The Brainerd Lakes Area Chapter of the American Diabetes Association would like to thank our community and everyone involved in our fifth Walk for Diabetes.
Thank you to our honorary co-chairman Mayor James Wallin and Mayor Gary Muehlhausen for their time and effort, community support from our corporate sponsors: Acrometal, Brainerd Eyecare Center, Brainerd Hardwoods, Brainerd Rotary, St. Joseph's Medical Center, WJJY on K101 for broadcasting, Cub Foods and Schaefer's Foods for the apples, Coco Moon for the coffee and Chippewa Water donated by Viking Coca-Cola.
Thanks for the great prizes donated by Cragun's Resort, Brainerd YMCA, Walgreens, Radio Shack, Cellular One, Brainerd Medical Supply, Valvoline Instant Oil Change, Ace Hardware, Life Preserver Natural Foods, The Photo Center, Pet North, 371 Diner, Salon El Rio, Service Drug, Lakes Area Eyecare, TV Service Center, Comfort Suites and Water Park, Paul Bunyan Bowling, Giovanni's Pizza, Morey's, Budget Lighting, The Hair Company and The Cut Above.
A special thanks to our Planning Committee members: Iris Shively, Rachel Reabe Nystrom, Sue Rogers, Florence Keller, Jane Patrick, Sue MacDonald and volunteers at the walk for helping us make this event a great success.
A big thank you to all the walkers and sponsors for supporting a great cause raising $23,000 for research to find a cure for this disease and improve the lives of all families affected by diabetes.
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