TWU's Stroke Center Plans 'Walk'n Roll On'
DENTON Stroke survivors and others will hit the trails
Saturday, May 4, to help fellow survivors receive the treatment
Raising funds and increasing awareness of stroke are the goals
of The Stroke Center-Dallas's third annual Walk'n Roll
On at Bachman Lake. The event raises money for scholarships
for stroke survivors who are receiving treatment at the center,
located on Texas Woman's University's Parkland campus.
Participants may choose between a one-mile or three-mile
route, which will begin and end at Bachman Recreation Center,
2750 Bachman Drive. A power breakfast will be held at 9:30 a.m.,
with the race set to begin at 10 a.m. An awards ceremony will
take place at 11 a.m.
Clients of The Stroke Center are among those taking part in
Many stroke survivors are unable to pay for services
because of limited financial resources and/or restrictive
insurance benefits, said Dr. Jean Ford, TWU assistant
clinical professor and director of The Stroke Center. We
provide scholarships to ensure that they receive necessary
Organizers hope to raise $15,000 during this year's event.
The registration fee is $25, which includes a T-shirt. Those
who are unable to attend may make a tax-deductible $25 donation
to sponsor a stroke survivor. Checks for registration or donation
should be made payable to The Stroke Center and be mailed to The
Stroke Center-Dallas, 1810 Inwood Road, Dallas, Texas, 75235. For
more information or registration forms, call (214) 689-6592 or
NOTE: Media are welcome to attend and photograph the
For Further Information Contact:
Tel: (940) 898-3456