Stroke Awareness Walk Slated for Sept. 9 at Fredonia


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The State University of New York at Fredonia

The Henry C. Youngerman Center for Communication Disorders at the State University of New York at Fredonia will be hosting a Stroke Awareness Walk on Saturday, Sept. 9 at 10 a.m. to increase community awareness of stroke, to provide education on stroke prevention, and to introduce services available at the Youngerman Center.

Free hearing screenings, educational handouts, and informational brochures from the Youngerman Center will be offered to participants and members of the community at the event.

It is the eighth stroke awareness walk hosted by the Youngerman Center. Faculty, professional staff and graduate students from the Department of Communication Disorders and Sciences will also be participating in the event.

The walk begins and ends at the Youngerman Center, covering just over two miles along Central Avenue in the village of Fredonia. A lunch will be served after the event. There is no entry fee.

For more information or to register, contact Coordinator Julie Williams at (716) 673-3203 or go online.