Local MS Walk team wins State Bronze Team Award | SummitDaily.com

Local MS Walk team wins State Bronze Team Award

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The Colorado chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society awarded the MS Walk Bronze Team Award to Summit County’s Team Tatro at an awards banquet in Denver on Nov. 17. The 75-member team, organized by team captain Cheryl Tatro and her family, walked in the local MS Walk at Lake Dillon on May 21 and raised $8,700. Bronze team awards are given to teams of family and friends that raise more than $7,000. Donations to the annual walk are used by the Colorado chapter to assist Coloradans with multiple sclerosis and to fund research that may lead to a cure for the disease that attacks the central nervous system. Colorado has one of the highest rates of MS in the U.S., and many Summit County locals are afflicted with the disease.The local 2006 MS Walk will be held in Dillon on May 13.