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UTHSC will support the American Heart Association through participation in the Ninth Annual AHA Heart Walk scheduled for Saturday, September 13 in downtown Memphis.

UTHSC will support the American Heart Association (AHA) in hosting the Ninth Annual AHA Heart Walk, Saturday, Sept. 13, with registration at AutoZone Park. Following is a schedule of events for the day:

8 a.m. — Late registration and a continental breakfast
9-10 a.m. — Walk through downtown Memphis
10-11 a.m. — Subway sandwiches and drinks; clowns and face-painting for the children
11 a.m. — 4-inning baseball game with local celebrities

All participants raising $1,000 will win a 4-day, 3-night cruise for 2; those raising $2,000 will win a 5-day, 4-night cruise for 2! Raise $100 and get an official heart walk T-Shirt!

If you cannot come on September 13, PLEASE consider making a donation in memory or honor of a family member or friend. The American Heart Association will acknowledge this donation if you provide the recipient’s address.

Family and friends are encouraged to walk and will be eligible for prizes.

To volunteer to work at one of the AHA booths, contact Billye Massey at 572-4209. If you plan to walk or work at one of the AHA booths, send your name, department, campus address, and phone number to pvanhoozer@uthsc.edu Also, send AHA contributions to campus coordinator, Pat VanHoozer, 910 Madison, Suite 600, by Monday, September 8.

Walkers and volunteers may also purchase UTHSC T-shirts for $2 through VanHoozer.