CIRCLEVILLE – Circleville Fire Department donated 250 dollars from their own funds to the Cody D 5k walk. “The event raises funds to help families who are caring for a family member with a Traumatic Brain Injury. Sunny stated this year they are raising money to help two families. If you would like more information, please visit the event page,” said Arron Kerns Circleville Fire.
The Cody D Walk and Roll 5K Event that will be held in June 2nd at the Mary Virginia Crites Park in Circleville. This is the 4th annual event in memory of Cody D and awareness to dramatic brain injuries, the event was set up to help other kids in need. This years event features two kids in need TJ Ison a Teays Valley student who suffered through AVM (Arteriovenous Malformation), and Kelly Smith who suffered a brain stem injury in a car accident. Their amazing stories are told on the Cody D event Page on Facebook.
Cody D’s Run, Walk and Roll Memorial 5K will be held June 2, 2018 at Mary Virginia Crites Hannan Park, allowing survivors, supporters, friends, and the community to come together in the fight against traumatic brain injuries. The non-profit event honor Cody D. Stewart, who fought a long battle with his brain injury before passing away in 2015. The directors of the event, Sunny Noble (cousin) and Carrie Stewart (Cody’s Mother) strive to create a network of brain injury survivors within the Pickaway County community. Each year, the event selects a local beneficiary with a goal to offer assistance to overcome any financial hardships from the expenses of incurring a brain injury. Cody D’s Run, Walk, and Roll has helped families the expenses of wheelchairs, medical equipment and rehabilitation expenses, donated to Traumatic Brain Injury research efforts, and purchased Christmas gifts for families in need.
Pictured from left to right are Firefighter Tony Kalisik, Sunny Dawn Noble, Firefighter Ryan Gaines and Firefighter Mike Shroyer.