JACKSON – The Ocean County Library Jackson Branch will host a program to commemorate Rare Disease Day at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 29. The program will be streamed live via https://www.facebook.com/oceancountylibrary.
Amanda Rutherford, of Brick, will share her experiences in coping with cystic fibrosis. She will also touch on the life-saving gift of an AffloVest, given by former NFL star Colton Underwood’s charitable foundation.
Cystic fibrosis is a life-threatening, inherited condition that affects about 30,000 Americans, and about 70,000 people worldwide.
The branch is located at 2 Jackson Drive.
Registration is required for this free program. To register, call the branch at 732-928-4400, or visit www.theoceancountylibrary.org/events or www.tinyurl.com/rarediseasedayfeb29. Register for the live stream at www.tinyurl.com/livestreamed.12-10-rare.pdf