Stroke Awareness Walk Slated for September 8th at Fredonia

Article Contributed by
State University of New York at Fredonia

The Stroke Awareness Walk, an annual event held at the State University of New York at Fredonia and dedicated to provide education on stroke prevention and introduce services available at the campus’ Henry C. Youngerman Center for Communications Disorders, will be held on Saturday, Sept. 8, at 10 a.m.

Free hearing screenings, educational handouts and informational brochures from the Youngerman Center will be offered to participants and members of the community attending the walk, hosted by the Youngerman Center. Faculty, professional staff and graduate students from the

Department of Communication Disorders and Sciences will also participate in the event, now in its ninth year.

The walk begins and ends at the Youngerman Center, located in the first floor of Thompson Hall, and covers just over two miles along Central Avenue. A lunch will be served after the event. There is no entry fee.

For more information or to register, contact Julie Williams, coordinator, at (716) 673-3203 or go to the State University of New York Fredonia website at and click on the Communication Disorders and Sciences Department to register on-line. Reservations are due by Saturday, Sept. 1.