New location for Kidney Walk

100 Mile organizers looking for volunteers, vendors

The Kidney Walk in 100 Mile House is set for Aug. 17.

Registration starts at 9 a.m. and the walk starts at 10 a.m. at its new location at the South Cariboo Visitor Centre on Airport Road.

The walk is 2.5 kilometres around the 100 Mile Marsh and organizers are looking for volunteers, vendors and participants.

The Kidney Foundation of Canada event, which benefits individuals living with kidney disease and related disorders, will also see door prizes, performances by the Cariboo Idols, food and refreshments.

People can register at www.100milehousekidneywalk.ca.

For more information, contact 1-800-567-8112 (ext. 228), or 100milehousewalk@kidney.bc.ca.

The Kidney Foundation of Canada is celebrating its 50th anniversary. The national volunteer organization, through related fundraising campaigns, has raised millions of dollars for health services and kidney research.