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Mycle Brandy Begins Walk at Providence Portland Medical Center
Four-Time Stroke Survivor Walks from Portland Ore. to Portland Maine, Raising Money for Stroke Victims
Before setting out on his trek, Brandy plans to visit Providence Acute Rehabilitation Center (http://oregon.providence.org/
Starting at 11 a.m. on Tuesday April 15, this walk will begin at the entrance to Providence Cancer Center at Providence Portland Medical Center. The Cancer Center entrance is on the west side of the PPMC campus – accessed via NE 47th Ave.
This is Mycle’s fourth walk across the U.S. He has previously trekked from California to Washington, D.C. in 2010, from San Diego, Calif. to Seattle, Wash. in 2011, and from Maine to Miami in 2012. This walk will take eight months. Plans are to complete at Maine Medical Center in downtown Portland, Maine on December 13, 2014.
This is Mycle’s longest walk attempted to date; he hopes to raise $1 million in donations along the way.He will walk through Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Nebraska, Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York, Vermont, New Hampshire & Maine.
Track Mycle’s journey by GPS here. (http://walkingacrossamerica.org/
Anyone wishing to support Mycle by donating to the Portland to Portland walk, can visit this site for more information. (http://walkingacrossamerica.org/
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To arrange an interview, please contact: Don Goodman, 951-970-2028 (tel:951-970-
Media contact for Providence Portland Medical Center is Lisa Helderop 503-740-4411, email is lisa.helderop@
Mycle Brandy is the founder of Walking 2 End Stroke Inc., a 501c3 organization that raises awareness about the dangers of a sedentary lifestyle and gives hope to those who have experienced a stroke or brain injury. So far Mycle’s message has reached a potential 200 million Americans including the President and First Lady who congratulated him on his charitable endeavors. Learn more about ways that Mycle is inspiring others at http://walkingacrossamerica.org.