Great Strides Walk on May 31

Southwest Booster - - NEWS -

The Kins­men and Kinettes are join­ing forces with the Swift Cur­rent Chap­ter of the Cana­dian Cys­tic Fi­bro­sis Foun­da­tion on May 31 for the an­nual Great Strides Walk.

The an­nual event starts at 8 a.m. with regis­tra­tion, fol­lowed by the walk at 9 a.m. and a BBQ for the walk­ers and their fam­i­lies af­ter. All events are at River­side Park.

All money raised dur­ing the walk will sup­port the Cana­dian Cys­tic Fi­bro­sis Foun­da­tion's vi­tal re­search and care.

Cys­tic fi­bro­sis is the most com­mon, fa­tal ge­netic dis­ease af­fect­ing young Cana­di­ans, with an es­ti­mated one in ev­ery 3,600 Cana­dian chil­dren born with CF.

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