Saturday, May 11, 2013; 9:01 a.m.
Location: Bangor Arthritis Foundation Annual Walk, 26 Front Street, Bangor, ME
Contact: Patti Maccabe; 1-800-639-2113
The Arthritis Foundation is holding their annual Arthritis Walk in Bangor on
Saturday, May 11, 2013. Registration starts at 9am and the Walk starts at 10am.
There is a choice of a 1 or 3 mile route starting along the Bangor Waterfront
down the bike path up by Hollywood Casino down Main Street and back to Sea Dog
Brewing Co. There will be vendors during registration as well as making
balloon figures for the children, face painting, a tai chi demonstration, and
more. We also have several gift certificates for the walkers raising the most
donations and a special gift for the mothers.
May is Arthritis Awareness month. Your support is making a difference in
helping 50 million adults and 300,000 children suffering from arthritis. In
Maine alone there are 316,000 adults and 1,100 children having doctor diagnosed
arthritis. The money raised goes to arthritis research, programs and services
in Maine in an effort to improve their lives.
Sea Dog Brewing Co has generously offerred the use of their banquet room with
snacks provided. We will be having a panel discussion with the following people
to give us some advise and ask quesrtions of: a child, an adult with RA, an
adult who has a child with arthritis and is also a physical therapist and a gym
owner/physical therapist, a tai chi instructor and hopefully an orthopeadic
IT IS NOT TOO LATE – You can register for the Walk at our website
www.BangorAW.kintera.org. You can walk on your own, start your own team or
join an existing team. If you cannot walk you can still obtain donations and
come to the walk. Please contact the following people for more information:
Patti at 800-639-2113 or email@example.com or Robin at 207-266-6156 or