Frequently Asked Questions about Strides for Stroke

Posted April 19, 2006 by strokemn
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How long is the walk route? 

  • The walk route has two walk options.
  • The longer loop is less than one-half mile.
  • Both routes are flat.
  • Teams can choose how long and how far they want to walk.

Do I have to walk?  Of course not!

  • An area has been set aside for conversation and relaxation for non-walkers.
  • You can use a wheelchair or scooter on the route.
  • No rollerblades or bikes please!

What else is there to do besides walk?  Before the walk begins you can:

  • Take in exhibit displays! Learn more about local products and services.
  • Enjoy entertainment – music, mascots, and more.
  • Enjoy refreshments.
  • Meet stroke survivors, family, and friends.

After the walk, you can:

  • Tour the State Capitol.
  • Enjoy the new exhibit at the Science Museum in St. Paul.
  • Wear your Strides for Stroke walk t shirt proudly!

What is TDS Metrocom ?

  • TDS Metrocom is a regional provider of telecommunication services for telephones, internet, etc.
  • Minnesota Stroke Association is grateful for their support of the "Walk in the Park" with the Saints on May 20th and the 2006 Strides for Stroke Walk. 
  • For more information about TDS Metrocom, visit www.tdsmetro.com
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Be a “Walk” Donor at the Saints game. Here’s how…

Posted April 19, 2006 by strokemn
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During the May 20th Saints game, we are looking for nine sponsors to make a donation for every "walk" awarded during one of the nine innings.

Your business, civic group or walk team can be the Inning Walk Donor and recognized by the Saints PA Announcer that night.

And at the 2006 Strides for Stroke Walk at the State Capitol on June 3rd. 

We love the double entendre! 

We hope you'll walk with us this year!

Minnesota Stroke Association strives to restore hope in lives impacted by stroke. Every walk and walker makes a difference!

Inning walk sponsorships begin at $250.00.

For more information, contact Sue or Kathleen at Minnesota Stroke Association

763-553-0088 or info@strokemn.org

2006 Walk Brochures are in the Mail

Posted April 19, 2006 by strokemn
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Walk brochures have been mailed to past walkers and donors. If you did not receive a brochure, Minnesota Stroke Association will be happy to mail one to you.

Early registration is available on the MSA website.

Walkers who raise pledges of $50 or more will receive a free t shirt and a complimentary ticket to the May 20th St. Paul Saints game — if registered by May 19th.

Tickets are limited! Thank you to our walk sponsor – TDS Metrocom for providing these free seats! 

Walk Information Meetings – April 4th and 20th

Posted March 22, 2006 by strokemn
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MSA_Strides for Stroke logo1.jpgWe know you’re eager to register and start recruiting your teams.

Walk information meetings will be held on April 4th at MSA Offices in Plymouth and on April 20th in Eagan. Learn more about the walk and how you can make a difference.

 Did you know that 10,000 people a year are hospitalized for stroke in Minnesota?

Did you know that there are an estimated 98,000 stroke survivors living in Minnesota?

Did you know that most stroke survivors only stay in a hospital less than 6 days?

Survivors and families need support to help cope with this sudden change in their lives – Strides for Stroke provides these families with the information they need and hope to handle the long and winding road called “stroke recovery”.

Welcome!

Posted March 19, 2006 by strokemn
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Join us on Satuday June 3rd for our biggest and best walk ever!

Walk to get the word out about stroke! 

MSA works to prevent the leading cause of adult disability (and the third leading cause of death) and to restore hope in survivors and families coping with the sudden and long-lasting impact of stroke.