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Published on February 19, 2013

Registration Opens for Fourth Annual Spin for Kids Event

Grand Forks, ND – Altru Health System will host Spin for Kids on April 6, 2013 at Sacred Heart School in East Grand Forks, Minn. from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Spin for Kids is an indoor race on stationary bikes. Teams of eight raise pledges to provide supportive programs, services and equipment to children with special needs within our community and region. Race registration opens at 7 a.m. on February 19 at Altru’s Medical Fitness Center, and will remain open until all bikes are full.

“We are very excited for our fourth annual Spin for Kids race,” said Maureen Riley, Spin for Kids coordinator and supervisor of Altru’s Pediatric Therapy Services. “It’s a great opportunity to give back to our community and to help families that need it most. Bikes are limited, so we suggest signing up your team soon.”

Last year, Spin for Kids raised nearly $60,000. This year, the committee hopes to reach a goal of $75,000 to benefit kids and families in our region.

About Altru’s Pediatric Therapy

Altru's Pediatric Therapy utilizes a team approach for the treatment of neurological, orthopedic and genetic disorders, as well as problems associated with premature birth and developmental delays. The team includes occupational, physical and speech therapists, social workers, the child's medical team, and prosthetic and orthotic specialists. The goal of the department is to help each child live the fullest life possible by enhancing function and fostering independence through innovative therapeutic programming.