NMUMC events to fight malaria
Published 1:28 pm, Tuesday, April 30, 2013
The New Milford United Methodist Church will hold events, including a skeeter walk, May 10-11 to raise funds to battle malaria.
A screening of the documentary "A Killer in the Dark" will be shown May 10 at 7 p.m. Popcorn and soda will be served and a free will offering will be taken at the 68 Danbury Road church.
Children, youth and adults are invited to walk laps in the church's upper parking lot as part of a skeeter walk May 11 from 9 to 11:30 a.m.
Sponsorship forms are available at www.newmilfordumc.org; shirts will be sold prior to and the day of the event for $10.
A person dies every sixty seconds in Africa from malaria, and one in five of all childhood deaths in Africa are due to malaria.
For more information, call the church at 860 354-4596.