Walk to Defeat ALS fast approaching


The ALS Association Rhode Island Chapter's 11th annual Walk To Defeat ALS will be held on Sunday, Sept. 16. Registration begins at 11 a.m., with the walk starting at noon at Confreda Sports Complex on Bend Street in Warwick. WPRI Anchor Mike Montecalvo will serve as emcee and will be joined by special guests, former NBA “Rookie of the Year”and PC legend Ernie DiGregorio, R.I. Chapter President John Pagliarini, Mayor Scott Avedisian and members of the National Honor Guard to kick-off the event festivities.

New this year, Joe’s Backyard Band will perform. There will be food and activities, including a bounce house, raffle, autographs by Ernie DiGregorio, and the Coventry High School cheerleaders.

Advanced registration is requested. For more information, to register or donate for the walk, call the ALS Association at 732-1609, or visit the Rhode Island Chapter’s Walk website at www.walkri.org.


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