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Cal State Fullerton Hosts National Fibromyalgia Day Event May 15


Cal State Fullerton’s Fibromyalgia Research and Education Center and the National Fibromyalgia Association will present various free activities Saturday, May 15, on National Fibromyalgia Awareness Day — from 1K and 5K walks to a health fair, seminars and entertainment — in an effort to raise awareness about the chronic pain disorder.


Saturday, May 15


Outdoor area near the Kinesiology and Health Science Building
Cal State Fullerton, 800 N. State College Blvd., Fullerton, 92831


Tony Terry



11:30 a.m.-7 p.m.
Wellness Fair, featuring health screenings, family activities, massages, food and product samples, services and fibromyalgia wellness information

12:30-5:15 p.m.
Educational seminars for health care professionals, those suffering from fibromyalgia, caregivers and friends

5:30 p.m.
1K and 5K “Walk of FAME”

6:30 p.m.

7:30 p.m.
Closing “Lights of Hope” ceremony with special appearance by R&B singer Tony Terry


714-921-0150 or


Media Contacts:
C. Jessie Jones, Health Science, 657-278-2620 or jjones@fullerton
Mimi Ko Cruz, Public Affairs, 657-278-7586,