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- 1st Annual PWSA of Ohio Snowflake Ball Dinner / Dance Formal Evening January 24th, 2015
- Wylee's Wrecking Crew hosting wrestling tournament February 15th, 2015 Proceeds to help support PWSA of Ohio
- Men's cook-off Massillon Ohio Date: TBD (Proceeds to help support PWSA of Ohio and other great charities)
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What is Prader-Willi Syndrome?
Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS) is a genetic disorder that occurs in approximately one in every 12,000 to 15,000 births. The disorder develops in two stages. Infants have muscle weakness, feeding difficulties and poor growth. During childhood, this is replaced by an insatiable appetite, slow metabolism, behavioral problems, and learning difficulties. Severe, life-threatening obesity results if food intake is not strictly controlled.