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National MS Society Welcomes New Campaign Manager

June 30, 2015

Albany, NY- The National MS Society Upstate New York Chapter welcomes Kevin Connors as Campaign Manager. Working under the chapter’s development department, Connors will be responsible for organizing Walk MS and Monster Scramble 5K/10K events in the Greater Albany Area. He graduated from SUNY Cortland with a Bachelor’s degree in Sport Management. Recently, he was the ticketing intern for the Detuschebank Championship and the RBC Heritage Classic, both PGA Tour Events.

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For more information, contact Ashley Greenman, Senior Manager of Community Engagement, 585-271-0805 (x70322), Ashley.Greenman@NMSS.org.

About the Upstate New York Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society

The Upstate New York Chapter is nationally recognized as a leader in providing comprehensive service programs for more than 12,800 people with MS and their families in 50 counties. We are dedicated to mobilizing people and resources to drive research for a cure and to address the challenges of everyone affected by MS. The chapter has offices in Buffalo, Rochester, and Albany.

About Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis is an unpredictable, often disabling disease of the central nervous system that disrupts the flow of information within the brain, and between the brain and body. Symptoms range from numbness and tingling to blindness and paralysis. The progress, severity and specific symptoms of MS in any one person cannot yet be predicted, but advances in research and treatment are leading to better understanding and moving us closer to a world free of MS. Most people with MS are diagnosed between the ages of 20 and 50, with at least two to three times more women than men being diagnosed with the disease. MS affects more than 2.3 million people worldwide.

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