HLAAKC will host a booth this Saturday at Midwest Ear Institute’s 4th annual 5K Run and Walk. Proceeds raised will benefit Midwest Ear Institute’s “Ears That Hear” Fund, which provides hearing aids to patients who cannot afford them or whose insurance plan does not provide coverage. Prizes will be awarded to fastest Male and Female runner and then to best times in different age groups (under 20, 20-29, 30-39 …to over 60).
It will take place at Shawnee Mission Park Pavillion at Theatre in the Park, 7710 Renner Road, Shawnee, KS 66219 this Saturday, September 22, 2012. Check in for participants starts at 7 a.m., run begins 8 a.m.
Want to participate? It’s not too late to sign up for the 5K Run/Walk! You can still sign up here. Hurry because the online registration will close on Thursday, September 20, 2012. Early packet pick-up is Friday, September 21, 2012.
Almost all of our steering members will be at the event this Saturday either participating in the event or volunteering at the booth. Come stop by to learn more about what HLAA KC does or to say hello! We look forward to seeing you there!
According to MEI’s website, “Midwest Ear Institute is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life by restoring hearing. We accomplish this by evaluating and treating patients and by our involvement in clinical research projects. Through our work, we relieve the isolation and misunderstanding caused by hearing loss and other ear-related disorders by educating patients, their families, and professionals in the field.”