NJCTS announces Overlook Medical Center as Gold Sponsor for 3rd annual Youth Advocate 5K

The New Jersey Center for Tourette Syndrome & Associated Disorders (NJCTS) is proud to announce Overlook Medical Center in Summit as a sponsor for the 3rd annual Youth Advocate 5K Family Run/Walk on Saturday, November 3, at Borough Park in Mendham. Overlook Medical Center is part of the Atlantic Health System and is a pioneer and leader in pediatric and neuroscience services.

Overlook Medical Center is the Gold Sponsor – donating $1,000 toward the event, the proceeds from which will enhance and strengthen the statewide education outreach and peer advocacy programs of NJCTS.

“Overlook Medical Center is proud to sponsor the Youth Advocate 5K Family Run/Walk,” said Dr. Roger Kurlan, of Overlook Medical Center’s Movement Disorders Program. “With pleasure, we support the NJ Center for Tourette Syndrome & Associated Disorders in their mission to help children and families with these disorders through their statewide efforts to enhance education outreach and peer advocacy programs. We are thankful for their efforts in organizing the walk.”

The goal of the Youth Advocate 5K is to provide a day dedicated toward awareness, acceptance, action and advocacy on behalf of the children and families affected by Tourette Syndrome, ADHD, OCD, anxiety disorders, Asperger’s Syndrome and other neurological disorders.

“Overlook Medical Center’s generosity in support of New Jersey’s kids is greatly appreciated and will go a long way toward achieving the event’s goals,” NJCTS Executive Director Faith W. Rice said. “We are excited to partner with Overlook Medical Center, which is dedicated toward walking the walk and standing up to help kids with neurological disorders.”

The event will feature the 5K, followed by a family picnic, fun, music and entertainment. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m., followed by warm-up at 9:30 and the walk at 10:00 sharp. More information is available by visiting www.njcts.org or by calling 908-575-7350.

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New Jersey Center for Tourette Syndrome and Associated Disorders, Inc.
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