The organizers of the 2015 NAMIWalks event will hold an informational meeting from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 24, at the Mellow Mushroom, 8227 Oak St., New Orleans.

There will be free pizza and door prizes, with a cash bar. To reserve your spot, contact Meghan by Tuesday at or (504) 896-2345.

During the meeting, a $50 drawing will be held from among those who have registered NAMIWalks teams with at least five members by 7 p.m.

NAMI New Orleans is the local affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness. NAMIWalks, which will take place Oct. 24 in Audubon Park, is meant to stomp out stigma and raise awareness for the local group. The honorary co-chairpeople of this year’s event are Orleans Parish Coroner Jeffrey Rouse and Angela Hill.