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Corvallis Mayor Biff Traber, right, meets with Tekeba Tebabal, the mayor of Corvallis' sister city Gondar, Ethiopia, in Traber's office at City Hall in 2018. Corvallis has a sister city relationship with Gondar, with an emphasis on assisting Gondar with water projects.

The annual Walk for Water that benefits Corvallis’ sister city in Ethiopia is set for Saturday at the Benton County Fairgrounds.

The 5-kilometer walk starts at 9:30 a.m., with a market village that includes music, exhibits and kids' activities in place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Ethiopian food will available from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The cost of the walk is $10 per individual or $30 per family. People can register online at www.corvalliswalk4water.com or the day of the event starting at 8:30 a.m.

Proceeds benefit water projects in Gondar, Ethiopia.

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