Friday, August 31, 2012
Annual AIDS Walk
Date: August 31, 2012
Thomas Judd Care Center Hosts Annual AIDS Walk
The event will be Sept. 23 at Medalie Park at the south side of Boardman Lake
Munson Medical Center’s Thomas Judd Care Center will host the seventh annual Northern Michigan AIDS Walk on Sunday, Sept. 23, at Medalie Park in Traverse City.
Registration begins at 11 a.m., speakers will address participants at noon, and the walk will start at 1:15 p.m. Following the walk, prizes will be awarded in a variety of categories.
Thomas Judd Care Center’s Brian Simerson said the family friendly event includes area agencies with display booths, games, a silent auction, as well as food and entertainment. Participants are encouraged to preregister through the website aidswalkmichigan.org, just click on the northern Michigan link. Participants who would like to collect donations from family and friends may obtain pledge forms at Advance America, Grondin’s Hair Center, JenTees, SideTraxx, and the Thomas Judd Care Center. People may also request a pledge form by mail or by calling (231) 935-2785.
Medalie Park is located at the south end of Boardman Lake on South Airport Road.
Additionally, on Thursday and Friday Sept. 6 and 7, the Thomas Judd Care Center will host a silent auction fundraiser at Munson Medical Center’s Cafeteria. A variety of items and services will be available to bid on. The auction is open from 1:30 - 6 p.m. on Thursday, and 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. on Friday.
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