MEDIA ALERT: OLHSA Walk for Warmth to raise (a cumulative) $1 million in 22nd year with tons of perks and a heart-warming cause

MEDIA ALERT

February 3, 2012

OLHSA Walk for Warmth to raise (a cumulative) $1 million in 22nd year with tons of perks and a heart-warming cause

WHAT

Join 1,000 walkers and many local elected officials indoors at Great Lakes Crossing Outlets for the 22nd annual Walk for Warmth event, presented by premier sponsor Genisys Credit Union.

After reaching the $180,000 goal in 2012, OLHSA’s Walk for Warmth will have raised $1 million since its inception and humble beginnings.

The family-fun event includes many perks; games and prizes for children, live music, free health screenings, indoor exercise and coupons for many Outlet stores and restaurants.

Park and enter at Bass Pro at 8:00 AM on February 11. Consider pre-registering as a team or individual by February 7 to secure your event t-shirt and goodie bag.

Organizers urge you to give as much as you can for this wonderful cause.  

WHERE

Great Lakes Crossing Outlets – ENTER AT BASS PRO SHOPS
4000 Baldwin Road
Auburn Hills, MI 48326

WHEN

Saturday, February 11, 2012
Register: 8:00-8:30 AM
Event kick-off: 8:30 AM
Walk to conclude at 10:00 AM

EVENT & MEDIA CONTACT

Adela Piper   |   586-212-4792   |   adelap@olhsa.org

INFO

www.olhsa.org/walkforwarmth

Walk for Warmth raises funds for OLHSA’s Emergency Utility Assistance Program. The fund keeps the heat on in Oakland and Livingston County homes and welcomes clients into OLHSA’s comprehensive care model, which addresses underlying issues as well as solving immediate problems.

OLHSA is a 48-year old community action agency that serves the low-income, elderly, and those with disabilities in Oakland and Livingston Counties, empowering them toward self-sufficiency. As part of a network of 1,000 community action agencies, OLHSA works locally to address the causes and effects of poverty while helping people and changing lives.

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