LSSU Women's Walk will surpass the $300,000 milestone
Aug 18, 2014
SAULT STE. MARIE – Lake Superior State’s sixth
annual Women’s Walk, which begins at 9 a.m. Saturday at the
Norris Center, will surpass the $300,000 milestone and continue to
serve as a primary fund-raiser for LSSU women’s
“Last year’s Women’s Walk generated $90,000,
and all of that money goes to teams that generally have a harder
time raising enough money to cover all of their operating
expenses,” LSSU Director of Athletics Kris Dunbar said.
“What’s great about this event is that the athletes
play a major role in the fund-raising campaign, then directly
benefit from its success. They have taken ownership of
LSSU women’s basketball, volleyball, tennis, track and
field, cross country, softball and golf team together for the
Women’s Walk. Each program sets a fund-raising target based
on their operating needs for the year. Teams of
walkers raise money by collecting pledges and donations from
family, friends and community members. Participants then take part
in a 60 minute walk/run around the campus of LSSU. This visible
show of support has become one of the premier fund-raising events
for the LSSU Department of Athletics.
Walkers have a chance to win several prizes, including a grand
prize iPad mini.
Registration for the 2014 Women’s Walk begins at 8 a.m. at
the Norris Center, and the walk begins at 9 a.m.
To register for the Women’s Walk or obtain more
information, go to www.lssulakers.com and click on the
Women’s Walk tab.