"Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime." — Chinese proverb
Walk Strong Spring Update!!!
April and May were big months for the Walk Strong Foundation! We said goodbye Dr. Octavio Amador, were the charity night at the Nashville Sounds baseball game, and held our 3rd Annual Walk Strong Charity Shoot!
Dr. Octavio Amador completed a yearlong fellowship in Nashville with the Southern Joint Replacement Institute surgeons. He recently returned back to Veracruz, Mexico to continue building the joint replacement program at Hospital Regional de Veracruz. He is a valuable member of our team and has made a trip to Mexico City within the last week to meet with officials regarding the permit for the hospital to receive donations. Once the permit is in place the Walk Strong team will be able to return to Mexico for surgical trips.
Walk Strong was the Charity of the Night for the Nashville Sounds baseball team in the brand new First Tennessee Ball Park. We had a large turnout of Walk Strong supporters to cheer on the Sounds despite the lingering rain and clouds. Throughout the night we were able to reach out to a number of fans and spread the word about Walk Strong and our mission!
In May we held our 3rd Annual Walk Strong Charity Shoot at the Nashville Gun Club. This event is a fun and active fundraiser for Walk Strong. The turnout of participants and volunteers was remarkable and a good time was had by all! Walk Strong supporters and volunteers look forward to this fun filled event each year. The shoot is repeatedly the largest yearly fundraiser Walk Strong puts on. Thank you to all who make this event possible and profitable!
More to come this fall! We are hopeful for a clinic trip, tentatively planned for the beginning of fall, with a surgical trip to follow in late October. Both trips are pending permit approval, to allow Hospital Regional de Veracruz to accept donations, and implant importation approval for the prosthesis that will be used for our patients.
Walk Strong is on the Move....
by Kori March 2015
- Walk Strong is the Charity of the night on April 24th at the Nashville Sounds game - at the new stadium First Tennessee Park!
- Save the Date and Register for the 3rd annual Walk Strong Charity Shoot May 9th!
by WSF on 4-21-14
Walk Strong has started the spring off on the right foot! Completing a 3 day clinic trip to Veracruz, welcoming Dr. Amador to Nashville for his fellowship, the Nashville Sounds fundraiser that is just around the corner on Friday May 30th and partnering with Amazon smile have all kept us on our toes! Register here! FULL STORY