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Misericordia University's National Students of Speech-Language Hearing Assocation (NSSLHA) & Students Spreading Disability Awareness (SSDA) Chapters team up with the National Stuttering Association: Northeast Pennsylvania Chapter to host our first annual 5k Run/Walk. All proceeds will benefit the National Stuttering Association, a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing empowerment and support to persons who stutter!
Run? Walk? We don't care! Join us on March 30th at Misericordia University for some exercise, food, and all things stuttering! Race registration will be from 8:30-9:30 at the Anderson Outdoor Athletic Complex. The 5k will begin promptly at 10am.
Pre-register by e-mailing us at email@example.com.
Please include your t-shirt size within the e-mail. Pre-registration will run until March 15th.
Can't make it but interested in donating to the cause or becoming a sponsor? Please e-mail us for our sponsorship form! Donate & your business name will be listed on the back of our race t-shirts!
About the Support Group
How did it all begin?
Terrence Murgallis, sophomore Speech-Language Pathology student, began coming to the Misericordia University Speech-Language and Hearing Clinic for speech therapy when he was in high school. He says it was the first time he had ever spoken to another person who stuttered. He is one of the organizers behind the expansion of the support group. “It is great to be able to talk about my stuttering in an environment where people understand,” Murgallis says. “It gives me peace of mind to know that I am not the only one facing this type of challenge.”
For further information regarding the Misericordia University Stuttering Support Group, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.