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Mangano Announces 2012 Long Island Liver Life Walk

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced that the American Liver Foundation Long Island Liver Life Walk will take place on Saturday, May 12th at Eisenhower Park in East Meadow. Registration will begin at 9:00 a.m. and the walk will begin at 10:00 a.m.

“I encourage all residents to come out and participate in the 2012 American Liver Foundation Long Island Liver Life Walk at Eisenhower Park,” said County Executive Mangano. “Together, we can save the lives of our family, friends and neighbors.”

Every year millions of Americans combat more than 100 different types of liver disease. On May 12th, those participating in the Long Island Liver Life Walk will be joining more than 15,000 people nationwide for the national fundraising event of the America Liver Foundation. The mission is to “move forward” towards a future free of liver disease and provide funding for medical research, public education and patient support services.

Those interested in participating in the Long Island Liver Life Walk at Eisenhower Park can register online at: http://www.liverfoundation.org/chapters/greaterny/events/798/, or call: (212) 943-1059.

About the Long Island Liver Life Walk 2012
The Liver Life Walk® is the national fundraising walk of the American Liver Foundation®. As the largest event dedicated to liver awareness, people from all walks of life come together to help raise critical funds to support research, education and advocacy related to liver disease and wellness. Every step you take and every dollar you raise will help us get close to a day free of liver disease.

Eisenhower Park, the jewel of Nassau County’s park system provides over 930 acres of activities. The park offers a swimming pool and fitness center at the world-class Nassau County Aquatic Center; three 18-hole golf courses and a driving range; athletic fields; playgrounds; a 2-mile fitness trail; basketball and tennis courts; and summer entertainment at the Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre. In addition, the Park includes large and beautiful Memorials to the Nation’s veterans, as well as to the Nassau County Firefighters and County residents who lost their lives in the 9/11 attacks.

For more information about Eisenhower Park and all Nassau County Parks, please visit: www.nassaucountyny.gov/parks or call: (516) 572-0200.