District 15 Legislators Join 5th Annual NJ Walks for TS at Mendham Honorary Committee

The event will take place Saturday, Nov. 15th to benefit education programs

SOMERVILLE, N.J. – State Senator Shirley Turner (D-15) , Assemblyman Reed Gusciora (D- 15) and Assemblywoman Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-15) are the latest leaders to join the honorary committee of the 5th annual New Jersey Walks for TS. This 5K walk family fun run is a day of advocacy, awareness, acceptance and action and will take place at Mendham Borough Park.

NJ Walks for TS at Mendham benefits the NJCTS Education Outreach Program, which educates students and teachers at schools in every corner of New Jersey about Tourette Syndrome, anti-bullying and self-advocacy. Each member of the Honorary Committee has a history of support for the 1 in 100 children living with Tourette Syndrome (TS)- a neurological disorder characterized by uncontrollable movements or sounds known as tics.

Since its inception, NJ Walks for TS as emerged as a day of celebration and inspiration for kids, by kids.

“NJCTS thanks Senator Turner, Assemblyman Gusciora and Assemblywoman Watson Coleman for their support of this special event,” said NJCTS Executive Director Faith W. Rice, “We hope they will inspire others to step up and step out on behalf of the thousands of kids and families living with TS in New Jersey today.”

To join the Honorary Committee, start a team or register for the walk, visit www.njcts.org or call Santina Reichenbach at 908-575-7350 or sreichenbach@njcts.org.