FunWalk to Benefit Memorial Multiple Sclerosis Center

September 18, 2017

Friday, September 8th (2017) – Owosso, Michigan – Memorial Healthcare Foundation will be holding its annual Go Green! Go Blue! Tailgate Party on Thursday, October 5, 2017, at a new location- Fortitude Outdoor Fitness, 4377 S. M-52 in Owosso. All are welcome to attend this annual high-spirited, in-state rivalry event. New this year is a FunWalk that will be held prior to the main event. The walk begins at 5:30 at Fortitude and registration and pledge forms can be picked or emailed by contacting the Foundation office at 989-729-4675. There is a $5 entry fee to walk the course and each registrant who raises at least $50 for the cause will receive a free gift. The highest fundraisers for the blue and the green side will also receive a prize. For more information or to register contact the Foundation office or email

Tickets for the tailgate party are $20 per person (cash bar) with festivities kicking off at 6:30 pm. Tickets can be purchased by contacting the Foundation at 989-729-4675 or at the door the evening of the event until capacity is reached.

Many exciting activities will be held throughout the evening including spirit merchandise sales, raffles, and a charity silent auction. Go Green! or Go Blue! Sponsorships can also be purchased by contacting the Foundation office which is located at 1637 W. Main Street in Owosso. Sponsorships are $100 and include two tickets to the event and your name in the program as either a “Go Green!” or “Go Blue!” supporter.

This is a fundraising challenge between Michigan State University and University of Michigan fans. All proceeds raised will support Memorial Healthcare Neurology Fund for the purchase of an Optical Coherence Tomography imaging machine to improve the quality of care provided to patients with multiple sclerosis. Memorial Healthcare Foundation is a not-for-profit corporation governed by an independent board of directors. The Foundation provides continuing financial support for the development and improvement of Memorial Healthcare programs, services, technology, and facilities.