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    5th Annual MS Skate-A-Thon Benefiting Can Do Multiple Sclerosis to be held at Eagle Ice Rink

    Posted Tuesday, September 25, 2012

    Edwards, Colo • September 25, 2012 – Lace up the skates and join us for the 5th Annual MS Skate-A-Thon!  Skaters will gather at the Eagle Ice Rink on Saturday, October 13th from 5 - 7 pm to raise money for Can Do Multiple Sclerosis’s lifestyle empowerment programs for people and families living with MS.

    "MS Skate-A-Thon is an event I created to bring together our local community and get them involved in supporting the mission behind Can Do MS,” says Tara Lane, Can Do MS staff, event organizer and local figure skating and hockey power skating coach.  “This event offers a great opportunity to give back and help more people living with MS attend a Can Do MS program with the funds we raise.”

    Skaters will collect as many pledges as possible leading up to the event.  Pledges are typically given in flat amounts or per lap skated during the two hour event.  All ages and abilities are welcome to participate and skate rentals are available. Walk-ins may participate and skate by making a simple donation at the event.  Don’t skate? Participate just by raising money or supporting a skater! Prizes will be given to the top fundraisers including a Chicago Blackhawks jersey signed by Jonathan Toews to the overall top fundraiser!

    The 5th annual MS Skate-A-Thon is presented by Slifer Smith & Frampton Real Estate.

    For more event information and sponsorship opportunities, please visit www.mscando.org or contact Tara Lane directly at 317.339.0829 or MSskate-a-thon@hotmail.com.

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     A national nonprofit organization based in Edwards, Colo., Can Do MS is an innovative provider of lifestyle empowerment programs that empower people with MS and their support partners to transform and improve their quality of life. For more information, visit the organization’s website at www.mscando.org or call 970-926-1290.

     

    Media Contact:  Jennifer Myers, Director of Marketing and Communications
    Can Do Multiple Sclerosis™
    Phone: 970-926-1270
    E-mail: jmyers@mscando.org



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    Can Do Multiple Sclerosis™ is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization.
    Charitable Organization Number: 74-2337853

    Formerly The Heuga Center for Multiple Sclerosis | Founded by Jimmie Heuga

    A national nonprofit organization, Can Do MS is a leading provider of innovative lifestyle empowerment programs
    that empower people with MS and their support partners to transform and improve their quality of life.

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