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Stroke Awareness Week 2019
September 2 - September 8
Did you know that 1 in 6 people will experience a Stroke, and that it is the 3rd leading cause of death in Australia? Stroke Recovery Association in collaboration with Stroke Services NSW, are raising awareness and offering support to those who have experienced Stroke.
From Albury to Broken Hill, Grafton to the Bega, we have 42 Stroke Recovery Clubs reaching across all of NSW with over 1,000 members.
Stroke Awareness Week 2019 will run from September 2nd – September 8th, with several events planned throughout NSW, there is a way for everyone to get involved. For over 42 years, the Stroke Recovery Association NSW have been offering a range of services to those who have experienced Stroke, their families and carers. Assisting them to Recover, Regain and Reclaim their lives – an ongoing theme of Stroke Awareness Week.
From the Creating Connections- Stroke Conference and the Tartan Ribbon Day to the Stroke Awareness Week Launch and Charity Bridge Day, there are a wide range of events suited to everyone who wants to be involved!
One of the most popular events on the calendar is the Stroke Choir Recital, involving Stroke choirs from Sydney, Newcastle and the Central Coast. It is a wonderful day of celebrating Stroke survivors through song with a free public performance. The highlight of the day will be the launch “Striking a Chord”, a short film illustrating the value of Stroke Choirs to those affected by Stroke on the path to reclaim their lives.
Events during Stroke Awareness Week include:
- Stroke Awareness Week Launch
- Tartan Ribbon Day
- Creating Connections- Stroke Forum
- Combined Stroke Choir Recital
- NSW Bridge Association Stroke Awareness Charity Day
- Local information stalls
To host an event, or to find out more information, contact the Association on 1300 650 594 or email email@example.com.