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CCFA’s Take Steps Fort Lauderdale and Take Steps Miami 2014

CCFA's Take Steps Fort Lauderdale and Take Steps Miami 2014Saturday, April 5, 9am-11am - Huizenga Plaza, 1 East Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale
Saturday, May 3, 9am-11am - Bayfront Park, 301 N. Biscayne Blvd., Miami

Take Steps Fort Lauderdale set for April 5 and Take Steps Miami takes off on May 3. The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) invites the South Florida community to walk for a cure at the nation’s largest event dedicated to finding cures for digestive diseases. Fort Lauderdale Takes Steps Walk begins April 5, 2014, 9:00 a.m. at the Huizenga Plaza, and Miami Takes Steps Walk kicks off on May 3, at 9:00 a.m. at Bayfront Park (Promenade).

The Take Steps walks are part of more than 150 Take Steps walks that are taking place across the country to support the more than 1.4 million Americans (94,000 in Florida) that are affected by Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. Supporters are encouraged to create a team and help change the lives of the thousands of people affected locally. In addition to the Walk festivities, there will be free food, drinks, musical entertainment and kids zone featuring bounce houses and fun for the entire family.

Take Steps Fort Lauderdale begins April 5 with 9:00 a.m. registration, followed by the 10:30 a.m. walk start at the Huizenga Plaza located at One East Las Olas Blvd. in downtown Fort Lauderdale. Those interested in walking as an individual, or forming a walking team for Fort Lauderdale Takes Steps, can contact Jennifer Wieczorek, 561218-2929, jwieczorek@ccfa.org or visit www.cctakesteps.org/FortLauderdale.

Take Steps Miami kicks off May 3, with 9:00 a.m. registration, followed by a 10:30 a.m. walk start at the Bayfront Park (Promenade) located at 301 N. Biscayne Blvd. Those interested in walking as an individual, or forming a walking team for Miami Takes Steps can contact Keytia Ortiz, 646-430-0559, kortiz@ccfa.org, or visit www.cctakesteps.org/Miami.