Join supporters of the 2009 Big Bear Walk MS in raising money to find a cure for multiple sclerosis. The MS Kickoff Challenge is scheduled for March 7 at the Convention Center. Doors open at 4pm with raffles and sneak previews of outstanding prizes to be awarded on the day of the walk, April 18. This family event will feature plenty of kids activities and, for adults, Texas Hold ’Em tournaments and other games, with DJ Happy providing music. Admission is free and all proceeds benefit Walk MS. This year the Big Bear Moose Lodge and Lions Club join forces to raise $75,000 to help fight the crippling disease. To join a team, go to