seeking help. For details, call the Community Service Center on Cal Poly's campus at 756-6749.

Kylie Mendonca compiled this week's Strokes and Plugs. Send your business news to kmendonca@newtimesslo.com or rmiller@newtimesslo.com.

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