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2103 RAISE Award medallion

 

The Raising Awareness in Stroke Excellence (RAISE) Awards is a national awards program that annually recognizes individuals and groups for taking stroke awareness activities to new heights.

The third annual RAISE Award winners were announced on Oct. 25. Seven award winners were named representing individuals and groups chosen from over 200 nominations. Watch Jim Baranski, Chief Executive Office for National Stroke Association, announce this year's winners.

 

 

Most Creative:
National Park Services / CSUEB Aphasia Treatement Program / Yosemite Conservancy

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Most Impactful:
Aphasia Recovery Connection founders
Christine Huggins and David Dow

Aphasia Recovery Connection

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Outstanding Individual:
Johan de Roos

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Outstanding Group:
Retreat & Refresh Stroke Camp

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Most Impactful Community Fundraising Event:
Valerie Goodwin and Lisa (Mitchell) Serio

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Outstanding Support Group:
International Alliance for Pediatric Stroke

International Alliance for Pediatric Stroke

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Voter's Choice:

Watch Jim Baranski announce the winner of the Voter's Choice Award and then read more about this winner who received over 10,000 votes.

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Winner Selections

Each category nominees except for the Voter's Choice Award were evaluated by a panel of credentialed judges who are experts representing the continuum of stroke. The Voter's Choice Award was determined through the use of a 3rd party voting contest.

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RAISE Awards program is supported by funding provided by Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Colorado Business Bank, Genentech Inc. and Bristol-Myers Squibb/Pfizer Inc. Partnership.

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