Mind Matters Annual Luncheon
On November 3, 2017 over 80 friends of the Stroke Comeback Center came together at the Hyatt Regency Tysons Corner Center to enjoy an afternoon with Dr. Majid Fotuhi, M.D., Ph.D. This Harvard and Johns Hopkins trained neurologist gave a wonderful presentation on memory, aging, and increasing brain vitality. After the seated luncheon, he greeted guests and signed books from his most recent publication: Boost Your Brain: The New Art and Science Behind Enhanced Brain Performance.
10th Annual Kalikie Classic
On September 13, 2017 over 60 golfers came together for a fun-filled day at Raspberry Falls Golf and Hunt Club in Leesburg, VA. The 10th Annual Kalikie Classic was a wonderful event, raising over $25,000 for the Center. In addition to an exciting day of golf, participants also enjoyed a catered luncheon and a celebration honoring “Kalikie” herself, Christie Arnold. Christie, a stroke survivor, SCC member and volunteer has worked tirelessly, with the help of the Kalikie Founding Fathers to make this event a success year after year.
Stroke Comeback Day at Nats Park 2017
On Sunday, June 11, 2017, over 200 people from the SCC community gathered to watch the Washington Nationals play the Texas Rangers. Although we didn’t get a win, members and their friends and family enjoyed a day at the park, which included a picnic and an opportunity to share stroke awareness with the greater community.
Bubbles, Baubles and Bags
Our Bubbles, Baubles and Bags luncheon was a great success. On April 29, 2017 over 100 guests enjoyed a delightful lunch at Westwood Country Club while bidding on handbags and jewelry. Bloomingdale’s provided a fashion show that included members of the SCC community as models. Proceeds from this event will go towards supporting our mission of providing care for all of those in need, regardless of the ability to pay.
Comeback Trail 5K
The Comeback Trail 5K on April 22, 2017 was a great success.
The SCC was a mission sponsor for this event that was held by
the National Stroke Association (NSA).
A number of our members participated to raise money for the NSA.
Stroke Comeback Day at Nats Park 2016
We have Natitude! Over 200 members of the stroke community all wearing bright green Stroke Comeback t-shirts enjoyed a catered lunch and watched the Nats beat the Atlanta Braves on August 14, 2016. This has become one of our best events of the year. Thanks to the Washington Nationals organization and to our primary sponsors Access National Bank and Medstar National Rehabilitation Hospital.