The Schambach family is holding their 6th Annual Fragile X Fundraiser from 5-9 p.m. on Monday, July 16 at the Pizza Hut in Vandalia. Shirts and sky lanterns will be for sale before the lanterns are launched at 9:15 p.m. The launch is weather permitting. The event is held in time for the National Fragile X Awareness Day on July 22 and all proceeds will go to the FRAXA Research Foundation. For more information, contact Carol Schambach at 594-3868.
About Fragile X
Fragile X syndrome (FXS) is a genetic condition that causes intellectual disability, behavioral and learning challenges and various physical characteristics. Though FXS occurs in both genders, males are more frequently affected than females, and generally with greater severity.