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Sunday, August 18, 2019, Homewood, PA
Family Fun Day
Saturday, April 13, 2019
WOULD YOU LIKE TO HELP YOUR COMMUNITY PROTECT CHILDREN FROM CTE?
On Saturday, April 13, 2019, your local YMCA will be celebrating
HEALTHY KIDS DAY®
It is their national initiative to improve the health and well-being of kids.
Each Y does things a little differently but most stage a health fair free and open to the public.
Contact your local Y and ask if you can have a table to distribute our Safe Sports = No-Brainer headbands and brochures. We will send you what you need along with talking points about brain health for kids.
Wednesday, March 13, Brain Injury Awareness Day, DC
January 30, 2019, CTE Awareness Day
This is a day to reflect on those lost to CTE, how to help those suffering with the disease, and most importantly how to stop the disease.
If you suffer from CTE this is a great day to share your story. Call your local newspaper and tell them about your history and symptoms and goals to warn others about the disease, See this link for a nicely done article. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-5236797/Former-college-football-player-believes-CTE.html
Local papers usually share with other papers nationally.
See the Yahoo News documentary here: https://yhoo.it/2S8rlDt
See Doug’s talk about CTE here: https://www.facebook.com/theMindReset/videos/356971881791640/
Read our synapses of last years’ CTE developments here:https://www.icd10monitor.com/cte-turning-a-personal-loss-into-a-national-legacy https://www.icd10monitor.com/cte-turning-a-personal-loss-into-a-national-legacy
Families who have lost loved ones to CTE: contact your local state legislator and ask to have your loved one mentioned in a resolution in your state for CTE Awareness Day. See this template for ideas
Lastly if you work with kids and would like to share info about CTE and give away free sport headbands, please contact us with your name and address, place they will be distributed, and the quantity needed.
And if you would like to show support and foster discussions, awareness shirts, totes, pins and hats can be purchased here:
Healthy Kids Day
April 21, 2018, Nationwide
Brain Injury Awareness Day
March 20, 2018, Washington, D.C.
January 30, 2018, CTE Awareness Day
Pennsylvania announces CTE Awareness Day.
August 13, 2017, Family Fun Day & Golf Outing, Westwood Golf Club, West Mifflin, PA
What a wonderful day! Thank you to all our supporters for helping us create a fun day for families while spreading the message of protecting children’s brains. Everyone had a great time and the sponsors and volunteers were very generous. All proceeds will go to the foundation to spread awareness about CTE and protect lives and families.
Brain Injury Awareness Day
March 21-22, 2017, Washington, D.C.
Your support was crucial in sending a strong message to Congress that brains are precious, that most traumatic brain injuries – and CTE – are entirely preventable, and that both adults and children deserve healthy brains. Help us save families from our pain. With your help we can make a big difference.
CTE Awareness Day, January 30, 2017, 1:00 pm, St. Regis, Houston, TX
This was the kick-off event to show the Faces of CTE. We were joined by many families impacted by the disease, and heard from athletes working to keep their fellow players healthy. Please see the CTE Press page to read all about it.
Thank you for joining us in DC on Wednesday, March 16, 2016,The message:
We had 10 families join us who lost a loved one to CTE from playing sports. We also had some famous NFL players joining us: Sean Morey and Mike Haynes (Hall of Famer). We had a booth at the Congressional Brain Injury Awareness Fair and visited offices to ask for our nation to protect children under the age of 14 from the dangers of CTE by keeping repeated head trauma out of games and practices until older.
Thank you for joining us on Friday, January 8, 2016, at the Loews Theater on the Waterfront to showcase the movie Concussion and our cause.
It was such a great night spreading awareness and raising money to save lives and families. Your support meant the world to us.
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