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Celebrity swap for Black Country Memory Walk
2:28pm Monday 17th September 2012 in News
SPORTS commentator, Rupert Bell will be kick starting the Black Country Memory Walk this weekend.
The event, which is taking place at Dudley Zoo on Saturday, in aid of the Alzheimer’s Society, was set to be launched by BBC Inside Out presenter, Mary Rhodes.
However due to unforeseen circumstances, the fundraising walk will now be launched at 11am by the Talksport reporter, who has also presented for Sky Sports and the Racing Channel.
There is a choice of three walk lengths to choose from – 1.5km, 5km or 10km, with each route leading participants around an exciting tour of the zoo and castle. The 5km and 10km routes will also take in nearby Priory Park.
Fundraisers will also be encouraged to go the extra mile and take part in Bupa’s Memory Mile – as Bupa Care Homes is partnering event – and help raise a further £5 to support people with dementia.
All the money raised will help support people with dementia and their carers in the Black Country.
Walkers can still sign up for the walk by registering on the day before the 11am start time.