FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: March 20, 2014
Ohio, Selected by the National Fibromyalgia & Chronic Pain Association (NFMCPA) to host 1st of its kind Signature Walk To Cure FM–1k Fun Walk 5K Run May 18, 2014 at Wolfe Park COLUMBUS, Ohio (March 7,2014) Local talk show radio host on Talktainmentradio, E. Michelle Lee, has been selected by the National Fibromyalgia & Chronic Pain Association (NFMCPA) to host the first of its kind , Signature Walk of the Year, for fibromyalgia awareness, on Sunday, May 18, 2014, at Wolfe Park, Columbus, Ohio. In 2013, Ms. Lee received, from the City of Columbus, a proclamation sponsored by Councilmember Priscilla R. Tyson declaring May 12th, as the same day to be recognized in Columbus, OH as it is nationwide. Efforts for the upcoming Walk To Cure FM-Ohio 2014, has Ms. Lee patiently waiting for SCR23 to hit the docket in the Ohio House as it has already passed, 30-0, in the Ohio Senate with the support of the Sponsor, Senator Burke and Co-Sponsor Senator Cafaro, who have been working with her. Lee said that” it is with these types of legislative and community gatherings that we are able to help bring more awareness to FM.” Like the candle light vigil we are planning at the Ohio State House, the health & wellness exhibit at the race, or the Free Pool Party, the day before the race , at Victory Fitness Centers east location, where Lee is now a certified ESA instructor of an aqua full body workout especially designed for FM and chronic pain sufferers by Lee for pain relief. Ms. Lee said,” It is our hope to get enough attention to the need for more education and research for: doctors, patients, and communities in this unrecognized patient population of 10 million+ who suffer with this debilitating, silent disease; fibromyalgia.”
Walk To Cure FM-OHio gates open at 12PM with Ultrafit-USA racing company at the start line. Online Registration is now open and will be open through the day of the race; walk-ins are welcome for this Fibromyalgia Fundraiser. It will be a day of awareness filled with activities, education, inspiration, a walk, a run, brunch awards ceremony, celebrity entertainment, door prizes, raffles, tee-shirts, and more for FM Awareness 2014. This event, was founded by the NFMCPA, it will kick-off with the local twist/theme Silent Tears NO-more created by E Michelle Lee, Host of the Ohio Walk/run, and a long time sufferer of fibromyalgia who will locally produce the event of the year for the FM Community nationwide. Noting that the theme title has now become a song title that will be performed by two celebrity artist to help raise funds for FM when its released on iTunes. Lee said that, “as the annual Walk To Cure FM-OHio grows she will be able to utilize more and more local vendors to widen the activities to serve men, women, and children as FM affects both genders and does not discriminate against age.
Mrs. Ronnie Terry, wife of R&B Icon Tony Terry, a sufferer of fibromyalgia will be the keynote speaker and Columbus’s very own teen-talent Miss. Sydney Arterbridge, American Idol season 13 Hollywood Week Winner will be providing the entertainment. Jan Chambers, President & Founder of NFMCPA, will be traveling from out-of-state, as many other out-of-state volunteers, walkers, runners, and doctors specialized with FM and chronic pain, will be joining her to guest speak at the event and provide long overdue and much-needed education for all those who attend. Local Publicist E. Michelle Lee has set up a website for the #WalkToCureFMOH at www.PRWithAPurpose.com and a GoFundME.com account to help cover the cost of the race and with hopes to get donations for continued research and education for those who suffer daily with the silent beast, as she calls it; fibromyalgia.
For media inquiries and Sponsor/Donner/Participant, please contact E. Michelle Lee at Michelle@PRWithAPurpose.com or via telephone 614-306-3794
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