Join hundreds of residents as they Walk to Defeat ALS

September 9, 2018 - als

Hundreds of internal residents will be participating in a 18th annual Walk to Defeat ALS Sunday morning during Fairborn Community Park located during 691 E. Dayton Yellow Springs Road, according to a release.

Check-in is during 9:30 a.m. and a 2.5-mile travel starts during 10:45 a.m.

This eventuality is a fundraiser for a ALS Association Central Southern Ohio Chapter to support people vital with Lou Gehrig’s Disease, a deadly and on-going neurodegenerative illness that affects haughtiness cells in a mind and spinal cord, a recover stated. 

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Walk to Defeat ALS helps lift income for a programs and services a Chapter provides, giveaway of charge, to people and families vital with ALS. Services embody consultations with medical professionals, loaned medical equipment, support groups, and preparation and information about a disease.

“Last year, we lifted some-more than $130,000. Generous corporate sponsorship, in further to dollars lifted by teams of walkers, assistance us grasp a idea any year,” pronounced executive executive Marlin Seymour. 

This year’s sponsors embody Touching Hearts during Home, Dole, Hospice of Dayton, Functional Formularies, Hollywood Gaming and Raceway and Michael Ward Legacy. 

The Chapter’s final 3 Walk to Defeat ALS events have lifted some-more than $6 million.

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“We’re so beholden to all of a Walk Team Captains, Walk participants and others who present to assistance us grasp a goals. Their support truly does make a disproportion for ALS patients,” pronounced Seymour. 

For some-more information about a Walk and other section programs, call 866-273-2572 or revisit

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