SUNY Fredonia To Hold Stroke Awareness Walk

FREDONIA — The Stroke Awareness Walk, an annual event held at the State University at Fredonia, 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. 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 673-3203 or go to the State University Fredonia website at and click on the Communication Disorders and Sciences Department to register on-line. Reservations are due by Saturday, Sept. 1.