11:03AM, Saturday 25 May 2013
A new campaign to make people aware of Rheumatoid Arthritis is being launched next month at a busy bowling alley.
The Maidenhead based National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society will launch the first ever awareness week for the condition at Slough's Absolutely bowling alley in Salt Hill Park, Bath Road on Monday, June 24 starting at 7pm.
The bowling setting drives home the message that RA can ‘strike’ at any age.
NRAS is asking local businesses and groups to enter teams of up to eight people at a cost of only £50 per team.
Absolutely have donated the bowling lanes so all money raised will go to the work of NRAS in supporting those with rheumatoid arthritis and lobbying for better access to treatment and services for those with the disease – an estimated 1,200 people in Slough, 800 people in Maidenhead and 690,000 across the UK.
To enter a team contact organiser Val Eyre at firstname.lastname@example.org or 01628 501547.
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