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Stroke Awareness Walk planned in Fredonia

FREDONIA – The Henry C. Youngerman Center for Communication Disorders at the State University of New York at Fredonia will host the sixth annual Stroke Awareness Walk beginning at 10 a.m. Sept. 12.

The event is intended to increase the community awareness of strokes, to provide education on stroke prevention and to introduce services available at the Youngerman Center. Services offered during the event will include educational handouts and free hearing screenings.

The walk is a two mile loop along Central Avenue that starts and ends at the Youngerman Center. There is no entry fee and there will be a lunch at the conclusion of the walk.

To register for the event, contact Coordinator Julie Williams at (716) 673-4618 or at Walkers can also sign up by going to Fredonia’s website at and clicking on the Communication Disorders and Sciences department to register online.