BLOOMINGTON, Minn., March 1, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --
WHAT: The 3rd Annual Purple Day® Walk for Epilepsy, Brain Games and Official GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ Title Attempt for the Largest epilepsy training session where we will be teaching seizure first aid.
Grab your purple gear and walking shoes for the 3rd Annual Purple Day® Walk for Epilepsy and Brain Games led by Purple Day Founder Cassidy Megan. After the walk, let the brain games begin! Local and national organizations will host creative and educational brain games to support persons with epilepsy. There will be prizes, magicians, refreshments and a "Purple Carpet" photo opportunity. Make history by participating in establishing the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title for the Largest epilepsy training session!
- Mall of America®, Registration is on Level 1, East Entrance.
- Free parking is in the East Parking Ramp.
- Walkers will participate in a 30-minute walk around the Mall of America® before returning to the Rotunda for remarks by Purple Day Founder Cassidy, followed by the Brain Games.
- To register for the walk and GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title attempt; visit http://purpledayeveryday.org/events/moawalk/.
- Registrants will receive a jam-packed gift bag; with t-shirts for adults and hero capes for children.
WHEN: Saturday, March 18, 2017
8:00 a.m.: Registration Opens, Level 1, East Entrance
9:00 a.m.: Purple Day® Walk begins in the Rotunda
9:30- 10:30 a.m.: Brain Games with Walk Sponsors and Local Advocacy Groups
11:00 a.m.: Official GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS Title Attempt: Largest epilepsy training session
The Anita Kaufmann Foundation, Lundbeck, Upsher-Smith Laboratories Inc., Eisai Pharmaceutical Company, Supernus Pharmaceuticals, LivaNova, Greenwich Biosciences, Inc., UCB Pharmaceuticals, Mall of America®.
The Anita Kaufmann Foundation is a 501(c)3 public charity, whose mission is to educate the public not to fear people with epilepsy, seizures or brain trauma. The Foundation's programs are designed to eliminate stigma and increase awareness of the condition and the impact on families and entire communities. It is the only organization in the world that focuses solely on educating the public about epilepsy and seizures. The Foundation is the global sponsor of Purple Day®- World Epilepsy Day™, and offers free epilepsy education and support to individuals and US Veterans.
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SOURCE The Anita Kaufmann Foundation