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Bus running to Diabetes Expo

The Lions International District 5M9 will be offering their 4th annual bus trip to the American Diabetes Association's Diabetes Expo 2008. The expo will be held at the Minneapolis Convention Center from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 11.

Space is limited, so interested parties are encouraged to reserve their seats early. Transportation and admission to the expo are free to those riding the Lions sponsored bus.

Pickup/drop-off sites are as follows: Fergus Falls, Walmart, 5 a.m.; Battle Lake, Amaco Station, 5:15 a.m.; Deer Creek, 210/29 Jct./Station, 6 a.m.

Return time will be approximately 6 to 6:30 p.m. To register, please contact Len Johnson, 5M9 Diabetes Co-Chair, at 218-346-7088.

There is a $20 per person refundable deposit. Checks should be made payable to Lions District 5M9- Diabetes Acct., adding your pickup site in the memo portion of the check.

Mail checks to Len Johnson, 5M9 Diabetes Co-Chair, 413 7th St. NE, Perham, MN 56573 to reserve a seat. Checks will be returned upon boarding the bus. Johnson is a member of the Perham Lions.

More information about the expo and a schedule can be found online at Brochures for the event are available at area clinics or from diabetes advisors and educators.