Congressman Rodney Frelinghuysen (R-11) continues his support for the NJ Walks movement by joining the Honorary Committee of this year’s event. The 6th annual NJ Walks for TS at Mendham is a 5K walk/run is Saturday, November 14th at Mendham Borough Park designed as a day of advocacy, awareness, acceptance, and action.
NJ Walks for TS at Mendham benefits the NJCTS Education Outreach Program, which educates healthcare professionals, teachers and students 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.
Rep. Frelinghuysen is an NJCTS supporter and co-sponsor of federal legislation for Tourette Syndrome.
“NJCTS is grateful for Rep. Frelinghuysen’s continued support,” said NJCTS Executive Director Faith W. Rice. “We hope others follow his example of stepping up on behalf of the TS community.”
To join the Honorary Committee, start a team or register for the walk, call at 908-575-7350 or visit www.njcts.org.