Tuesday, June 2, 2009

30th ANNUAL WALK AND RUN "Stepping Out To Cure Scleroderma"


"Stepping Out To Cure Scleroderma" Walk & Run
Strap up your running shoes and grab the kids for a day of walking and running in the Detroit Zoo for a worthy cause. The Scleroderma Foundation Michigan Chapter on Sunday, June 7, 2009 at the Detroit Zoo as we celebrate their 30th Annual Walk and Run. Scleroderma (also known as systemic sclerosis) is “ a chronic connective tissue disease generally classified as one of the autoimmune rheumatic diseases.” An estimated 300,000 Americans have the disease. The cause of scleroderma is unknown at this time and there is currently no cure for the disease . But there is treatment available and with your help more people with the disease could benefit. The walk and run event begins with registration at 7– 9:15 a.m. The event is open to all ages
The walk and run will include:
  • A 2-mile walk through the zoo

  • A silent and live auction a 50/50 raffle

  • KidZone

  • “The Touchdown Zone” featuring celebrity guest: Football Hall of Famer – Barry Sanders

  • Scleroderma Store

  • WYCD 99.5 Young Country

The walk is $35 Individual, $65 Group of 4, and $25 per person Groups larger than 4. Tickets provide for an all day admission t the zoo. There will also be prizes.
To register,go to www.firstgiving.com/30thwalk or go to http://www.scleroderma.org/chapter/michigan/2009walk.shtm to print out a registration form to mail in or fax.

For more details, visit http://www.scleroderma.org/chapter/michigan/2009walk.shtm.

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