Harrisburg “Fight for Air” Walk- 10.14.12

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HARRISBURG, Pa. — You are invited to participate in this year’s “Fight for Air” Walk to help to raise awareness of lung disease and the need for better treatments and a cure. The walk will take place Sunday, October 14 at the Carousel Pavilion, Harrisburg City Island. Registration and fun begins at noon with the walk beginning at 1 p.m.

lung-walkThe “Fight for Air” Walk is a signature 5K walk of the American Lung Association, with more than 200 walks being held nationwide. All proceeds support Lung Association programs, such as the organization’s Asthma Awareness Days, research and advocacy efforts. With your help we can surpass this year’s Fight for Air Walk fundraising goal of $55,000.

Free parking for the walk is available on Harrisburg City Island. Walkers should meet at the Carousel Pavilion for registration, an art contest for children under 12, a bird release and much more. The walk begins at the Walking Bridge.


To register, contact Susan L. Eaton at (717) 541-5864, ext. 22 or at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or visit www.lunginfo.org/hbgwalk.

About the American Lung Association

Now in its second century, the American Lung Association is the leading organization working to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease. With your generous support, the American Lung Association is “Fighting for Air” through research, education and advocacy. For more information about the American Lung Association, a Charity Navigator Four Star Charity and holder of the Better Business Bureau Wise Giving Guide Seal, or to support the work it does, call 1-800-LUNG-USA (1-800-586-4872) or visit www.lungusa.org.

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