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  • Delaware to turn orange for MS Week

  • Delawareans will celebrate MS Awareness Week, March 11-17, with a series of events throughout the state.
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  • Delawareans will celebrate MS Awareness Week, March 11-17, with a series of events throughout the state.
    MS advocates, local businesses, and people living with MS have planned several events to turn Delaware orange and help raise awareness about the disease.
    The Delaware Chapter of the National MS Society will host open houses all from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 11 at the following locations: Christiana Care Neurology Specialists, 774 Christiana Road, Suite 201, Newark; CNMRI, 10745 State St., Dover; CNMRI, 111 Neurology Way, Milford. Guests will be served refreshments while speaking to medical professionals.
    There will be team fundraisers held all day March 11 at the Buffalo Wild Wings locations in Rehoboth, Bear, Newark, or Wilmington. Twenty percent of the proceeds will be donated to the Delaware Chapter. Guests will need to print their coupon out at MSDelaware.org.
    Ruby Tuesdays will hold team fundraisers March 12 at any of the participating Delaware locations. Twenty percent of the proceeds will be donated to the Delaware Chapter. Guests will need to print their coupon out at MSDelaware.org.
    Wear orange day will be held March 13. MS Awareness Week proclamation will be held at 2 p.m. at Legislative Hall, 411 Legislative Ave., Dover. California Pizza Kitchen in the Christiana Mall, 132 Christiana Mall, Newark, will hold a team fundraiser all day. Twenty percent of the proceeds will be donated to the Delaware Chapter. Guests will need to print their coupon out at MSDelaware.org.
    Texas Roadhouse locations in Camden, Bear, or Seaford will hold team fundraisers on March 14. Ten percent of the proceeds will benefit the Delaware Chapter with a coupon. Guests will need to print their coupon out at MSDelaware.org.
    Shamrock and Roll 5K hosted by the Newark Jaycees will be held on March 16. The start time is 10 a.m. with registration at 9 a.m. at Mojo Main, 270 E. Main St., Newark. For registration, visit Races2Run.com.
    The Mid-Atlantic Modern Mopar Car Show will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 16 at Buffalo Wild Wings, 680 S. Bay Road, Dover. For more information, visit MAMMAgainstMS.com.
    For more information on other ways to get involved, visit DelawareWalk.org

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