August 22, 2012

Fifth Annual River Valley Bank - Walt Kyle Mile Cancer Walk on Saturday

MARQUETTE, Mich. – The fifth annual River Valley Bank – Walt Kyle Cancer Walk will take place at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 25. All donations will benefit cancer patients staying at the Beacon House during their treatments as Northern Michigan University head hockey coach Walt Kyle will lead the group of participants.

The route will begin and end at the Berry Events Center. Registration begins at 8 a.m. with the walk beginning at 9 a.m. Cost is $10 per person and participants who donate $20 or more will receive the official Walt Kyle Mile T-shirt. Coach Kyle will be walking along with members of the hockey team.

“It’s a great event to help the Beacon House raise money to help families in need,” Kyle said. “We’re proud to get NMU athletes involved and we look forward to having a good turnout for this year’s event.”

Participants will get a chance to meet and greet coaches and players for an autograph session after the walk. Sandwiches will be provided by Subway at the finish line.

Visit www.upbeaconhouse.org to register in advance.

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Prepared By
Calvin Larson
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