Hoops 4 Hope

Join us on April 21, 2018

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Event Details
Where Grimsley High School, 801 Westover Ter.
Greensboro, NC
Starts 04/21/2018 @ 9:00 AM EDT
Ends 11:30 AM EDT
Check-in Time 8:30 AM to 9:00 AM EDT
Registration Cutoff 04/20/2018 @ 4:00 PM EDT
Donation Cutoff 12/31/2018 @ 12:00 AM EST
Contact Peter Martinek-Jenne
Phone 336-268-0534
Email Address martinp3@gcsnc.com

Hoops 4 Hope

For Huntington’s Disease Awareness

Hoop-it-up! Family event perfect for any athletic ability,

boys and girls ages 6-18.

We provide: rebounders, scorekeepers, basketballs, timers, music, t-shirts & snacks!

Bring a team of four for $20 to compete in free throw shooting.

No team?

Come anyway! Be ready to sink a ton of baskets, enjoy snacks and music, and have a blast! Three point shooting contest included. Awards to top contenders!

When: Saturday, April 21, 2017, 9-11:30 a.m.

Where: Grimsley High School, 801 Westover Terrace, Greensboro

 Questions? Please Contact: Peter Martinek-Jenne (Mr. M-J), 336-268-0534, martinp3@gcsnc.com


Why Huntington's disease (HD)? 
Huntington’s disease is a fatal genetic disorder that causes the progressive breakdown of nerve cells in the brain. It deteriorates a person’s physical and mental abilities usually during their prime working years and has no cure.  Every child of a parent with HD has a 50/50 chance of inheriting the faulty gene that causes HD.  Today, there are approximately 30,000 symptomatic Americans and more than 200,000 at-risk of inheriting the disease.  In approximately 10% of cases, Juvenile Huntington’s disease (JHD) affects children or adolescents and JHD typically progresses more rapidly than adult onset HD.
The symptoms of HD are described as having ALS, Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s diseases – simultaneously.

Learn how you can get involved at: www.hdsa.org and http://northcarolina.hdsa.org/

Please join this campaign to raise awareness about HD, and make this the last generation with Huntington’s disease. Help for today, hope for tomorrow!

Donations gratefully accepted: HDSA-NC, Kathy Martinek, 2513 Berkley Pl, Greensboro, NC 27403


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