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Tarantulas to participate in Light the Night Walk

September 16, 2004 - Central Hockey League (CHL) - Topeka Tarantulas News Release

[Topeka, K.S.] - The Topeka Tarantulas of the Central Hockey League (CHL) are going to participate in the "Light the Night Walk" benefiting the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Staff members and players will be walking from Crestview Shelter, Shunga Park, 4801 SW Shunga Drive, on Thursday, September 23rd.

The "Light The Night Walk" is The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's nationwide evening walk to raise awareness and funds to cure leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families.

Individuals can participate in the walk by forming a team of friends, family members, neighbors and co-workers. Call the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society at (316) 687-2222 for more information. Registration for the walk begins at 6 p.m. and the walk begins at 7 p.m.

The Topeka Tarantulas are walking in honor of all individuals who are battling blood cancers. These people are the real heroes and we need your support to help accelerate cures and hope for patients and their families. Although research is responsible for increasing survival rates for these diseases, the battle is far from over.

If you cannot attend The "Light the Night Walk" and would like to donate visit the Tarantulas website at Simply click The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society logo on the homepage and follow the directions on how you can help donate.

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