November 26, 2014  

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Forrest/Lamar Start! Heart Walk set for Saturday at Southern Miss’ Pride Field

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Universityof Southern Mississippifaculty, staff and students and area residents are invited to participate in the Forrest/Lamar Start! Heart Walk beginning at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 25 at Pride Field on the Hattiesburg campus. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m.

The event benefits the American Heart Association’s efforts to raise money for research and awareness of heart health. Last year Southern Miss raised more than $22,000 at the event. Food and refreshments will be provided, along with activities for all age groups.

Southern Miss employees and students are encouraged to join or create a team from their office or organization, or make a donation online by visiting www.forrestlamarheartwalk.org (Southern Miss teams are listed there under USM/Aramark under “Company Rank” in the column on the right).

For more information, call Patricia Linton at 601.266.5767 or patricia.linton@usm.edu; or Mary Dane Gregg at mary.gregg@usm.edu