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2017 Kidney Walks

Comcast Newsmakers featured Dr. Su Thavarajah, Johns Hopkins Medicine
http://comcastnewsmakers.com/2017/03/10/national-kidney-foundation-maryland/

Greater Baltimore 

Calendar Listings

https://patch.com/maryland/northbaltimore/calendar/event/20170430/130055/greater-baltimore-kidney-walk

http://todays1019.cbslocal.com/2017/04/10/join-us-at-the-kidney-walk-on-april-30/

https://www.evensi.us/greater-baltimore-kidney-walk-university-of-maryland/205771202

http://www.americantowns.com/md/baltimore/events/greater-baltimore-kidney-walk-2017-04-30

http://www.americantowns.com/md/towson/events/greater-baltimore-kidney-walk-2017-04-30

http://www.americantowns.com/md/luthervilletimonium/events/greater-baltimore-kidney-walk-2017-04-30

http://www.americantowns.com/md/parkville/events/greater-baltimore-kidney-walk-2017-04-30

http://www.americantowns.com/md/cockeysville/events/greater-baltimore-kidney-walk-2017-04-30

http://www.americantowns.com/md/huntvalley/events/greater-baltimore-kidney-walk-2017-04-30

http://www.americantowns.com/md/reisterstown/events/greater-baltimore-kidney-walk-2017-04-30

http://www.americantowns.com/md/whitemarsh/events/greater-baltimore-kidney-walk-2017-04-30

http://www.americantowns.com/md/pikesville/events/greater-baltimore-kidney-walk-2017-04-30

http://www.americantowns.com/md/dundalk/events/greater-baltimore-kidney-walk-2017-04-30

http://www.americantowns.com/md/essex/events/greater-baltimore-kidney-walk-2017-04-30

http://www.americantowns.com/md/rosedale/events/greater-baltimore-kidney-walk-2017-04-30

http://culturefly.org/calendar/event/13257/greater-baltimore-kidney-walk#.WPl5HIjyuDI

https://www.yelp.com/events/baltimore-greater-baltimore-kidney-walk-6

http://www.eventcrazy.com/Baltimore-MD/events/details/652753-Greater-Baltimore-Kidney-Walk

http://baltimore.eventful.com/events/greater-baltimore-kidney-walk-/E0-001-101606578-7

http://events.wtmd.org/event/greater_baltimore_kidney_walk_6719#.WPl7WYjyuDI

http://events.mdpennysaver.com/index.php?eID=3299

http://jewishtimes.com/events/greater-baltimore-kidney-walk-2/

http://www.avenuenews.com/calendar/event_20a74d6a-1500-11e7-a030-5cb9017b77db.html

http://events.baltimore.cbslocal.com/baltimore_md/events/greater-baltimore-kidney-walk-/E0-001-101606578-7

http://events.baltimoresun.com/events/greater-baltimore-kidney-walk-baltimore-20170430-event

http://wypr.org/community-calendar/event/137141

http://www.visitmaryland.org/event/greater-baltimore-kidney-walk-0

Articles

Patch

http://patch.com/maryland/perryhall/nkf-md-s-greater-baltimore-kidney-walk-moving-umbc-apr-30

http://patch.com/maryland/parkville/nkf-md-s-greater-baltimore-kidney-walk-moving-umbc-apr-30

http://patch.com/maryland/towson/nkf-md-s-greater-baltimore-kidney-walk-moving-umbc-apr-30

http://patch.com/maryland/owingsmills/nkf-md-s-greater-baltimore-kidney-walk-moving-umbc-apr-30

http://patch.com/maryland/pikesville/nkf-md-s-greater-baltimore-kidney-walk-moving-umbc-apr-30

http://patch.com/maryland/huntvalley/nkf-md-s-greater-baltimore-kidney-walk-moving-umbc-apr-30

http://patch.com/maryland/essex/nkf-md-s-greater-baltimore-kidney-walk-moving-umbc-apr-30

http://patch.com/maryland/dundalk/nkf-md-s-greater-baltimore-kidney-walk-moving-umbc-apr-30

http://patch.com/maryland/catonsville/nkf-md-s-greater-baltimore-kidney-walk-moving-umbc-apr-30

http://patch.com/maryland/arbutus/nkf-md-s-greater-baltimore-kidney-walk-moving-umbc-apr-30

http://patch.com/maryland/timonium/nkf-md-s-greater-baltimore-kidney-walk-moving-umbc-apr-30

http://patch.com/maryland/northbaltimore/nkf-md-s-greater-baltimore-kidney-walk-moving-umbc-apr-30

BMore News

http://www.bmorenews.com/home/2017/04/04/nkf-mds-greater-baltimore-kidney-walk-apr-30-to-feature-performance-by-philadelphia-freeway-with-world-premiere-of-his-documentary/

Citybizlist

http://baltimore.citybizlist.com/article/411767/nkf-mds-greater-baltimore-kidney-walk-apr-30-to-feature-performance-by-philadelphia-freeway-with-world-premiere-of-his-documentary

The Afro featured Freeway

Rapper Philadelphia Freeway

http://www.afro.com/rapper-freeway-host-kidney-walk-baltimore/ 

The Avenue featured Maci Janiski

http://www.avenuenews.com/relaxer/article_b58bf81a-5fa7-531a-9883-97ed6249547e.html

Andrews Gazette featured Captain DEE

http://www.dcmilitary.com/andrews_gazette/news/captain-dee-fense-gears-up-for-th-annual-greater-baltimore/article_23a15f1f-c91a-5e4d-a7e5-6ea8a8d22d10.html

Baltimore Times featured Freeway

http://baltimoretimes-online.com/news/2017/apr/21/freeway-perform-kidney-walk/

Carroll County Times featured Macie Coates
http://www.carrollcountytimes.com/news/health/ph-cc-kidney-walk-macie-20170429-story.html

Interviews
ABC2 News story on Freeway https://youtu.be/E_8uLkt6aQA

WJZ-TV- “Coffee With” segment with Freeway http://baltimore.cbslocal.com/2017/03/28/tuesday-march-28-2017/

Fox 45 Morning News segment with Freeway
http://foxbaltimore.com/morning/kidney-walk-04-18-2017

98 Rock Maryland Perspectives http://www.98online.com/2017/04/17/maryland-perspectives-41617/

WJZ-TV Morning Edition “People are Talking” segment with George Kilbourne, Tisha Guthrie, Home Depot and Hons
http://baltimore.cbslocal.com/2017/04/07/friday-april-7-2017/

WJZ-TV “On Time” segment with Sabrina Cater and Deidra Crews
http://baltimore.cbslocal.com/2017/04/23/on-time-april-23-2017/

CBS Radio Walk and Rappel interview with Ray Harris and Steve Trumble
Mix 106.5, 105.7 The Fan and Today’s 101.9

Tracy Hart from WCBM/WQLL interview with Greater Baltimore Kidney Walk Chair, Lauren Ashgari

Southern Delaware

Calendar Listings

http://www.americantowns.com/de/lewes/events/southern-delaware-kidney-walk-2017-04-30

http://www.americantowns.com/de/rehobothbeach/events/southern-delaware-kidney-walk-2017-04-30

http://www.americantowns.com/de/seaford/events/southern-delaware-kidney-walk-2017-04-30

http://www.americantowns.com/de/bethanybeach/events/southern-delaware-kidney-walk-2017-04-30

http://www.americantowns.com/de/fenwickisland/events/southern-delaware-kidney-walk-2017-04-30

http://www.americantowns.com/de/georgetown/events/southern-delaware-kidney-walk-2017-04-30

http://www.americantowns.com/de/laurel/events/southern-delaware-kidney-walk-2017-04-30

http://www.americantowns.com/de/millsboro/events/southern-delaware-kidney-walk-2017-04-30

http://www.americantowns.com/de/milton/events/southern-delaware-kidney-walk-2017-04-30

http://www.americantowns.com/de/dover/events/southern-delaware-kidney-walk-2017-04-30

http://www.americantowns.com/de/harrington/events/southern-delaware-kidney-walk-2017-04-30

http://www.americantowns.com/de/milford/events/southern-delaware-kidney-walk-2017-04-30

http://www.americantowns.com/de/felton/events/southern-delaware-kidney-walk-2017-04-30

http://www.americantowns.com/de/frederica/events/southern-delaware-kidney-walk-2017-04-30

http://www.americantowns.com/de/hartly/events/southern-delaware-kidney-walk-2017-04-30

http://www.americantowns.com/de/houston/events/southern-delaware-kidney-walk-2017-04-30

http://www.americantowns.com/de/kenton/events/southern-delaware-kidney-walk-2017-04-30

https://www.visitsoutherndelaware.com/events/kidney-walk-cape-henlopen-state-park

http://www.eventcrazy.com/Lewes-DE/events/details/652208-Southern-Delaware-Kidney-Walk

http://www.delawaretoday.com/Delaware-Today/Calendar/index.php/name/Southern-Delaware-Kidney-Walk/event/21862/

https://www.887thebridge.com/event/34-events/2017/04/30/150961-southern-delaware-kidney-walk.html

http://www.wedding411ondemand.com/events/nfk-baltimore-kidney-walk

http://www.rehoboth.com/event-details.html?view=detail&eventID=381

https://www.beach-fun.com/events/current-events/event/2671-southern-delaware-kidney-walk.html

http://www.wmdt.com/news/community-calendar

Interviews

In Touch Delmarva featured Nicole Scharf, Senior Director, Eastern Shore
http://www.cool1013.com/audio/intouch-mar1217-part1.mp3

WXDE’s Dan Gaffney interviewed Nicole Scharf and Michael Ferracci, Eastern Shore

Nicole Scharf and Katelyn Powell appeared on the Dateline Delmarva public affairs show airing Apr. 9.on iHeart Radio stations: WQHQ |WWFG |WSBY |WKZP|WTGM |WJDY.

http://froggy999.iheart.com/media/play/27726090/

WBOC-FM – Mid-day Hosts Sarah (the DE Walk Emcee) and Corey interviewed Nicole Scharf for Monday midday and Sunday public affairs shows

https://www.dropbox.com/scl/fi/niebtx7do0pstcw9d3gpi/APRIL%2023%202017%20KIDNEY%20WALK%20WITH%20NICOLE%20SCHARF.mp3?dl=0&oref=e&r=AAXbRhmJD0K0iHlCkg71B5bzS-ODA9l9v-1lU13TU-478OgaqfmQd71XBMd-1nHS83ZwHMJmzQeQdanm9Hs6avDTsQ4jdGxOA5TFdJgvldA2h3ic7sum-IvMhRjhbY8R2cJqxt0z2jY9dKMtRlzQvn9CawKBcGk8Q3Z26FJXaa2yiQ&sm=1

https://www.dropbox.com/scl/fi/almu0trg93xfq38klhzi6/kidney%20walk%20interview.mp3?dl=0&oref=e&r=AAV8CkxuQvoLkDPVXks7OGXF4F7TOm8oH3driIaAieZwCQJKOqNLjXut5mG1jYtJba6U8S6jGAHnFfzlam-w9dmh_20mbqH5NjmIW9VpmaiN0vPCmgoOtSRZxKI0_wk6ewLSU1W_X36jUq489tZ574fRbT3TqGq9GPX2R6SVqIYdxQ&sm=1

WBOC-TV Nicole Scharf and Meghan & Charlotte Rice appeared on the Apr. 19 Delmarva Life. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eHK8SvJHEKQ

Articles

Sussex Countian
http://www.sussexcountian.com/news/20170403/southern-delaware-kidney-walk-returns-april-30

Cape .com/article/southern-delaware-kidney-walk-cape-henlopen-state-park-april-30/130638

Cape Gazette featured Lillie Williams and Ed Hilligoss on Apr. 20.
https://www.capegazette.com/article/survivors-seek-support-annual-kidney-walk/131149

Delmarva Now featured Wincy Jackson, Lillie Williams and Kristy Ferracci http://www.delmarvanow.com/story/news/local/delaware/2017/04/26/kidney-walk-scheduled-april-30-cape-state-park/100373188/

Sussex Living featured Allyson Klink
http://www.sussexcountian.com/news/20170425/georgetown-woman-hopes-to-receive-kidney-transplant

Salisbury

Calendar Listings

http://www.americantowns.com/md/salisbury/events/salisbury-kidney-walk-2017-05-07

http://www.americantowns.com/md/cambridge/events/salisbury-kidney-walk-2017-05-07

http://www.americantowns.com/md/trappe/events/salisbury-kidney-walk-2017-05-07

http://www.americantowns.com/md/oxford/events/salisbury-kidney-walk-2017-05-07

http://www.americantowns.com/md/easton/events/salisbury-kidney-walk-2017-05-07

http://www.americantowns.com/md/federalsburg/events/salisbury-kidney-walk-2017-05-07

http://www.americantowns.com/md/preston/events/salisbury-kidney-walk-2017-05-07

http://www.americantowns.com/md/denton/events/salisbury-kidney-walk-2017-05-07

http://www.americantowns.com/md/hurlock/events/salisbury-kidney-walk-2017-05-07

http://www.americantowns.com/md/secretary/events/salisbury-kidney-walk-2017-05-07

http://www.americantowns.com/md/sharptown/events/salisbury-kidney-walk-2017-05-07

http://www.americantowns.com/md/vienna/events/salisbury-kidney-walk-2017-05-07

http://www.americantowns.com/md/princessanne/events/salisbury-kidney-walk-2017-05-07

http://www.americantowns.com/md/showell/events/salisbury-kidney-walk-2017-05-07

http://www.americantowns.com/md/berlin/events/salisbury-kidney-walk-2017-05-07

http://www.americantowns.com/md/oceancity/events/salisbury-kidney-walk-2017-05-07

http://www.americantowns.com/md/pocomokecity/events/salisbury-kidney-walk-2017-05-07

http://www.delmarvalife.com/event/salisbury-kidney-walk/

http://www.eventcrazy.com/Salisbury-MD/events/details/652817-Salisbury-Kidney-Walk

http://eventful.com/salisbury_md/events/salisbury-kidney-walk-/E0-001-101648115-2

http://events.mdpennysaver.com/index.php?eID=2392

http://www.whatsupmag.com/events/112009/salisbury-kidney-walk

http://www.wmdt.com/news/community-calendar

http://events.baltimoresun.com/events/salisbury-kidney-walk-salisbury-20170507-event

http://www.visitmaryland.org/event/salisbury-kidney-walk-0

Interviews

Nicole Scharf and Katelyn Powell appeared on the Dateline Delmarva public affairs show airing Apr. 9 on iHeart Radio stations: WQHQ |WWFG |WSBY |WKZP|WTGM |WJDY
http://froggy999.iheart.com/media/play/27726090/

WBOC-FM – Mid-day Hosts Sarah (the DE Walk Emcee) and Corey interviewed Nicole Scharf for Monday midday and Sunday public affairs shows.

https://www.dropbox.com/scl/fi/niebtx7do0pstcw9d3gpi/APRIL%2023%202017%20KIDNEY%20WALK%20WITH%20NICOLE%20SCHARF.mp3?dl=0&oref=e&r=AAXbRhmJD0K0iHlCkg71B5bzS-ODA9l9v-1lU13TU-478OgaqfmQd71XBMd-1nHS83ZwHMJmzQeQdanm9Hs6avDTsQ4jdGxOA5TFdJgvldA2h3ic7sum-IvMhRjhbY8R2cJqxt0z2jY9dKMtRlzQvn9CawKBcGk8Q3Z26FJXaa2yiQ&sm=1

https://www.dropbox.com/scl/fi/almu0trg93xfq38klhzi6/kidney%20walk%20interview.mp3?dl=0&oref=e&r=AAV8CkxuQvoLkDPVXks7OGXF4F7TOm8oH3driIaAieZwCQJKOqNLjXut5mG1jYtJba6U8S6jGAHnFfzlamw9dmh_20mbqH5NjmIW9VpmaiN0vPCmgoOtSRZxKI0_wk6ewLSU1W_X36jUq489tZ574fRbT3TqGq9GPX2R6SVqIYdxQ&sm=1

WMDT-TV stories:

Robert DeHart
http://www.wmdt.com/news/maryland/local-kidney-transplant-recipient-encourages-those-to-participate-in-sby-kidney-walk/448167625

Stephanie Elliott http://www.wmdt.com/news/maryland/2017-kidney-walk-hopes-to-attract-more-walk-teams-and-push-for-500-walkers/449780178

Katelyn Powell/Natalee Russ
http://www.wmdt.com/news/maryland/mother-of-infant-born-without-a-right-kidney-urges-participants-to-attend-the-2017-kidney-walk/455287110

The Butlers
http://www.wmdt.com/news/maryland/wife-who-donated-kidney-to-husband-encourages-the-salisburys-2017-kidney-walk/466706584

Walk day coverage

http://www.wmdt.com/news/maryland/hundreds-walk-to-raise-awareness-for-kidney-disease/487577590

Tom Schultz, Morning Show Host – 97.1 The Wave/WAVD-FM interviewed Nicole Scharf 

Articles

County Times
http://www.csctimes.com/sports-outdoors/salisbury-kidney-walk-returns-winterplace-park-may-7/

Ocean City Today featured Kayla Warner & Robert DeHart
http://www.oceancitytoday.net/p/kidney-transplant-recipients-to-attend-walk-in-salisbury/1649727

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