"Walk For Empowerment" to Raise Funds For Spina Bifida Services in the Hudson Valley

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  • (1888PressRelease) October 14, 2011 - The forecast calls for fun this Saturday, October 15, at the 2nd annual "Walk for Empowerment" event at Thomas Bull Memorial Park in Montgomery. Proceeds from the event will support services for Hudson Valley families living with Spina Bifida.

    Highlights include:
    A 2-mile walk through Thomas Bull Memorial Park
    A petting zoo
    Teddy Bear Repair station- children are encouraged to bring their stuffed friends in need of a little care to our volunteers who will make sure they're given the TLC they deserve.
    Hive Building Contest- The winner of this contest will go home with an iPad!
    Tricky Tray auction
    Family Picnic

    Bring the whole family and support a great cause in your community. Registration is free, please visit www.thesbrn.org.

    Walk for Empowerment
    Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011
    10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Cost: Free
    Location: Thomas Bull Memorial Park, Montgomery, NY
    Register at www.thesbrn.org

    Sponsors include: CCS Medical, Orange Regional Medical Center, The Bumble Bee Project, Keller Williams, Surehands Lift & Care Systems, Music by Danielle, and Manchester Orthopedic Inc.

    Spina Bifida is the most frequently occurring, permanently disabling birth defect in the United States. It occurs when there is an incomplete formation of the spine during the first stages of fetal development and often results in partial paralysis, bowel and bladder incontinence, skin sensitivity, hydrocephalus, and a myriad of other cognitive, developmental, and physical challenges in varying degrees.

    The Spina Bifida Resource Network is the only organization solely dedicated to the thousands of individuals and families living with Spina Bifida in New Jersey, Metro New York and Orange and Sullivan counties of New York.

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