Spina Bifida Association of Kentucky Walk-N-Roll on September 29 Presented by Frazier Rehab Institute

8/30/2012

Media Contact(s):
Barbara Mackovic
Senior Manager
BarbaraMackovic@KentuckyOneHealth.org
Phone: 502-587-4230
Cell Phone: 502-641-5461
Direct Phone: 502-562-7075

The Spina Bifida Association of Kentucky (SBAK) serves more than 800 children and adults living with spina bifida in Kentucky and southern Indiana. On Saturday, September 29, SBAK will host the 2012 Walk-N-Roll for Spina Bifida, presented by Frazier Rehab Institute, part of KentuckyOne Health. The family-friendly, one-mile walk creates awareness about spina bifida, raises funds for SBAK and celebrates the accomplishments of families affected by the birth defect.

What: 2012 Spina Bifida Association of Kentucky Walk-N-Roll

When:  Saturday, September 29
            Walk Start: 10:30 a.m.
            Awards Presentation: 11:30 a.m.

Where: Norton Commons Town Center
            9420 Norton Commons Blvd.
            Louisville, KY 40059

Opportunities:
• Photos and b-roll of Walk-N-Roll participants and awards ceremony
• Interviews with Colleen Payne, executive director, SBAK
• Interviews with walk participants

About Spina Bifida Association of Kentucky
Spina Bifida Association of Kentucky's mission is to promote the prevention of spina bifida and to enhance the lives of all affected. SBAK is a resource center for children, their families and adults affected by spina bifida. SBAK educates parents how to be the best advocates for their children, and helps children and adults overcome physical, learning, and social challenges to become successful and independent.

About Frazier Rehab Institute
Frazier Rehab Institute, a part of KentuckyOne Health, is a comprehensive rehabilitation system with more than 20 locations throughout Kentucky and southern Indiana, providing therapy in acute care settings for inpatient and outpatient rehab needs.  Comprehensive rehab programs, highly skilled therapists, state-of-the-art-facilities and innovative therapeutic techniques have earned Frazier Rehab Institute national recognition.  Patients span the age range from infancy to geriatrics with a wide variety of diagnoses, which include neurologic (spinal cord injury, brain injury and stroke), amputations, multiple trauma, orthopaedic, arthritis, cardiopulmonary, congenital, developmental, degenerative, and general medical cases.

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