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#Walk4MD 2015 Wrap Up

Thank you to everyone who participated, donated or volunteered at a Walk for Muscular Dystrophy event this year! We asked each region to write up what the highlights of their 2015  Walk season where – here’s what they said:

Atlantic

Our 2015 Atlantic Walks for Muscular Dystrophy ended with a great final event in St. John’s on September 12th! A HUGE and HEARTFELT thanks to participants and their families, teams, donors, leadership volunteers,  Chapters, Fire Fighter friends, local sponsors and our regional sponsors- Lawton’s Home Healthcare, West Jet, Bounty Print and Vital Aire. To date, we have raised more than $200,000 at Walks in Atlantic Canada this year!

Congratulations to our provincial West Jet winners:

NS-Sarah MacKinnon(Pictou County Walk)

NB-Jocelyn Longpre (Moncton Walk)

NL-Rosemary Norman(St. John’s Walk)

PE-Krista Ahern (Charlottetown Walk)

Dystro-25Québec

The atmosphere at all of the Quebec Walks was celebration and joy. Sunshine and music filled every event – professional singers or DJs at each Walk made for wonderful events where everyone had fun. Participants also came in larger numbers, which tell us that this event has become more and more popular. The highlights of the 2015 Walk season were undoubtedly a balloon release in memory of a participant who left us, a Wheelchair race, a rally, super energetic animators, a trio of musicians, dancing firefighters and lots of adorable mascots!

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