SEATTLE, May 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Epilepsy Foundation
Northwest announces its 6th Annual Northwest Run/Walk for Epilepsy in
Seattle, Spokane and Portland. The events will occur on Saturday, June 21
in Seattle at Green Lake Park and Spokane at Riverfront Park. The following
day, Sunday, June 22, Portland will host the event at Waterfront Park. All
events take place from 9:30 am-12:00 pm.
"Everyone is invited to participate in these three events to support
people living with epilepsy," said Brent Herrmann, CEO. "We are thrilled
Seattle, Spokane, Portland and the entire northwest will join in the effort
to bring awareness and funds to this cause."
Proceeds from the multi-city walks support uncompensated programs and
services including Camp Discovery for children with epilepsy and their
siblings, year-round educational and support groups, emergency medication
assistance, employment counseling, and seizure response training programs
for school personnel, first responders and employers.
For further information, and to register for the walk, go to
www.epilepsynw.org or call:
Spokane Run/Walk hotline: 509-325-1128
Seattle Run/Walk hotline: 206-547-4551
Portland Run/Walk hotline: 503-228-7651
The Epilepsy Foundation Northwest is the leading advocate for people
living with epilepsy and helps to ensure people with seizures are able to
participate in all life experiences; and helps to prevent, control and cure
epilepsy through services, education, advocacy and research. Over 60,000
people in Washington and 40,000 people in Oregon live with epilepsy.
For further information, contact:
SOURCE Epilepsy Foundation Northwest