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Walk MS Greenville raises thousands for NMSS

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GREENVILLE, N.C. - Hundreds walked in Greenville on Saturday to support research for Multiple Sclerosis.

Walk MS: Greenville is an annual fundraising walk organized by the Greater Carolinas chapter of the National MS Society.

The chapter serves nearly 17,000 people living with MS and their families in 97 counties of North Carolina and all of South Carolina.

Some of them were part of the 200 people who participated in the walk at Greenville's Town Common, raising nearly $30,000.

Every dollar raised for Walk MS is critical and will support vital MS research and life-changing programs and services for everyone affected by MS.

9 On Your Side is a proud media partner of Walk MS: Greenville and the Weekend Edition anchor, Maria Satira, was the emcee of the event. More than 40 teams were represented in the walk and several of them won awards:

Rookie of the Year Award: Mikki's Movers
- Raised $3,000 in their first year

Get Connected Award: MS Mutilators
- Karen Boyd and her team is in their third year

Rockin' Recruiters Award: Team Strother
- This team recruited 37 people to walk with them

Above and Beyond Award: Dani's Girls
- Went 'above and beyond' to fundraise and recruit walkers
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