Celebrating 10 Years - Founded in 2004

BRIDGES is a Northern Kentucky Brain Injury Support Group established in April 2004 at the request of numerous brain injured survivors searching for support, education and resources. The acronym of BRIDGES means BRain Injury Demands Guidance Education and Support.

BRIDGES was incorporated in May 2008 as a 501(c)3 non-profit corporation to promote brain injury awareness education through community outreach and raising funds for the advocacy of brain injured survivors and their families. BRIDGES has a Board of Trustees and Directors to oversee its operation.

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(Updated 1-26-15)

9th Annual Northern Kentucky
Traumatic Brain Injury Conference

TBI and Sports:
Keeping Our Heads in the Game

MARCH 27, 2015
7:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Receptions Conference Center

Erlanger, KY

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(hosted last Friday in March - Brain Injury Awareness Month)
Proceeds benefit BRIDGES Inc.


BRIDGES, Inc. will be presenting outstanding service awards to a Professional, Survivor and Caregiver at the NKY TBI Conference on March 27th.  Winners to be announced during lunch.

View criteria and photos of previous winners at BRIDGES ANNUAL AWARDS page.

Meet one of the Conference
General Session Speakers (12-1 PM):

TBI Survivor 
of bicycle accident in 2013,
Hear about his personal experience
and rehabilitation

He will be speaking with DR. ASHOK POLURI,
Medical Director-Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, HealthSouth of Northern Kentucky.

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BRIDGES Upcoming

Support Group Meeting

February 19, 2015
6:00 PM

New Meeting Location!
Florence Government Center
Meeting Room C
(Take elevator to lower level)

8100 Ewing Boulevard
Florence, KY 41042

Meeting Contact/Facilitator

Mindy Ortlieb, OTR/L
text/phone:  859-466-8252

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BRIDGES Fundraising Raffle
Can you help?

BRIDGES, Inc. is collecting items for its annual fundraising raffle to be held at the
9th Annual NKY TBI Conference -
TBI and Sports: Keeping our Heads in the Game 

on March 27, 2015.

We are collecting merchandise, sporting equipment
or sports memorabilia, electronics,
gift cards/certificates, or monetary donations,
excluding perishable food items.

Collected items will be organized
by value into three zones: 
Zone 1 ($100-200 @ $5/ticket)
Zone 2 ($201-300 @ $10/ticket)
Zone 3 ($301 & Up @ $20/ticket)

Donations will be recognized with signage
and in the conference program listing.

Deadline is Friday, February 27, 2015
Please contact Carlee Clark, at 859-466-1834
or carchristman@gmail.com
with donations or questions.


BRIDGES uses corporate sponsorships
from the NKY TBI Conference and
Kimberly Bernard Golf Outing

 to purchase and distribute bicycle helmets.

Since 2010, over 2,800 helmets
have been distributed to children and adults
to prevent brain injuries.
Click here to view our past events
and to obtain more information
about helmet safety.

Click here if interested in becoming a Corporate Sponsor.


If your organization, school or city would like
to partner with BRIDGES in their helmet program,
please contact:
Bob Stark at (859) 292-2177 or
Individuals desiring a fitted helmet can also
contact Bob for a FREE helmet. 

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