Members and volunteers with the Stroke Recovery Club gather for the 2018 Walk ‘n’ Roll fundraiser. The event returns this year on Saturday, June 1. Submitted photo

Members and volunteers with the Stroke Recovery Club gather for the 2018 Walk ‘n’ Roll fundraiser. The event returns this year on Saturday, June 1. Submitted photo

Abbotsford stroke-recovery group holds Walk ‘n’ Roll fundraiser

Event on Saturday, June 1 at Sevenoaks Shopping Centre

The Abbotsford Stroke Recovery Program participates in the annual Walk ’n’ Roll fundraiser on Saturday, June 1.

The event begins at 1 p.m. at Sevenoaks Shopping Centre and raises money for March of Dimes Canada, which funds community programs such as stroke recovery. Participants will walk or roll through a designated course.

Pledges of $20 or more automatically receive a charitable tax receipt.

To make a pledge, visit marchofdimes.ca/walknroll and click on “support a group” to find the Abbotsford page.

The goal of the Abbotsford group is to raise $4,000 to cover its costs for a year.

The Abbotsford Stroke Recovery Program runs as a drop-in group every Monday and Thursday from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the Abbotsford Recreation Centre (2499 McMillan Rd.).

The group is open to those whose stroke was recent or years ago.

For more information, visit strokerecoverybc.ca or contact Joni at abbystrokerecovery@gmail.com.

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