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Walk MS Texarkana Raises $15,000! [VIDEO/PHOTOS]

Mario Garcia and participants of Walk MS Texarkana 2012
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More than a hundred walkers came out for Walk MS Texarkana at Bobby Ferguson Park on Saturday, April 7th, 2012.

The sponsored event brought awareness to this dreaded disease that effects young and old alike. Funds raised go toward the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Arkansas to help find a cure for MS.

Executive Assistant of Special Events Lindsey Wiley said their goal this year was to raise $7,500, but she was very happy that the total tally of funds raised exceeded that amount. This year’s walk raised$15,000! I personally had the honor of handing out the awards for the teams that raised the most money and gave out the prizes donated by area businesses.

Thanks to everyone who came out to walk on a picture perfect day at Bobby Ferguson Park. Posted below are a video and some photos of this year’s event. See if you can spot yourself!

Walk MS Texarkana start/finish line banner
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Mario Garcia with organizers at Walk MS Texarkana 2012
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Participants at the Walk MS Texarkana 2012 gather beneath a gazebo
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Ducks at Bobby Ferguson Park where Walk MS Texarkana 2012 was held
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Participants register for Walk MS Texarkana 2012
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Boy Scouts at Walk MS Texarkana 2012
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An arch of balloons marks the starting line at the Walk MS Texarkana 2012 event
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Walkers of all ages participated in Walk MS Texarkana 2012
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Walkers circle Bobby Ferguson Park during Walk MS Texarkana 2012
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Participants approach the finish line at Walk MS Texarkana 2012
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Team Cooter approaches the finish line at Walk MS Texarkana 2012
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Commercial National Bank's team approaches the finish line at Walk MS Texarkana 2012
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More walkers finish the course at Walk MS Texarkana 2012
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Walkers celebrate at the finish line at Walk MS Texarkana 2012
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Team Cooter was made up of all ages
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Prizes awarded at Walk MS Texarkana 2012
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