Brain Injury Association of Minnesota
November 24, 2010

Brain Injury Association of Minnesota


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Upcoming Workshops:

Brain Injury Basics: Caregiving
Date: December 14
Time: 6 to 8 p.m.
Cost: $25 for Professionals; $5 donation appreciated from Consumers.

Brain Injury Basics: Introduction to Brain Injury
Date: January 27, 2011
Time: 6 to 8 p.m.
Cost: $25 for Professionals; $5 donation appreciated from Consumers.

Brain Injury Basics: Adjustment to Brain Injury
Date: February 24, 2011
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.

 

2011 Legislative Kickoff
Join with Citizen Advocates and Advocacy Committee members as we prepare for the 2011 legislative session. Strategize how to fight to preserve essential services and supports for people with brain injury and how to prevent future brain injury.

Where: Brain Injury Association of Minnesota Education Center
When: Saturday, December 4 from 12 to 3:30 p.m. Lunch will be provided
What: Overview of what to expect this legislative session; review legislative priorities of the Brain Injury Association of Minnesota; strategize how to advance these legislative priorities
How: The event is free and pre-registration is required. Call the Brain Injury Association of Minnesota at 612-378-2742 or 800-669-6442 to register today!

Train Your Brain Event with Marbles the Brain Store
Here's your chance to try out the games and products offered by Marbles the Brain Store. Staff members of both Marbles the Brain Store and the Brain Injury Association of Minnesota and volunteers will be on hand to play games that help with brain fitness! Win prizes and have fun! Try before you buy, cross some gifts off of your holiday lists - challenge your wit, wisdom and will to win!

Rosedale Mall Macy's Court
Tuesday, December 7, 2010
6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Train Your Brain is the first of a series of four events planned in association with Rosedale Mall. If you would like to volunteer for this event, please contact Lee George at 612-378-2742 or 800-669-6442.

Cranestorm Continues to Take Flight
You are invited to join in the movement of Cranestorm. Volunteers from all over are helping to fold 100,000 origami cranes which will be a visual representation of each Minnesotan affected by brain injury. Join us in stringing them for installation! You may come to the Association as your schedule allows during the hours of 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday and anytime we have a scheduled Cranestorm open house. For more information and to RSVP please contact Anna Karena, Volunteer Specialist by calling 612-378-2789 or 800-669-6442.

Children Reaching Academic Milestones Conference
C.R.A.M. Conference is for parents of children with recent or past mild to moderate brain injuries who are in grades K-12 (public and private) and the professionals who work with students in Minnesota.

This event takes place January 20, 2011 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:40 p.m. at PACER Center in Bloomington. For more information, visit www.surveymonkey.com/s/SGHKRHT or call Shuyin Maciel at 612-638-1510.

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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