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American Diabetes Association
(205) 870-5172 ext. 3079
AMERICAN DIABETES ASSOCIATION ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR JUNIOR BOARD
BIRMINGHAM, Ala – (March 6, 2012) The American Diabetes Association is now accepting applications for the local junior board. Those who are interested are invited to the Prospective Member Mingle on Thursday, March 15, 2012 from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. The event will be located at XYZ Lounge in the Aloft Hotel in Homewood.
The junior board is the young professional arm of the American Diabetes Association, working to promote its mission to prevent and cure diabetes and improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes through research, advocacy and fundraising. The main responsibilities of the junior board will be to aid ADA in the planning and implementation of Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes®
Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes® is a vital component of the American Diabetes Association’s movement to Stop Diabetes. The signature one-day, fundraising and awareness walk takes place in the following Alabama cities: Birmingham, Huntsville, Montgomery and Tuscaloosa. This fundraising resource contributes funding for critical diabetes research that will change the future of the approximately 470,000 adults and children in Alabama who are living with this disease.
The American Diabetes Association is leading the fight to Stop Diabetes® and its deadly consequences and is fighting for those affected by diabetes. The Association funds research to prevent, cure, and manage diabetes; delivers services to hundreds of communities; provides credible information; and gives a voice to those denied their rights because of diabetes.
Prospective Member Mingle
Thursday, March 15, 2012
XYZ Lounge at Aloft Hotel
1903 29th Avenue South
Homewood, Ala 35209
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.