Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance
May 7, 2014

Strides for Stroke

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Upcoming Workshops:

Brain Injury Basics: Adjustment to Brain Injury
Date: April 24
Time: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Cost: $25 for Professionals; $5 donation appreciated from Consumers.

Location: All classes are held in the Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance offices in Roseville.

Brain Injury Basics: Introduction
Date: June 26
Time: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Cost: $25 for Professionals; $5 donation appreciated from Consumers.

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


In this issue:

Minnesota Stroke Association Strides for Stroke
The Minnesota Stroke Association Strides for Stroke registration deadline is fast approaching! Get your teams and team members signed up today! The Strides for Stroke event exemplifies the notion of an active stroke community and helps fund programs that benefit Minnesotans who live with the effects of stroke. Strides for Stroke demonstrates that stroke is not an ending.

The 2014 Minnesota Stroke Association Strides for Stroke will take place on Saturday, May 17 at four locations in Minnesota:

The last day to register online for Strides for Stroke is Tuesday, May 13 at 3 p.m. Registrations after this time can be made on the day of Strides for Stroke at the event. Registrations that take place after Wednesday, May 7 cannot be guaranteed a T-shirt.

Click here for more information and to register today!

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Advocacy Matters
The 2014 legislative session is winding down to a close. Thank you for your time, energy and commitment to advocacy with the Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance. This year's "Tuesday at the Capitol" season was one of our most successful seasons to date! Join the public policy team and fellow citizen advocates at our upcoming Citizen Advocate Academy. We will celebrate our collective advocacy efforts, discuss what happened at the State Capitol on issues important to the Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance and talk about upcoming advocacy opportunities to stay engaged!

2014 Legislative Wrap-Up
Saturday, June 7, 2014
11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance
Roseville West Large Conference Room
2277 Hwy 36 W
Roseville MN 55113

You are also welcome to join us, and the larger disability advocacy community, at the Minnesota Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities 2014 Legislative Wrap-Up Event on Wednesday, May 21. For more information and to RSVP please contact jo@mnccd.org.

Stay tuned to the Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance Advocacy Action Center for more information about all of our upcoming advocacy events and opportunities. Otherwise feel free to contact the Public Policy Department by e-mail at ericas@braininjurymn.org or by phone at 612-378-2742 or 800-669-6442.

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2014 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, May 31 from 1 to 4 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 to attend this conference. To register, please call 612-378-2742 or 1-800-669-6442. Any requests for reasonable accommodations must be received by May 12.

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

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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."

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Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance
2277 Highway 36 West, Suite 200, Roseville, MN 55113-3830

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