NMUMC events to fight malaria
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 information, call the church at 860-354-4596.