Walk to Defeat ALS takes place Oct. 16
HIGHLAND » The ALS Association Greater New York Chapter will host the Eighth Annual Walk to Defeat ALS fundraiser in the Hudson Valley on Sunday, Oct. 16, at 75 Haviland Road on the west side of the Walkway Over the Hudson.
Check in is scheduled at 9 a.m., an opening ceremony is scheduled at 10:30 a.m. and the walk is set to start at 11 a.m. The walk is wheelchair- and stroller-accessible. Before and after the walk, there will be family-friendly activities such as face painting, music, mascots, refreshments and other fun and games, organizers said.
Proceeds from the event will go to The ALS Association Greater New York Chapter. The chapter serves patients and families throughout the Hudson Valley, New York City, Westchester County and elsewhere.
For more information about The ALS Association Greater New York Chapter, visit http://www.als-ny.org, Facebook and twitter @ALSofGNY.