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Walk MS: Clarksville to be held Saturday, April 15th

Saturday event to raise awareness, fundraiser

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Citizens are invited to join friends and neighbors for Walk MS: Clarksville on Saturday, April 15th in Liberty Park.

Walk MS: Clarksville is an opportunity for people living with MS and those who care about them to connect, join together, and be inspired. In 2016, nearly 300,000 people at more than 550 locations across the country walked to create a world free of MS, raising nearly $50 million.

Walk MS: Clarksville to be held at Liberty Park on Saturday, April 15th, 2017.
Walk MS: Clarksville to be held at Liberty Park on Saturday, April 15th, 2017.

Saturday’s walk will gather at Liberty Park’s Victory Pavilion, 1188 Cumberland Drive, Clarksville. The site opens at 9:00am and the walk begins at 10:00am.

To register to walk or to make a donation, visit walkMS.org, call 855.372.1331 or email

Since 1988, hundreds of thousands of people have taken part in Walk MS events across the country, raising critical funds and awareness for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. This year, the cumulative fundraising is expected to surpass $1 billion.

“Walk MS is a joyous gathering with a wonderful ‘we’re in this together’ feeling,” said Cyndi Zagieboylo, President and CEO of the National MS Society. “Every participant, volunteer, donor and sponsor is helping to drive us toward this exciting $1 billion milestone. Together, we are accelerating progress in making life-changing breakthroughs so that each person with MS can live her or his best life.”

Genentech is the national sponsor of Walk MS.
Multiple sclerosis is an unpredictable, often disabling disease of the central nervous system that disrupts the flow of information within the brain, and between the brain and body.  Advances in research and treatment are leading to better understanding and moving us closer to a world free of MS.

For information about multiple sclerosis and the National MS Society go to nationalMSsociety.org  or call 800.344.4867.


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