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May 15, 2012

Thanks to aunt, Tammy Vincavage, there’s another On The Move℠ event, this time in Pennsylvania! On May 26th, enjoy a scenic one mile walk at Harvey’s Lake at the beach in Harvey’s Lake, PA. See our Events page for more information. Let’s keep moving. :)

May 3, 2012

The first of the On The Move℠ events have begun! Great job and thanks go to those who are planning and participating in these events and the others to follow: Walking for Prader-Willi Syndrome, Southern California (4/29), On The Move in Iowa (5/4), Walking for Prader-Willi Syndrome, Central California (5/5), Walking for Prader-Willi Syndrome, Northern California (5/5), Michigan PWS "On The Move" Awareness Walk (5/5), Go the Extra Mile (in NY) (5/5). Thanks for starting off PWS Awareness Month of May in this way!

April 26, 2012

Do you live in Iowa? Join Prairie View Management, Inc. on May 4th in West Union for their “On The Move℠ in Iowa” Walk to kick-start PWS Awareness Month of May! For more information, call 563-422-5606.

April 3, 2012

Welcome the 3 latest events joining the On The Move℠ campaign! On 5/19 in North Carolina, join up for the 2nd Annual 5K/10K Charity Run and Walk Presented by Navigon Financial. On 5/21 in Minnesota, go for par at the 2012 Prader-Willi Golf Scramble, and on 6/2 in Ohio, step out for the Ohio On The Move℠ Walk for PWS. For more information, see our Events page. Thanks to those planning and participating. You keep progress for PWS moving forward!

March 30, 2012

"Move" over gators. The online registration is now open for the May 19th Florida On The Move℠ Walk-A-Thon for PWS! Walkers can now take action and gain traction by creating a personal fundraising page to support their efforts. Later, they can take in the rays post-walk with a BBQ picnic, DJ, and games. Snap!

Find more events on our Events page...

March 29, 2012

Hey California folks, here's news about getting On The Move℠ in California! Not in California? Take a look at our Events page to get On The Move℠ somewhere else, or contact PWSA (USA) to get a new On The Move℠ event going near you! Pass it on.

March 28, 2012

You can now register online for the Michigan PWS On The Move℠ Awareness Walk & Family Festival! Don't take another step without first going to http://miotm.pwsausaevents.org/ to sign up. Enjoy all the activities on May 5th and remember to register your loved one with PWS so they can receive a special trophy! They're a winner just for stepping out to come.

Find more events on our Events page!

March 21, 2012

Submit your Prader-Willi Syndrome On The Move℠ event video for a chance to win a trip to Washington D.C.! This video challenge is part of First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! campaign and a great opportunity for Prader-Willi syndrome awareness! Learn more by visiting our Video Challenge! page. If you create a video, please share it with PWSA (USA), too. Good luck!

March 20, 2012

Announcing another Prader-Willi Syndrome On The Move℠ event...this time in Indiana! Register and get moving for their 5K walk/run to be held May 19th in Indianapolis. It will be filled with fun for everyone.

Remember, if you’re looking for a Prader-Willi Syndrome On The Move℠ event near you, you’re in luck if you live in California, Connecticut, Florida, Indiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, New York, Ohio or Wisconsin because all these states have one or more planned! Yes, more will be registering, so keep an eye out for one near you.

See the Events page for more information on any of these On The Move℠ events.

March 8, 2012

If you live in Michigan, you can participate in an On The Move℠ event! The Michigan chapter has scheduled their “Michigan PWS On The Move℠ Awareness Walk” for May 5th in Milford. Look at the Events page for more information about this family-friendly, fun-filled day. They will soon have an event website for registrations and donations, so keep checking back for it.

March 6, 2012

PWSA (USA) welcomes Prader-Willi Florida Association to the On The Move℠ campaign! The Florida On The Move℠ Walk-a-thon for PWS will be held on May 19, 2012 with a BBQ picnic, DJ and games to follow for families affected by PWS. See the Events page for more information.

Also, registration is now open online for the “Walk and Roll for PWS” to take place in Connecticut also on May 19, 2012. Register today!

March 1, 2012

Prader-Willi California Foundation, the PWSA California chapter, has signed on with On The Move℠! They will host three “Walking for Prader-Willi Syndrome” awareness events in northern, central and southern California. Check out the Events page for dates and locations, and then lace up those sneakers for PWS! Thank you to all those who are planning and participating in these events.

February 28, 2012

PWSA (USA) welcomes a new On The Move℠ event in Massachusetts—The Hunter Lens 3rd Annual PWSA Golf Event. Thanks to John and Lori Lens who are planning this event in honor of their son, Hunter! Check out the Events page for more information.

February 24, 2012

We’re excited to announce another new On The Move℠ event to take place in New York:

5/5/2012: Go the Extra Mile
McDougall, Amy for PWANY, Inc.
The walk/run event will take place at Onondaga Lake Park in Liverpool, NY from 9am-12pm.

This event joins the list of growing On The Move℠ events taking place. We hope to add your event soon!

Also, visit the "Ohio On The Move" Move-A-Thon’s new website at www.ohotm.dojiggy.com. Anyone is welcome to participate, so we hope you decide to get moving!

February 8, 2012

Three On The Move℠ events are now officially registered, occurring in Connecticut, Ohio, and Wisconsin. More will be announced soon! See our Events page for details...

January 1, 2012

It's the beginning of a new year, and time to kick off a new season of On The Move℠ events! If you're a PWSA chapter leader and you're considering planning your own On The Move℠ event, contact us at development@pwsausa.org or (800) 926-4797 for more information...