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Carry The Load walk set to continue through Sulphur Springs Saturday at EMS Station

Carry The Load is coming to the Hopkins County EMS Central Station.

It is a non profit organization with the mission to provide active ways to honor and remember the nation’s heroes by connecting Americans to the sacrifices made by military, veterans, first responders and their families.

The goals are:

  • To raise awareness of those who sacrifice for us daily by providing Americans active ways to remember, honor, and celebrate them.
  • To raise funds to provide healing services for the mind, body, and soul of our warriors.
  • To inspire patriotism in our youth by educating them about the American flag and the sacrifices made to honor it.

Date: May 27th Time: 5 A.M. SHARP!

Distance walking: 3.1 miles

Location: Hopkins County EMS Central Station Address: 116 Airport Rd Sulphur Springs, TX 75482

The early morning walk Saturday morning starts the final push to Dallas. The New England relay team will start at 5 A.M. in Sulphur Springs and walks continuously through the night into Dallas.

It is the only portion of all the relays that walks uninterrupted.

For more information on Carry the Load, visit their website.

For the New England relay route guide (showing progress thus far and where it is headed) click here.

Author: Ross LaBenske

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