Locals raise funds for MND

Amelia Swain, Riah Swain and Grace Towning will be taking part in the City2Surf to raise money for Motor Neurone Disease.

Amelia Swain, Riah Swain and Grace Towning will be taking part in the City2Surf to raise money for Motor Neurone Disease.

INSPIRED by the people and their families who are facing the challenges of living with Motor Neurone Disease (MND), a group of locals are taking part in the City2Surf in the hope of raising $5,000.

The team, MND Cooma, was formed to encourage the local community, its friends and families to join a passionate group of people running/walking and raising funds for Motor Neurone Disease by participating in the 14km City2Surf on August 10.Last year Grace Towning, Cherilyn McGrath, Laine, Jodie, Amelia and Riah Swain raised more than $3,500 with the support of many generous people. This year the team has expanded, increased their goal to $5,000 and are hoping to continue to raise awareness of this low profile diseaseand help the MND Association to continue to support people and their families living with the disease.

The team includes Grace Towning's uncle Russell Fox who will be sporting a blue morph suit (one piece head to toe lycra suit) and a red cape for the run to raise awareness. With just four weeks until the run, the team will be holding a stall at the Cooma Rotary Markets on Sunday July 20. Head along and support MND, by purchasing a raffle ticket, something yummy or by making a donation to research.On behalf of The Motor Neurone Disease Association, the organisers would like to thank those people who have purchased raffle tickets and made donations.

They would particularly like to thank the Cooma Craft Group ladies who have made a significant and generous donation to MND.To donate head online and catch up on the latest news via this link https://city2surf2014.everydayhero.com/au/mnd-cooma. To learn about Motor Neurone Disease via: www.mndaust.asn.au.

Tickets are available from Mark Kenmir & Co and from Laine at Indi Hair. First prize is a voucher for Pha's Thai Kitchen, second is a cut and colour from Laine at Indi Hair and third is a quilt and plush bear donated by MND.

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