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HD PHYSICAL THERAPY is Jumping Into the Wakefield Rotary Polar Plunge

HD Physical Therapy’s Ed Harding, PTA, is taking the plunge. Join him for the 3rd Annual Rotary Polar Plunge at the Cape Ann Motor Inn, 33 Rockport Road, Long Beach, Gloucester, MA, this Saturday, February 23rd, at 11:30am.

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PRLog (Press Release) - Feb. 4, 2013 - HD Physical Therapy’s Ed Harding, PTA, is taking the plunge. Join him for the 3rd Annual Rotary Polar Plunge at the Cape Ann Motor Inn, 33 Rockport Road, Long Beach, Gloucester, MA, this Saturday, February 23rd, at 11:30am. Ed is going to jump into the icy Gloucester Ocean, with many others, to support Rotary International's final push to end polio worldwide.

The number of new polio cases, a disease that once paralyzed more than
1,000 children every day, has dropped more than 99 percent since the
1980s. However, the fight is not over. Polio is a crippling and
potentially fatal infectious disease, and for as little as $0.60, a child
can be protected against the virus for life. If they do not finish the
fight right now, more than 10 million children under the age of five could
be paralyzed by polio in the next 40 years.

Rotary, a humanitarian service organization with nearly 34,000 clubs in
more than 200 countries and geographical areas, made polio eradication its
top priority in 1985. Rotary has since contributed US$1.2 billion, and
its members have logged countless volunteer hours to help immunize more
than two billion children in 122 countries.

Your donation will directly support these final immunization campaigns. We
are asking you to pledge whatever you can to honor Ed’s plunge, and to
help the Wakefield/District 7930 Rotary Club put an end to this infectious
disease, once and for all.

“It feels great to be able to directly contribute to the world-wide
eradication of polio,” said HDPT’s Ed Harding, PTA. “Even though the polio
epidemic of the 1950’s gave rise to the modern field of physical therapy
that we practice today, I will be happy when the number of polio-endemic
countries in the world is zero, and that the Wakefield Rotarians had a
part in making that happen.”

Pledge today and come watch Ed take the plunge! Just $15 pays for 25 doses
of the polio vaccine. Ed’s donation page can be found at:
www.fundraise.com/the-rotary-foundation-of-rotary-interna...

About HD Physical Therapy
At HDPT we are committed to the health and happiness of our patients.
Everyday we work to restore each person's maximal function with
consistency and compassion. Offering distinctive, inventive and proven
rehabilitation treatment, our devoted professionals strive to deliver a
successful and enjoyable experience to every patient we meet. For more
information about Wakefield's HD Physical Therapy, or to make an
appointment today, please call HDPT at 781.587.0776 or visit
www.HDPTonline.com.

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Source:HD Physical Therapy
Phone:781-587-0776
Zip:01880
City/Town:Wakefield - Massachusetts - United States
Industry:Physical therapy, Charity
Tags:HDPT, HD Physical Therapy, wakefield, End Polio Now, Ed Harding
Last Updated:Feb 07, 2013
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