The 2nd Annual Indy Hunt for a Cure for Dystonia, which took place September 30, was a scavenger hunt to promote awareness and raise funds for medical research. Participants competed for points by answering trivia questions, completing tasks, and collecting items throughout Garfield Park in Indianapolis. The event was organized by Chelsi Christman, Sarah Ernstberger, and Sunshine Fox. The three women founded and co-lead the Central Indiana Dystonia Support Group and are dedicated dystonia advocates
DMRF Community Leadership Council Member Beth Farber and longtime DMRF Support Leader Joel Farber were in attendance and provided remarks. Closer to the Cure awards were presented to Craig Sample, Owner/Operator of Chick-fil-A Muncie, Stones Crossing Physical Therapy and Rehab, and Nancy K. Pruett, DDS. The awards recognize individuals and businesses in the Indianapolis metro area who promote public awareness and support the dystonia community.
The Hunt for a Cure for Dystonia was covered by RTV6/ABC TV News, promoting widespread awareness throughout the metro region.
The Dystonia Medical Research Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to advancing research for improved dystonia treatments and ultimately a cure, promoting awareness, and supporting the well-being of affected individuals and families.