Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance
June 5, 2013



Consumer and Family Conference
Saturday, June 15


Walk for Thought
Saturday, September 7

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Upcoming Workshops:

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

Brain Injury Basics: Adjustment to Brain Injury
Date: July 25
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 Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance

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

 

In this issue:
Consumer and Family Conference
Walk for Thought Online Registration Now Open
Advocacy Matters
Golf Fundraiser
Job Openings at Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance
Walk for Thought Sponsorships Available
Lash & Associates Publishing/Training Online Magazine


2013 Consumer and Family Conference
The Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance is pleased to present two Consumer and Family Conferences this year. Our first conference will be on Saturday, June 15 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

This free 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.

There is no cost for this conference. To register, please call 612-378-2742 or 1-800-669-6442 by Friday, June 7.

Click here for full information on the Consumer and Family Conference.

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Walk for Thought Online Registration Now Open
The 2013 Walk for Thought will take place on Saturday, September 7 at Canal Park in Duluth, Silver Lake in Rochester, CentraCare Health Plaza in Saint Cloud, and Como Park in Saint Paul.

Celebrate the strengths and successes of the thousands of individuals who have experience brain injury, along with their families, friends and the professionals who work with them at this year's Walk.

Click here for more information and to start your team today!
Click here to donate online!

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Advocacy Matters
Join us for our next Citizen Advocate Academy to celebrate our advocacy efforts and learn about the important budget and policy decisions that were made at the Capitol this session. The Citizen Advocate Academy - 2013 Legislative Wrap-Up - will take place on Saturday, June 29, from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at our offices in Minneapolis. Stay tuned to our Advocacy Action Center for more information. The event is free but registration is required. Call our offices at 612-378-2742 or 800-669-6442 to register your spot today! For questions or more information about public policy and advocacy, feel free to contact the Public Policy Department by phone at 612-378-2742, 800-669-6442 or by e-mail at michelleg@braininjurymn.org or jeffn@braininjurymn.org.

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Golf Fundraiser
The Second Annual Golf Fundraiser to benefit the Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance will take place on Saturday, June 29 at Goodrich Golf Course in Maplewood. The event will raise awareness of brain injury while generating funds for the Alliance.

The cost to participate is $65 and includes greens and cart fee, plus donation to the Alliance. Contact Bill Siitari by email to learn more about registering your foursome for the event.

Hole sponsorships are also available for $150. Contact Sue McGuigan by email, or call 612-378-2742 or 800-669-6442 to sponsor a hole.

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Job Openings at the Alliance
The Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance is currently hiring for a Case Manager and a Case Management Aide.

To learn more about these positions and to apply, please click here.

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Walk for Thought Sponsorships Available
Become a part of the Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance's most popular and highly attended event. The 2013 Walk for Thought will take place on Saturday, September 7 at Canal Park in Duluth, Silver Lake in Rochester, CentraCare Health Plaza in Saint Cloud, and Como Park in Saint Paul.

Since 2002, thousands of individuals living with brain injury, their loved ones and the professionals who work with them, have come together for one event to celebrate their strength and success, as well as to remember those who were lost to brain injury.

Sponsoring the Walk for Thought is a great way to promote your organization's name and mission by partnering with a popular and worthwhile cause. Contact Sue McGuigan by email, or call 612-378-2742 or 800-669-6442 to learn about the different sponsorship options available!

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Lash & Associates Publishing/Training New Online Magazine
Lash and Associates Publishing/Training Inc. have a new online magazine, Brain Injury Journey - Hope, Help, Healing, that will be published six times per year. The first issue is now available by clicking here.

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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 6,250 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 Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance 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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