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MS Walk set for Saturday at Fort Steilacoom Park

Post by Brent Champaco on April 7, 2010 at 3:11 pm with No Comments »
April 7, 2010 3:12 pm

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The annual walk to benefit the fight against multiple sclerosis takes place Saturday at Fort Steilacoom Park.

Registration for the South Sound (formerly Tacoma) Walk MS begins 8:30 a.m., and the walk begins at 9:30 a.m.

Here is more information on the event:

Walk MS South Sound Takes Place This Saturday

This year’s annual South Sound (formerly Tacoma) Walk MS to raise money to stop multiple sclerosis takes place this Saturday, April 10, at Fort Steilacoom Park. Registration starts at 8:30 a.m. and the Walk begins at 9:30 a.m. Activities, entertainment and a flood of walkers dressed in orange will help mark the 20-year anniversary of Walk MS in Washington. The event supports programs and services for people living with MS and their families, as well as research into prevention, treatments and a cure.

In addition to the South Sound Walk, other Walk MS events will be held on Saturday in Snohomish County, Olympia, Bainbridge Island, Kennewick, and Kitsap County as well as on Sunday, April 11, at Husky Stadium in Seattle. More than 10,000 walkers are expected to participate throughout the weekend. For more information, visit the National MS Society, Greater Northwest Chapter’s Web site at www.walkMSwashington.org .

For questions or more information in advance of or on the day of the events, contact Rosanna Snyder, 206-661-0092 (cell), rosanna.snyder@nmsswas.org.

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