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2277 Highway 36 West, Suite 200 Roseville, MN 55113-3830
Phone: 612-378-2742
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Fax: 612-378-2789
E-Mail:info@braininjurymn.org
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Press Release

PRESS RELEASE
Brain Injury Association of Minnesota
34 13th Avenue, Northeast
Suite B001
Minneapolis, MN 55413
Phil Gonzales
Public Awareness Associate

Volunteer Computer Specialist Recognized with Volunteer Services Award
Award from the Brain Injury Association of Minnesota showcases dedication to individuals with brain injury

(MINNEAPOLIS - April 20, 2008) – The Brain Injury Association of Minnesota recognized Andy Schoeberl at the 23rd Annual Conference for Professionals in Brain Injury with the Distinguished Volunteer Service Award. This award is bestowed annually to one volunteer whose initiative and dedication has made a significant impact on services for persons with brain injury.

"Andy has been a volunteer with the Brain Injury Association of Minnesota since September 2007. He has helped to fill a vital role at the Association of Technology Specialist Volunteer," says Lee George, Volunteer Manager at the Brain Injury Association of Minnesota, "thanks to his amazing technical skills, his fantastic ability to connect with people, and his willingness to help anyone at anytime."

As a volunteer computer specialist for the Brain Injury Association of Minnesota, Schoeberl works mostly behind the scenes but he has still managed to make an outstanding impact in the community. Volunteering more than 155 hours, he makes the most of his experience and knowledge of the IT world and his degree in computer programming to assist the Association with system troubleshooting, repairs and construction. Whether it is building a new computer from the ground up, installing a printer, or repairing a network error, Andy puts in the work of a paid professional, identifying the problem and doing everything in his training to solve it.. Through Andy’s efforts and hard work, the Association is able to continue it’s tradition of utilizing the latest technology to offer the best services and support possible to all people affected by brain injury.

About the Brain Injury Association of Minnesota
Celebrating 24 years of service, the Brain Injury Association of Minnesota is the only statewide non-profit organization dedicated to serving the 100,000 Minnesotans who live with a disability due to brain injury, their loved ones and the professionals who work with them. The Brain Injury Association of Minnesota has programs and services designed to enhance the quality of life and bring the promise of a better tomorrow for all persons affected by brain injury. For more information, please visit www.braininjurymn.org or call 800-669-6442.

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