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Walk of Life 2018

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The WALK OF LIFE is a national fundraising campaign organized by the Cardiac Health Foundation of Canada and administered by local cardiac rehabilitation programs in their own area. The mission of the Cardiac Health Foundation is to provide public education on cardiac health and heart disease prevention, support cardiac rehabilitation programs across the country in reducing cardiovascular disease, and to provide funding for scholarships for cardiac research. Walking and exercise-based cardiac rehabilitation programs are widely recommended as part of the continuum of cardiovascular care and the reason why the National WALK OF LIFE campaign was started. In 2003, 15 communities across Canada raised over $200,000 for cardiac rehabilitation. In 2017, over $1 Million was raised for cardiac rehabilitation by 26 programs across the country.

On Saturday, June 3rd, 2018, the Cardiac Tele-Rehab program at Seaway Valley Community Health Centre will be hosting their 3rd Annual WALK OF LIFE. We invite you to come join us at Lamoureux Park  (100 Water Street, Cornwall ON, FREE PARKING) at 9:00AM for a 3km Fun-Walk to support our local program. This event aims to bring together SVCHC clients, volunteers, staff and community partners to raise awareness for Cardiovascular Rehabilitation and Secondary Prevention. All funds raised from this event will go directly back into the SVCHC programs.

Our goal is to reach 50 participants & raise $5,000.00!

Schedule of events (RAIN OR SHINE):

8:30AM – 9:00AM
Registration & T-Shirts

9:00AM – 9:15AM
Welcoming Message & Warm-up

9:15AM – 10:00AM
3km Walk

10:00AM
Closing & Top Fundraiser Prize and Raffle Prizes

For more information, please contact:

Leslie-Anne McDonald at 613-936-0306 x. 106 or via email at mcdonaldl@seawayvalleychc.ca

If you would like to donate to the Walk of Life Campaign by Credit Card please visit the following link:

Canada Helps – Walk of Life 2018

To register online before the event, please fill out the form below.

All cash donations collected can be brought with you on the day of the event. All credit card donations can be completed through the following link:

Canada Helps – Walk of Life 2018

 

Walk of Life Registration/Donation Paper Form Walk of Life Brochure

Phone Server Status

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Seaway Valley Community Health Centre experienced phone server issues starting on Wednesday, April 5th at roughly 1:10pm and was resolved mid-afternoon on Thursday, April 6th, 2017. Any messages that were made during these times have unfortunately been lost to our server failure and we apologize for the inconvenience.