2018 Chicago Together Walk

DATE:  Saturday, May 12, 2018
TIME: 8:00 AM Registration Begins; 10:00 AM Opening Ceremonies
LOCATION:  Hickory Creek Forest Preserve
ADDRESS:    10537 W. LaPorte Road, Mokena, IL  60448
REGISTER: events.fibroandpain.org
JOIN CONVERSATION:  https://www.facebook.com/events

With the help of the community and local donors, this event hopes to further awareness, bring education to those who still do not know and raise funding for research behind this horrible, debilitating illness of fibromyalgia and other connecting types of chronic pain.

Join us for musical entertainment while medical experts will be on hand providing a short program of educational motivational talks.

Interested in advertising, sponsorship, or exhibitor opportunities? Contact the Chicago team at chicagolandfibrowalk@gmail.com or 815-514-0046.

WALK AGENDA

8:00 AM-10:00 AM:

  • Bidding for the silent auction.  The winners will be announced during the closing ceremonies.
  • Chicago Trigger Point Pain Relief will have medical experts on hand providing a short program of educational and motivational talks.  Participants will also find empowering support resources offering self-treatment education.
  • Chiro One will be on site providing wellness checks for all who would like to participate.
  • Free water & Capri Sun Juice, bananas, apples, granola bars, Nutri-grain bars & Special K breakfast bars will be available for all participants.
  • We have over $1100 in raffle and silent auction items up for grabs.  Raffle tickets are $1 ea or 13 for $10.  Items will be raffled off at any time throughout the walk, so be sure to purchase your tickets early!  Each walker will receive a free raffle ticket when they check in.

10:35 AM: Pre-walk stretch & warm up with Mary Biancalana.

12:30 PM: Closing Ceremonies

  • Awards given and silent auction winners announced.  You MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN!

GENERAL INFORMATION

THIS EVENT WILL HAPPEN RAIN OR SHINE!  PLEASE DRESS FOR THE WEATHER!

Bring a lawn chair.  There will be limited picnic table seating for the opening ceremonies.  There will be motivational & inspirational speakers that will last approx. 30 min.

The path is paved and wheelchair accessible with a ramp from the parking lot.

Four-legged friends are invited, too! But please bring something to pick up after them.

We’d love to have you participate and can’t wait to walk with you, and enjoy the entertainment and spend the morning with new friends!

250x100 Mediflow Logo

 

A special thanks to Mediflow for donating a waterbase pillow to our silent auction.

 

 


Want to help out? We love our volunteers!  Please go to follow these easy steps to learn more and sign up.  Thanks!

1) Click this link to see our online signup: http://signup.com/go/sgteD5
2) Review the options listed and choose the spot(s) you like.
3) Sign up! It’s Easy – you will NOT need to register an account or keep a password on VolunteerSpot.


Interested in advertising, sponsorship, or exhibitor opportunities? Contact the Chicago team at chicagolandfibrowalk@gmail.com or 815-514-0046.

Click here to learn more about the Chicagoland Allies Against Pain.

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