Tuesday, June 7, 2011

BMOA Sponsors Sickle Cell Disease Association of Illinois ’ (SCDAI) 37th Annual Walk-Jog-Bike-A-Thon

Saturday, June 11, 2011. Registration begins at 8 a.m. Walk begins at 9 a.m. 

Black McDonald’s Operators Association (BMOA) of Chicagoland will be sponsoring SCDAI’s 37th Annual Walk-Jog-Bike-A-Thon to raise funds and awareness of Sickle cell disease, which affects more than 72,000 Americans, primarily those of African heritage. The BMOA will have a booth on site with activities and giveaways for participants. Ronald McDonald will also be in attendance and leading the walk. This is a great event to commit to your fitness goals while raising money for a worthwhile cause. 100 percent of the proceeds will go to fund programs that make it possible for people with sickle cell to get treatment and counseling. Registration is $37.

39th Street Beach
39th Street & Oakwood Blvd. (Lakefront)
Chicago , IL 60653

 The Black McDonald’s Operators Association [BMOA] is a membership organization comprised of 15 Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana-area McDonald’s restaurant owners. While contributing to the success of McDonald’s as the world’s leading food service retailer, BMOA members are also committed to exhibiting leadership, supporting education and developing partnerships within the African-American communities that they serve.

CONTACT: Chevonne Collins
Flowers Communications Group
312.228.8824 (office)
312.420.9407 (mobile)

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