Annual Stroke Awareness Walk set at Fredonia campus

The Stroke Awareness Walk, now in its 10th year at the State University of New York at Fredonia and dedicated to providing education on stroke prevention and introducing services available at the campus’ Henry C. Youngerman Center for Communications Disorders, will be held on Saturday, Sept. 7, 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.

The walk begins and ends at the Youngerman Center, located on 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 at Fredonia website and click on the Communication Disorders and Sciences department to register on-line. Reservations should be made by Monday, Sept. 2.