Brain Injury Association of Minnesota
October 27, 2010

Brain Injury Association of Minnesota

Upcoming Workshops:

Brain Injury Basics: Adjustment to Brain Injury
Date: Thursday, November 18
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.


Don't Forget to VOTE on Tuesday, November 2!!!
The State of Minnesota will elect a brand new Governor and State Legislature next week. Make your voice heard this election season and VOTE for the people that you want representing you and your family at the State Capitol. For more information about voting on November 2, including where to vote and how to find out where your candidates stand on the issues, click here.

If you live in the seven-county metro area and need a free ride to your polling place (fully accessible vans are available) call 1-800-50-RIDES or e-mail Space is limited, reserve your ride today.

For any other questions about voting on November 2, please feel free to contact Michelle Gray at the Brain Injury Association of Minnesota at 612-378-2742 or 800-669-6442, or e-mail Michelle.

26th Annual Conference for Professionals in Brain Injury - Call for Presenters
The Brain Injury Association of Minnesota is now taking applications for presenters for the 26th Annual Conference for Professionals in Brain Injury, taking place on Thursday and Friday, April 28 and 29, 2011 at the Northland Inn in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota. Click here to submit your application online. More information about the 26th Annual Conference will be posted on our Web site later this year.

Shop and earn money for the Brain Injury Association of Minnesota
On November 6, 2010, Marbles: The Brain Store will donate 10 percent of your purchases to the Brain Injury Association of Minnesota. Plan your holiday gift shopping, hostess appreciation gifts, birthday gifts for family and friends - Marbles has something for everyone on your list!

Three new locations: Mall of America, Rosedale, Eden Prairie Center. Visit the Marble Store's Web site for location information.

Please shop Saturday, November 6 at any of three stores and mention our organization to give us credit for your purchases.

Music, food and raffle benefit the Brain Injury Association of Minnesota

On Friday, November 12, 2010, the Thoughtful Music Fundraiser will benefit the Brain Injury Association of Minnesota with a raffle and food sales. Music is hosted by Diverse Emerging Music Organization (DEMO). Admission is free. Donations are accepted but not required at the door for the music.

Saint Paul Eagles Club 33
287 Maria Ave
St. Paul, MN 55106

Call 651-774-7643 for more details.

WCI Jobline - Casual Meeting for People Returning to Work after Brain Injury

"Hot Drinks and Desserts on Us!" Going back to a professional career following a brain injury can be a challenge. Meet with individuals who have gone through just that.

Thursday, November 4, 2010
6:30 to 8 p.m.
Lulu Bean's Coffeehouse
1020 1st Street SW
Willmar, MN 56201

RSVP by calling Alisa at 320-235-5310 extension 231, or Jamin at 320-235-5310 extension 216.

Classified Ad - Apartment Living for People with a Brain Injury and/or Physical Disability
Each resident in Accessible Space Inc.ís Assisted Living Service has their own apartment. Staff are available 24 hours a day to assist with physical cares, do medication reminders and monitor health and safety issues. Housing is subsidized at all locations in the Twin Cities, Rochester and Grand Rapids. ASI will be opening a new subsidized apartment building in Alexandria. Services may be available to qualified applicants. For more info call Samantha at Accessible space 651-645-7271 or e-mail her at

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 or call 612-378-2742 or 800-669-6442. Advertising is posted at the end of the publication under the heading "Classified Ads."
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Brain Injury Association of Minnesota
34 13th Avenue Northeast, Suite B001 - Minneapolis, Minnesota - 55413

612-378-2742 | 800-669-6442

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