BENEFITING: The Eating Disorders Information Network, Inc.
EVENT: Merrick's Walk for EDIN 2016
EVENT DATE: Oct 30, 2016
Walk with FLOW Training, mindful movement teacher Caroline Gebhardt and her family, to support EDIN's annual Merrick's Walk.
OCTOBER 30, 2016
THE GALLOWAY SCHOOL
Join EDIN this October for a 2.7 mile walk around Chastain Park.
Come dressed as your favorite hero and
help us combat eating disorders in our community.
to raise awareness of eating disorders,
to remember those who have lost their battle with an eating disorder, and
to raise funds for the Eating Disorders Information Network (EDIN) and its prevention programs in schools and the community of Atlanta.
Merrick’s Walk in an annual event hosted by EDIN that started in memory of Merrick Ryan, who died in 2000 from complications of anorexia at the age of 19 years old. Merrick was an alum of Galloway School and was a freshman at Bates College in Maine when she passed away. She had talents and passions and dreams, and she was treasured by those who knew and loved her.
October 30th, 2016, 1:00pm at the Galloway School (215 West Wieuca Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30342)
1PM: Check-in, grab your event Tshirt, browse our sponsor tables, enjoy music, and grab some pre-walk snacks
1:45 PM: We'll gather together to hear from multiple speakers who'll share about their journey to recovery.
2:00PM: Desiree will lead everyone in an easy dance pump-up routine before the walk
2:15PM: Walk the 2.7 mile loop around Chastain Park with hundreds of other Atlantans devoted to the same cause
3:30PM: Browse the sponsorship tables and we'll announce the team and individual prize winners