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    Sept. 28, 2007

    Chicago, Ill.- UIC head coach Jimmy Collins will be on hand for this Sunday's Walk for Lupus Now! event being held at Grant Park.

    The festivities begin at 8:30 a.m. at the corner of Columbus and Balbo.

    The UIC Cheerleaders will also be on hand to help with the walk, which is organized by the Lupus Foundation of America Illinois Chapter.

    Collins will introduce his daughter, Erica, who serves on the Board of Directors of the Illinois Chapter. The Flames' head coach will also help judge a special t-shirt contest.

    LeeAnn Trotter of NBC 5 Chicago will host the Walk for Lupus Now! event.

    Lupus is a chronic, autoimmune disease that can damage skin, joints and/or organs inside the body.

    For more information on this Sunday's Walk for Lupus Now! at Grant Park and to register and/or sponsor a participant, call (312) 542-0002 or click here for the event's official website.

    For more information on lupus and the Lupus Foundation of America Illinois Chapter, click here.