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5/18  Kidney Fight Trivia Night 2019 - PKD Chapter   (Saturday:  6:30 pm - 10:30 pm)

Saturday / May 18, 2019 / 6:30-10:30 PM / Machinists' District 9 Building / Bridgeton, MO

St. Louis PKD Chapter is hosting Kidney Fight Trivia Night on May 18, 2019. The annual trivia will take place at Machinists District 9 Building, 12365 St. Charles Rock Road, Bridgeton, MO 63044. The doors open at 6:00 PM with trivia starting at 6:30 PM and ending at 10:30 PM. The night will include silent auction, 50/50 raffle, games, and door prizes. Beer, soda, bottled water, and pretzels will be provided. Feel free to bring food to share with your table.

The entry fee is $20 per person or $160 for a table of 8 people. To reserve a table or register individually, visit https://pkdfoundation.salsalabs.org/stltrivianight2019/index.html. If you have any questions or want to donate toward the silent auction, please contact Kris at 314-973-6597 or KidneyFightTriviaNight@gmail.com. Walk-ins are welcomed. 100% of the money raised from trivia will benefit the PKD Foundation life-saving research.

Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) causes uncontrolled growth of fluid-filled cysts in the kidneys, often leading to kidney failure. Once a person has kidney failure, dialysis or a transplant are the only options to treat the damage the disease has caused. There are two types of PKD: autosomal dominant PKD (ADPKD) and autosomal recessive PKD (ARPKD). ADPKD is more common and affects an estimated 600,000 Americans and 12.4 million people worldwide. Parents with ADPKD have a 50 percent chance of passing it on to each of their children. Approximately 10 percent of the people diagnosed with ADPKD have no family history of the disease, with PKD developing as a spontaneous (new) mutation. Once they have it, they have a 50 percent chance of passing it on to each of their children. The less common form, ARPKD affects approximately 1 in 20,000 children, and often causes death in the first month of life. Only 70% of children born with ARPKD survive the newborn period and one-third of those who survive will need dialysis or transplantation by age 10.

To learn more about the St. Louis PKD Chapter visit https://pkdcure.org/chapter/st-louis/ or the PKD Foundation and PKD visit https://pkdcure.org.
5/18  Maryville's Movie in the Park - Incredibles 2   (Saturday:  7:15 pm - 10:00 pm)
Maryville Park and Rec Committee will begin their 2019 Movies in the Park Series on Saturday night May 18 with Incredibles 2 at Drost Park in Maryville Movie is sponsored by Anderson Hospital, Armbruster, Dripps, Winterscheidt & Blotevogel, LLC /Attorneys at Law, Mariachis Mexican Restaurant, Maryville Mayor Craig Short and Joe & Diane Semanisin,

Vendors and Bobbys Frozen Custard after 7:15pm, movie after dusk about 8:40-8:45.

Follow the green and blue signs off of Rt. 159 to Valadabene Drive to Schiber Court or Google #8 Schiber Court. Bring your lawn chairs, loungers, blankets, & bug spray to make your evening comfortable. If you have questions, call Maryville Parks & Rec 618-772-8555 between 9:00am and 5:00pm.
Visit the Village web site at www.vil.maryville.il.us for a Park Map. Come and enjoy a great free evening for the family.
The other movies in this summers series will be June 8 Marv Poppins (1964), July 27 How to Train your Dragon2, Aug. 10 A Dogs Way Home and Dec. 28 - the Star.