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Hampton Roads Take Steps for Crohn’s and Colitis Walk
Hampton Roads Take Steps for Crohn’s and Colitis Walk
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Date/Time
Date(s) - 10/06/13
2:00 pm

Location
Mount Trashmore


Hampton Roads Take Steps for Crohn’s & Colitis Walk at Mount Trashmore, Virginia Beach, VA on Sunday, October 6th. Check-in & festival start at 2:00 p.m. Walk start at 3:00 p.m.

WHY:  Take Steps is CCFA’s largest fundraising event and the nation’s only walk dedicated to finding a cure for digestive diseases. Participants raise funds throughout the year to find a cure and come together to celebrate the steps taken when no American has to suffer with digestive diseases and Crohn’s or colitis.

HOW: With your support we are committed to transforming the lives of those impacted by these diseases to one of a brighter future on well-funded, cutting-edge scientific research. There is no registration fee to participate but all fundraising participants will receive an event wristband for food and beverages. Raise $100 and you will receive a Take Steps t-shirt. Any interested participant or team can visit http://www.cctakesteps.org/tidewater for more information and registration.

About Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America

The Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) is a non-profit, volunteer-driven organization dedicated to finding the cures for Crohn’s Disease and ulcerative colitis. It was founded in 1967.

Since founding, CCFA has remained at the forefront of research in Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. Today, they fund cutting-edge studies at major medical institutions, nurture investigators at the early stages of their careers, and finance underdeveloped areas of research. In addition, our educational workshops and programs, along with our scientific journal, Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, enable medical professionals to keep pace with this rapidly growing field. The National Institutes of Health has commended them for “uniting the research community and strengthening IBD research”.

If you would like more information about this topic, or to schedule an interview, please call Caitlyn Casey at (757)422-3231 or email at caitlyn@obrienetal.com.  

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