On Saturday October 28 Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services Director Dr. Williams and Mo got the chance to meet Dawn Harper Nelson, American track and field athlete in the 100-meter hurdles, at the Stampede for Stroke hosted by the ABC Brigade in St. Louis to raise awareness and funds to support stroke patients and their families. Harper Nelson won gold in the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games and silver in the 2012 London Olympic Games.
The Department of Health and Senior Services went out on Sunday, Sept 17 and Monday, Sept 18 to Walk to End Alzheimer’s. Dr. Randall Williams, DHSS Director, spoke and a number of staff walked to help one day end Alzheimer’s on Sunday afternoon. And on Monday, DHSS staff walked on the Greenway in support of the cause.
On Saturday, Sept 16 Dr. Randall Williams, DHSS Director, Dr. Steve Corsi, Missouri Department of Social Services Director, and Mo, a therapy dog in training, joined others at the State Capitol Building to participate in the Jefferson City Tunnel to Towers 5K Run/Walk to support local first responders, remember and honor the 408 first responders that died on 9/11 and raise funds to support Building for America’s Bravest, which builds Smart Homes for catastrophically injured veterans.