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Astrid's Walk N Roll

Astrid''s Walk ''N Roll Location: Fish Creek Park, Glennfield Area A - East When: Saturday, June 01, 2013 at 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Contact: Natasha Bodei Email: WebSite: Thank you for registering for Astrid's Walk 'n' Roll; we appreciate your participation and look forward to seeing you at this year's event! Who is Astrid, you may well ask? Astrid was a nurse at Alberta Children's Hospital and a lifelong supporter of community based programs and services for children and adults with brain injury. Astrid was also a President of SABIS and one of the creators of this annual fundraiser now in its 22nd year. SABIS continues to honor our memory of Astrid's commitment to Survivors of brain injury by naming this annual fundraiser after her. EVENT DETAILS Rain, shine or snow, Astrid's Walk 'n' Roll will take place on: Saturday, June 1, 2013 Fish Creek Park, Glennfield Area, Gazebo/Area A – East 9am to 1pm The park offers a choice of trails. Most participants walk or roll the 2.5 Kilometer trail; the more physically fit bike or roller-blade 7.5 kilometers on the main trail then return, for a total of 15 kilometers. Registered participants may also enjoy a BBQ at 12pm. Closing remarks which include the handing-out of gift bags and the awarding of prizes begin at 12:30 pm and usually ends at 1pm. Please dress, for the weather. If you will be travelling to the event via Access Calgary please make your booking for a 8:30- 9am drop –off (no earlier please) and a 1pm pick-up/return trip. The address is: Fish Creek Park – South 14200 Banister Rd. SE (see map on reverse for more detailed directions). Each registered participant is expected to collect a minimum of $60.00 in pledges in order to be eligible for a gift bag and door prizes. Please use this envelope to record the name and address of each donor and to store any pledges collected. On the back of your pledge envelope are instructions and a waiver. We ask you to read the instructions carefully. You (or your guardian) must also read and sign the waiver prior to participating on event day. Brochures describing our charitable work are inside each pledge envelope as well as instructions for those who may wish to make their pledge online. For additional information, please call Natasha Bodei at 403-521-5212. ON BEHALF OF SABIS, THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT!. Event Details. Location: Fish Creek Park