Level - includes admission for two and two
chances to win $10,000, as well as an
invitation to the Sponsor/Patron Party
$175 Ticket - includes admission for two and one chance at winning
Silent Auction and Art Extravaganza - Cocktail Buffet Music by "Meet the Press"
and Kent Wilkinson - Masters of Ceremony
Michael Rubenstein Kidney
Mississippi Kidney Foundation
Fresenius Medical Care
5, 2013 -
Through the Scenic Fondren
walking shoes, put your best foot forward, and
stomp out kidney disease!
Just head to the scenic Fondren
Jackson, Mississippi, on Saturday, October 5,
2013, at 9:00 a.m., to join the
Michael Rubenstein Kidney Walk, sponsored by
the Mississippi Kidney
Foundation and presented by Fresenius
Medical Care. Now in its ninth year, this
annual event is a non-competitive
walk focusing on the education and prevention of
kidney disease, as well as
organ donor awareness.
The walk will begin at the MS Kidney office, located at
Canton Road. It will wind through the Fondren
Neighborhood and conclude
at Fondren Presbyterian Church, located
at 3220 Old Canton Road. Registration begins at 8:00 a.m.
Mix 98.7 will be "rockin' with tunes, as Great Harvest Bread
will be on hand
serving fresh baked bread. St. Dominic’s
Care-A-Van will also be on-site
offering free blood pressure screenings. For any “weary walkers”, the Fondren
Express Trolley will be providing a free
ride. When walkers return to Fondren Church, there will be
endless ice cream provided by
To add a little extra excitement, each walker or team
raising $100 or more, will
receive the opportunity to participate in the
“Helicopter Golf Ball Drop” with a grand
prize of $1,000 cash. Around 10:15 a.m.,
WLBT’s Skycopter 3 will appear in the
will then hover in the air and release the golf
balls. The owner of the ball that lands in
the hole or closest to the hole will receive
Dialysis Units from across the state participate by
raising money to be used for
patient emergencies at each individual unit.
are encouraged to raise or
donate $50; they will receive a t-shirt, tote
bag and 2014 Kidney Connection Calendar.
For more information, call Gail Sweat, executive
director of the Mississippi Kidney
Foundation, at (601) 981-3611.