The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is holding the Great Strides Walk in Shelby County on September 24th to help those who are suffering from this disorder. This event allows people to walk as much as they want and donate to the cause. Glenda Plunkett, Market Coordinator at Shelby Memorial Hospital said that the walk be on General Dacey Trail and drinks will be on the house.
Abbie Pancoast Vollmar has suffered from Cystic Fibrosis since childhood and thanks the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and the community for the help and support they give. Vollmar notes that the majority of the work for her to keep going comes from her own will to get the nutrition and vitamins her body needs to continue on.
Registration for the walk begins at 8:30, and walk will begin at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday September 24th. Plunkett and Vollmar appeared on the NEWSTALK WTIM Morning Show.