133 hit trail at Enerflex MS Walk | DrumhellerMail
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133 hit trail at Enerflex MS Walk


    At 133 strong, the Enerflex MS Walk took over the pathways of Drumheller Sunday morning in support of those suffering with the condition and helping to find a cure.

    This was the 12th annual MS Walk in the valley.  While walkers were greeted by frost Sunday morning, the day warmed up by the time participants of all ages took to the courses ranging from 3 kilometres up to 11.5 kilometres.
     Dave Watson, organizer of the event, said the 133 walkers was a strong turnout for the Walk.  So far, the MS Walk this year has raised about $22,000. Enerflex gave about $4,000.
    The atmosphere was festive as walkers took to the route. The event was well supported by local individuals and businesses.  For the first time Drumheller MS Chapter president Deb Wynia took to the course surrounded by family. Her granddaughter Brooklyn, at only six weeks old, was the youngest on the course.
    Walkers were able to enjoy snacks along the route from local sponsors. There were a number of donated prizes for walkers when they returned to the Drumheller Memorial Arena. Lunch, supplied by Freson IGA, was served while Angela Price kept walkers entertained.
    Funds raised by the MS Walk help support programs that many MS Society clients rely on, including education, workshops, support programs, awareness and advocacy as well as recreation and social programs. It also funds research.
    Those walkers who still have funds trickling in can drop off late pledges at the Boston Pizza in Drumheller.

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