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Vernon Peoples Drug Mart Walk for ALS

When:
June 14, 2015 @ 10:00 am
2015-06-14T10:00:00-07:00
2015-06-14T10:30:00-07:00
Where:
Polson Park
2600 British Columbia 6
Vernon, BC V1T 5G4
Canada
Cost:
Free

Walk_For_ALS_Kelowna_OkanaganJoin us for the 5th Annual Peoples Drug Mart Walk for ALS on Sunday, June 14th, 2015. This fun filled community event will be kicking off at 10:00 AM at Polson Park, in Vernon, BC; with the 5km Walk Starting at 11:00 AM. Everyone is welcome and invited to this family friendly event!

Proceeds from the Peoples Drug Mart Walk for ALS go to the ALS Society of BC to fund research and to provide support for those living with ALS. Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) is a fatal neuromuscular disease that affects the person’s motor neurons which carry messages to the muscles. When these muscles fail to receive messages, they lose strength, atrophy and die, leaving the person immobilized.

Throughout the event you will be able to enjoy a host of wonderful activities, with a local flare, organized by our amazing team of local volunteers. You will also be joining together with other families, volunteers, sponsors and teams to make a significant impact on the lives of many local families struggling daily with ALS. Thanks to your support and to the extensive network of committed ALS volunteers working in communities across B.C. and the Yukon, we are making unprecedented inroads.
Right now, the ALS community has an extraordinary chance to step forward with renewed confidence and vigor. Promising new discoveries of inquiry offer so many reasons for us to see a brighter future for the ALS mission. Register to Walk for ALS, and together, we can provide more hope.

Walk with us to stop ALS in its tracks.
Register Today : www.walkforals.ca

More About Peoples Drug Mart Walk for ALS:
The Walk for ALS is a volunteer-driven event coordinated by the ALS Society of BC, taking place in 15 communities across BC and Yukon. Each location features accessible routes for wheelchairs and scooters, rest stops and more. It is the largest annual fundraiser of the ALS Societies across Canada.

More About the ALS Society of BC:
The ALS Society of BC, established in 1981, is dedicated to providing direct support to ALS patients, along with their families and caregivers, to ensure the best quality of life possible while living with ALS. Through assisting research, we are committed to find the cause of, and cure for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS).

Contacts/ Info:

Walk for ALS Coordinators:
Kylie Walman & Samantha Mayall
(250)309-1977
vernonwalk@alsbc.ca

Executive Director, ALS Society of BC:
Wendy Toyer
1-800-708-3228 ext 222
Cell: 778-999-6257
w.toyer@alsbc.ca

Updates on ALS Research:
http://alsbc.ca/services/research

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