Thursday, May 25, 2017 



Walking Tall

Annual MS Walk in Chilliwack May 28

Cathy Nidoski, MS/Voice photos


MS fundraiser walkers in 2012.


n Sunday May 28, in communities across the province, over 4,000 participants will come together for British Columbia’s annual Scotiabank MS Walk to demonstrate their power in helping to change the lives of Canadians living with multiple sclerosis (MS).


Working members of the media are invited to cover the inspiring event and speak with an MS spokesperson and/or those directly affected by the disease. In the Fraser Valley, the event details are as follows:

WHO: Over 90 participants will celebrate the power of coming together to change the lives of Canadians affected by multiple sclerosis at the Scotiabank MS Walk in Chilliwack.

WHAT: The Scotiabank MS Walk is a family-oriented, community-supported event that raises funds in support of the fight to end MS. Participants can choose from varying route lengths, including a wheelchair accessible route for participants using mobility aids. Local favourite, Topaz Rock Band, will be performing at Vedder Park from 1pm-3pm to entertain guests with their good old fashion rock sound. More information is available online at:

WHEN: May 28 2017; Check-in time 11:30 am; Start time 1 pm

WHERE: Vedder Park. 45450 Petawawa Rd, Chilliwack, BC V2R 3M4

WHY: Funds raised from MS Walk support innovative research into the cause, treatment and cure of MS as well as valuable services, programs and advocacy for Canadians affected by MS.


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