The Many Faces of Fibromyalgia Bike & Walk-a-Thon

What: The Many Faces of Fibromyalgia Bike and Walk-a-Thon, in recognition of National Fibromyalgia Awareness Day.

When: May 10, 2003

Where: Warner Park, 21820 Califa Street, Woodland Hills, California (cross street at Topanga Canyon south of Marriot Hotel).

Time: 10:00 am to 1:00 pm (check in at 9:00 am)

Please join us for walk around the park and enjoy the food and entertainment. This family event will include fun for all ages, with a children’s craft table, clowns, Expressions Dance, Inc., Elvis and friends, vendors, and more.

The purpose of this event is two-fold:

–To make people aware of this devastating illness

–To raise money for research

All the tax deductible proceeds will go to the National Fibromyalgia Association, a non-profit [501(c)(3)] organization whose mission is to develop and execute programs dedicated to improving the quality of life for people with fibromyalgia.

Recent research has found that fibromyalgia is a chronic pain illness resulting from disordered sensory processing characterized by widespread pain, fatigue and various neurological symptoms. It is estimated that over 10 million Americans of all nationalities and ages suffer from this debilitating syndrome.

For more information about this event, please email Hkerwin@aol.com

If you would like to join the West Valley Fibromyalgia Suppport Group, call Nancy at (818) 886-8730 or email Nallen19@earthlink.net.

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