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Event to Benefit Megan’s House of Easter Seals Southern Georgia

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Easter Seals Southern Georgia host 2nd Annual Heels and Wheels Challenge

(ALBANY, GA)- The 2nd annual Heels & Wheels Duathlon to benefit the Easter Seals’ Megan’s House will be Saturday, September 29th at the Albany Area YMCA Sports Park.  Registration is now open online at http://drcsports.com/Race_Applications/2012/heels_n_wheels_albany_2012.pdf.

Megan’s House is a respite home for children ages 0-17 who have developmental disabilities, autism, or are medically fragile. Direct care is provided by qualified, experienced Direct Support Professional and individualized care plans are developed by the Registered Nurse on staff. Megan’s House is available for a minimum of 24 hours to a maximum of two weeks per visit and may serve up to two children at one time. Services are provided in three locations, Albany, Valdosta and Waycross. The cost to the family is determined by a sliding fee scale and scholarships are available.

This event is brought to Albany through support from CVS Caremark, Reeves Construction Co., Women’s Health Professionals, The Albany Area YMCA, The Columbus Organization, Mediacom, PMF, and Ga BioMass.  For additional information contact Nicki Wilson at 229-439-7061 or via email at enwilson@swga-easterseals.org.


Easter Seals Southern Georgia creates solutions that change the lives of children, adults and families with disabilities or special needs by offering a variety of programs and services that enable individuals to lead lives of equality, dignity and independence. For more information visit us online at www.southerngeorgia.easterseals.com or call us (229) 439-7061.

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