Muscular Dystrophy Canada

Muscular Dystrophy Canada

May 26, 2011 09:00 ET

Walk, Wheel, Roll or Run and Help Make Muscles Move! Join the 2011 North Bay & Area Walk for Muscular Dystrophy

NORTH BAY, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - May 26, 2011) - The annual Walk for Muscular Dystrophy will be hosted by the North Bay & Area volunteer planning committee on Saturday June 11, 2011 at Lee Park. Festivities begin at 10:00 a.m. with participant registration and the walk, wheel, roll or run begins at 11:00 a.m.

The Walk forMuscular Dystrophy is a fun event that the entire family can participate in, regardless of fitness level. The celebration includes activities for kids, snacks and refreshments. New this year, come out and meet the York Region Walk for Muscular Dystrophy Community Partners who will have great information and resources. The Walk is fully accessible and participants can choose from a 1km or 5km route.

Your support will help those living with a neuromuscular disorder in your community like Jessica Lair, this year's North Bay & Area Walk for Muscular Dystrophy Ambassador. The North Bay & Area Walk for Muscular Dystrophy is an opportunity for Jessica's family to come together to work towards a common goal. Together, they collect funds, recruit walk participants and educate people about muscular dystrophy. Jessica is committed to "help[ing] people get involved". The Walk for Muscular Dystrophy is also a chance to "help others in the community who have muscular dystrophy".

Make a difference by registering for the North Bay & Area Walk for Muscular Dystrophy and help raise funds to support those like Jessica living with a neuromuscular disorder in your community.

Muscular Dystrophy Canada represents more than 100 different disorders and over 50,000 Canadians living with a neuromuscular disorder. Muscular Dystrophy Canada is committed to improving the lives of those affected with neuromuscular disorders by continually working to provide ongoing support and resources while relentlessly searching for a cure through well funded research.

To register or for more information on the North Bay & Area Walk forMuscular Dystrophy, please visit www.muscle.ca/walk.

Contact Information

  • Muscular Dystrophy Canada
    Julia Chernin
    Community Development Manager – Ontario and Nunavut
    1.866.687.2538 ext.153
    julia.chernin@muscle.ca