November 18, 2014 Leave a comment
We are excited to announce that UroMed & Edgepark will be attending the 2014 Nevada Walk-N-Roll in Las Vegas. This event is a sanctioned fundraiser that benefits the SBA of Nevada/SBA of the Intermountain Region.
Walk-N-Roll for Spina Bifida is a family friendly, non-competitive walk event and educational resource fair that raises awareness of Spina Bifida and celebrates the accomplishments of the over 166,000 American living with its challenges. The Walk-N-Roll for Spina Bifida in Nevada will take place on November 22, 2014 at Floyd Lamb Park in Las Vegas, NV.
What You Should Know
- Friendly Pets on Leashes are allowed per Park rules and regulations.
- Scooters, wheelchairs, skateboards and children’s bikes are allowed, however adult riders are discouraged.
- Feel free to bring signs and mylar balloons to help with your team spirit! Please, no latex balloons.
- Show your team spirit by making and wearing team t-shirts. There will be a team t-shirt contest! Email Breanne Long at firstname.lastname@example.org for the Walk-N-Roll for Spina Bifida logo.
- Bring a blanket & picnic to enjoy after the Walk.
- Refreshments and water are provided!
- Be sure to wear comfortable clothing, suitable for the weather.
Day of Event Schedule
8:30am Check-In Opens
9:30 are Opening Remarks, Warm-Up,
10:00 am Walk Begins
10:30 Team t-shirt contest, awards and recognition
11:00 are Closing Remarks
Floyd Lamb Park is located at 9200 Tule Springs Road Las Vegas, NV. Click here for a map.
Parking is $6 per vehicle. Cash only.
About SBA of Nevada
The Spina Bifida Association(SBA) is an organization dedicated to promoting the prevention of Spina Bifida and to enhancing the lives of all affected. The Chapter serves individuals with Spina Bifida and their families and is associated with the Spina Bifida Association (EIN 58-1342181).Over 166,000 Americans live with this birth defect, and through quality of life programs, SBA has a dedicated group of professionals, families, and individuals with Spina Bifida working to provide resources, educate, network, and advocate to bring about public awareness of Spina Bifida and folic acid’s role in reducing the risk. Visit the Web site at www.spinabifidaassociation.org. Like us on Facebook: our SBA fan page, and our Nevada Walk-N-Roll; and follow us on Twitter!
About Spina Bifida
Spina Bifida is the most common permanently-disabling birth defect. It affects eight births per day in the United States; currently an estimated 180,000 people in the United States are living with Spina Bifida.
People with Spina Bifida often face additional medical concerns, including:
UROLOGIC CARE AND MANAGEMENT:
According to the SBA, the urologic care of children with spina bifida has undergone several important changes in the last decade. The emphasis is now on early catheterization of the child’s lower urinary tract and preventative treatment to preserve both kidney and bladder function.
About the UroMed-Edgepark Family
Headquartered in Suwanee, GA [a suburb of Atlanta], UroMed is a leading national supply company that provides catheters and urological products to patients with Medicare, Medicaid and private insurance.
Many of our patients have conditions like Spinal Cord Injury, Spina Bifida, or Multiple Sclerosis. UroMed is a nationally accredited organization, a Medicare provider and a participant in most state Medicaid plans.
UroMed also partners with thousands of private health insurance providers and health plans to provide patients with single-use catheters, catheter kits and incontinence products.
UroMed and Edgepark, two of the leading distributors of urological and continence care supplies, are now working as one team. We’ve combined all the things we do best — excellent service, comprehensive product choice and free, fast delivery — to provide you more options and even greater convenience along with expanded insurance coverage.
For more information, please visit http://www.uromed.com or call 1-800-841-1233.