Brain Injury Association of Minnesota
July 21, 2010

Brain Injury Association of Minnesota


Upcoming Workshops:

Brain Injury Basics: Introduction
Date: Tuesday, July 27
Time: 6 to 8 p.m.
Cost: $25 for Professionals; $5 donation appreciated from Consumers.

Brain Injury Basics: Adjustment to Brain Injury
Date: Tuesday, August 24
Time: 6 to 8 p.m.
Cost: $25 for Professionals; $5 donation appreciated from Consumers.

Location: All classes are held in the Education Center at the Brain Injury Association of Minnesota

To register for a class, please click here or call 612-378-2742 or 800-669-6442.

 

Consumer and Family Conference 2010: Journey to Wellness: Body. Balance. Being.
Brain injury affects the whole person - including changes in the physical, emotional and cognitive areas of their body. This one-day conference is an opportunity for individuals with brain injury, family members and loved ones to participate in workshops and sessions that focus on innovations in the world of brain injury, care, therapy and rehabilitation. The 2010 Consumer and Family Conference will be held on Saturday, August 28 at Calvary Lutheran Church in Golden Valley from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Click here to learn more. To register, please call the Association at 612-378-2742 or 800-669-6442. This conference is co-sponsored by the Minnesota Governor's Council on Developmental Disabilities.

Walk for Thought Online Registration Now Available
The Brain Injury Association of Minnesota is excited to team up with former Minnesota Viking and Pro Football Hall of Famer Randall McDaniel for the 2010 Walk for Thought Sports: Play Hard. Play Safe. This is the Association's first partnering with the Vikings and we are honored and thrilled to be working with McDaniel.

The 2010 Walk for Thought will be held at Como Park in St. Paul, Canal Park in Duluth, Silver Lake in Rochester and CentraCare Health Plaza in St. Cloud on Saturday, September 25, with registration starting at 9 a.m. and the Walk starting at 10 a.m. (10:30 a.m. in Duluth).

Online registration for the Walk for Thought is now available. Click here for more information and to start your team now!

Cranestorm-Wishes in Flight
Help us meet our goal of folding 100,000 cranes to raise brain injury awareness! You can fold cranes with your family, friends or organization and send them to us OR you can come to a Cranestorm Workshop at the Brain Injury Association of Minnesota offices. Join us at 34 13th Ave NE, Suite B001, Minneapolis, MN 55413 on the following dates:

  • Wednesday, July 21 from 1 to 3 p.m.
  • Saturday, July 24 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • Wednesday, August 4 from 1 to 3 p.m.
  • Saturday, August 7 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • Wednesday, August 18 from 1 to 3 p.m.
  • Saturday, August 21 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • Wednesday, September 15 from 1 to 3 p.m.
  • Saturday, September 18 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

For more information, visit our Web site or contact Anna by calling 612-378-2742 or 800-669-6442, or click here to e-mail.

Classified Ad - Accessible Housing in Coon Rapids
Mary T Inc. has current openings in our CC Parkview Lodging program located in Coon Rapids. These four-bedroom, barrier-free townhomes are located on a commuter bus line to downtown Minneapolis. The $500 a month rent includes the following amenities:

  • Heat, electricity, water, sewer, trash, central air
  • Three meals plus snacks will be provided each day
  • Washer/Dryer
  • Basic cable and high speed internet in each bedroom
  • Fully furnished common areas and kitchen
  • Maintenance of grounds including snow shoveling and lawn care.

Staff is available to assist with general housekeeping of the home on a daily basis, assistance with cooking, grocery shopping, setting up medical appointments, money management, coordination of transportation, socialization and other daily living skill needs specific to each individual. Additional services include weekly support and case management from an LPN and oversight by an RN. This home is staffed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. with no overnight staff. An emergency call system is available. MA waiver allocation or private insurance covers the cost of the staff support and services. For more information or to scheduled a tour, please call Scott Rugel at 763-274-8473

Classified Ad Opportunities
We are pleased to provide an online opportunity for organizations to broadcast their message about job openings, services and more through affordable, convenient advertising. This bi-weekly electronic publication is sent to more than 5,500 professionals, paraprofessionals and persons with brain injury and their families.

The cost to run a classified ad of up to 250 words is $20 for one edition or $30 for two editions. Ads must be submitted in electronic form to receive this rate. Ads submitted in hard copy will be charged an additional $15 administrative fee. To learn more about this affordable, convenient advertising opportunity, please e-mail Phil at philg@braininjurymn.org or call 612-378-2742 or 800-669-6442. Advertising is posted at the end of the publication under the heading "Classified Ads."

The Brain Injury Association of Minnesota is a proud member of Community Health Charities. Community Health Charities is an alliance of leading nonprofit health research and service organizations whose mission is to improve lives affected by chronic illness by investing in health research, services and education.
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Brain Injury Association of Minnesota
34 13th Avenue Northeast, Suite B001 - Minneapolis, Minnesota - 55413

Telephone:
612-378-2742 | 800-669-6442

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