Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), in-person classes at the Stroke Comeback Center (in Vienna and Rockville) are suspended until further notice. However, our Virtual Programs are thriving! Check out our virtual programs under our "Programs" tab.
2020 Stroke Comeback Trail
From everyone at Stroke Comeback Center, thank you for choosing to make an impact on a survivor’s future by participating in our inaugural Stroke Comeback Trail. Your efforts helped us raise over $20,000 to support our community of stroke and brain trauma survivors and their families.
With over 280 participants from 16 states and more than $12,000 in donations and sponsorships, our community came together to support survivors and families along their road to recovery, proving that there are no stop signs on that journey.
A special thank you to all of our sponsors:
PLATINUM SPONSORS: CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield, Koches Family Foundation
GOLD SPONSOR: Pebble Beach, Inc.
SILVER SPONSORS: Ashley Beard Family, Joyce McCarty
BRONZE SPONSORS: Mary Agee, Suzanne Coyle, Heather Joyner & Clifford Yee, Linda Soldo, Suzanne Tsacoumis, Ben & Jerry’s Vienna Scoop Shop
VIENNA SWAG SUPPORT: Bikes@Vienna, Foster’s Grille, Ledo Pizza, Potomac River Running Store
Check out photos or our virtual runners, walkers and bikers here!
Benefit of Chocolate 2020
Our annual Benefit of Chocolate Gala was scheduled for March 26, 2020 at Columbia Country Club in Chevy Chase, Maryland, with George and Kathy Vincent as Event Co-Chairs. Unfortunately, we were not able to safely hold the event given COVID-19 restrictions and our concern for the safety of our attendees and event staff. Thanks to the generous support of our sponsors, donors, and ticket holders, this year’s Benefit of Chocolate raised over $40,000 in donations to support our ongoing programs for stroke and brain trauma survivors. We hope to resume our annual Benefit of Chocolate Gala in 2021.
Thank you to our sponsors: The Vincent Family, Chris Reynolds, Joanne Addas, Koches Family Foundation, Mary Agee, AMR Commercial, LLC, The Bolton Family, Philip & Marianne Coyle, Joan Curtis, EagleBank, Gary & Vicki Kirkbride, Bill & and Jennifer Manders, Joyce McCarty, Raymond & Julie McGraw, The Monitor Group, LLC, Pebble Beach Associates, LLC, Elizabeth Scott, Janet Weller
Click here for a complete list of all those who generously sponsored this event.
SCC Holiday Party 2019
On December 8th, 125 SCC members, family, friends, professionals and others from the community gathered at the Vienna Community Center for our annual holiday celebration. Guest enjoyed music by our very own Robert Swain and his band King Street Bluegrass. We also had a ball with our first ever “Ugly Sweater Contest.”
Mind Matters 2019
Over 85 friends and supporters of the Stroke Comeback Center came together on October 25, 2019 at the Tysons Corner Hyatt Regency to enjoy an afternoon with local author and activist, Abby Maslin. She shared an unforgettable story not only of love and commitment in the face of seemingly insurmountable odds but also of finding and creating personal identity and authenticity within the realm of caregiving and disability. Special thanks to our event sponsors for making this event possible: MedStar NRH, Adventist HealthCare Rehabilitation, Tell Me Town Foundation, CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield and Genentech.
11th Annual Kalikie Classic Golf Tournament
On Wednesday, September 18th, over 60 golfers joined us at Raspberry Falls Golf and Hunt Club in Leesburg, VA for a fun day of golfing and fundraising. This annual tournament, hosted by our very own Christie “Kalikie” Arnold (stroke survivor, SCC member and volunteer) raised over $21,000 for the Stroke Comeback Center.