JOPLIN, Mo. - The 4th Annual Huntington's Hope Walk takes place on Saturday in Landreth Park. Darrin Henry is the coordinator for the event and the cause has personal connection to him. His wife has lived with the disease for the last two decades. Although there is no cure just yet, he says research on the fatal illness is progressing rapidly and hopes to have an effective treatment or cure soon.
"One mile walk around the park and then we'll have all kinds of activities, we'll have a raffle, we'll have a silent auction, we'll have a balloon release, we have a balloon artist and then we have some face painting, a bounce house," says Team Hope Walk Coordinator Darrin Henry.
The Huntington's Disease Team Hope Walk is a one-mile walk at Landreth Park. It takes place Saturday, September 16 at 9 AM. The event costs $15 for kids ages 7 to 12 and $25 for adults. Participants will receive a t-shirt, breakfast snack and lunch.
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