Cheshire: Brain Injury Association plans 'Walk & Roll' fundraiser

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The Brain Injury Association of Massachusetts announces the return of its annual Walk & Roll fundraiser starting at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 9, at the Ashuwillticook Rail Trail.

Residents can register as individuals, set up a team, start a fundraising page, or provide a one-time donation. The official page for the event can be found at http://give.classy.org/biamawalkwest.

One of the team captains joining this year's walk is Scott Steeves, a brain injury survivor from North Adams. Steeves suffered a brain injury at age 14 when he was struck by a truck. He has been attending BIA-MA activities since 2014 and has formed Team Shiloh this year to support fellow survivors.

BIA-MA is the first and oldest organization in the state to offer support and resources to brain injury survivors and their families. They provide prevention programs, educational trainings and legislative advocacy.

For more information, visit biama.org.


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