The American Lung Association in Pennsylvania will hold the Fight for Air Walk kickoff open house from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 8, in Room 193 at Apple Hill Medical Center, 25 Monument Road, York (use entrance "C").

The event is designed for potential team captains from companies, organizations, schools and families for the Oct. 5 York Fight for Air Walk, an event to raise funds and heighten awareness of the seriousness of lung disease.

The open house will feature lung health exhibits and displays along with information on how to organize a successful team. The "Faces of Lung Disease" presentation will be shown.

Proceeds from the walk will support the American Lung Association in Pennsylvania and its efforts to promote lung health and prevent lung disease through education, support, research and advocacy.

For more information, contact Derek Shaw at (800) 932-0903, ext. 35, or bdshaw@lunginfo.org or visit www.lunginfo.org/yorkwalk.