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Sheldon walks at CSF Unite@Nite Walk

HORN LAKE, Miss. – Mississippi RiverKings mascot Sheldon the Turtle participated in the first annual Chiari & Syringomyelia Foundation (CSF) Unite@Nite Walk at Latimer Lakes Park in Horn Lake Sunday evening. 

The walk raised money for the Horn Lake chapter of CSF, a national foundation aimed at finding a cure for Chiari malformation (CM), syringomyelia (SM) and related disorders. The Horn Lake chapter was formed earlier in 2015. 

"Sheldon being at our CSF Unite@Nite Walk really shows the Mississippi RiverKings community support for our cause," said Lisa Murphy, co-chair for the CSF Unite@Nite walk. "We are united to show support, share awareness and raise funds for research towards a cure for these conditions."

Sheldon was there to greet the walkers when they checked in before the mile-long walk through Latimer Lakers Park. Sheldon also started the walk with the rest of the group and led the way for the first portion before stopping to give high-fives to the walkers as they passed. 

For more information on CSF visit their website http://csfinfo.org/

If you would like Sheldon to appear at your school, camp or event, contact Lukas Favale via email at lukas@riverkings.com or by calling 662-342-1755.

The Mississippi RiverKings are proud to be the longest, continually operating sports franchise in the Memphis area, as they begin their 24th season in 2015. The RiverKings will officially unveil their new logo and jerseys for the 2015-16 season at the Landers Center at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, July 7. Fans are encouraged to attend. RiverKings' season tickets for the 2015-16 season are on sale now by calling 662-342-1755! Renew by August 1 to keep your 2014-15 seats. Pay in full by September 1 to receive a commemorative season ticket holder booklet. For more information, check out riverkings.com.

About the Mississippi RiverKings

The RiverKings are supported by our community partners, season ticket holders, fans, and grants from the Maddox Foundation, an independent private foundation based in Hernando, Miss. To find out more about the RiverKings, call 662.342.1755 or visit www.riverkings.com.

Mississippi RiverKings mascot Sheldon the Turtle gives high-fives to walkers during the first CSF Unite@Nite Walk at Latimer Lakes Park in Horn Lake on Sunday, June 21. © Mississippi RiverKings

Posted by Lukas Favale at 2:30 PM

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