Walk MS Hopes to Raise Money, Increase Awareness for Local Chapter
cities across the country, thousands of people will walk to one
destination: a world free of Multiple
Sclerosis. Register for the annual Walk MS event
at Barr Middle School on Saturday, April 27 to join in the movement.
Money raised by the event will provide
funds for local programs and services and research on a national level. The event itself looks to create a hope-filled and
enjoyable atmosphere for everyone affected by MS while generating a greater
awareness of Multiple Sclerosis in the public at large.
MS provides the means and a way to bring the community together for the MS
cause," said Kay Julian, chapter president for the Mid-America Chapter of the
National MS Society. "It's a way for
people affected by MS and people connected to MS to walk, volunteer and
participate all for the cause."
includes three and six mile routes, complete with rest stops, snacks and
encouragement from volunteers. The walk
also has an accessible route so people of all abilities can participate.
Individuals have the option to register alone or as part of a team. Those that don't want to walk can help the cause by volunteering at a rest stop or donating to the cause. Register online at
MSmidamerica.org or call 1-800-344-4867.