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MS walk sets record
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It was a record-setting event Saturday morning as McMinnville’s inaugural Multiple Sclerosis Walk raised over $30,000, making it the highest grossing, first-time, MS-related event ever held in the Midsouth.“Folks have worked hard to make sure it was a success,” said walk organizer Heather George who suffers from multiple sclerosis, a debilitating disease which affects the brain and spinal cord. “We had 15 teams along with a lot of individuals, many who worked year-round holding fundraisers.”Around 300 people participated in the walk Saturday morning. The course was the walking trail at the Civic Center with the finish line near Gilley Pool.