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Soap Box Derby Car- Racing Lyme Disease Awareness!


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Soap box car helps fight against lyme disease

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Ariel Darden, 17, left, will be driving the superstock Soap Box Derby car sponsored by Janulee Shirvis, right, in next weekends Soap Box Derby in Silver Springs Shores on Saturday. Shirvis is sponsoring the car to promote awareness about Lyme disease.

By Marian Rizzo


Published: Monday, May 2, 2011 at 1:58 p.m.

Last Modified: Monday, May 2, 2011 at 1:58 p.m.

Since Janulee Shirvis' daughter Desiree Rose White was diagnosed with Lyme disease two years ago, Shirvis has been looking for a way to inform the public about the debilitating disease.

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Thanks to the good folks in Florida for Racing Lyme Disease Awareness! Good luck to Ariel, Desiree Rose and the entire Shrivis family!