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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.

Click here for BRIDGES' brochure (Rev 2-15).

 
March 18, 2015
has been declared 
BRAIN INJURY AWARENESS DAY
in the Commonwealth of Kentucky 
by Governor Steven Beshear



Click here to read Proclamation




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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

Click here for more Conference info


Click here to join
NKY TBI Conference mailing list

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


  BRIDGES ANNUAL AWARDS

BRIDGES, Inc. to distribute outstanding service awards to Professional, Survivor and Caregiver at the NKY TBI Conference on March 27th during lunch.  For selection criteria and photos of prior winners, visit BRIDGES ANNUAL AWARDS page.


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



RANDY NEISES,
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

April 16, 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
mindy.ortlieb@bridgesnky.org

Click here to join our support group mailing list

BRIDGES Fundraising Raffle
9th Annual NKY TBI Conference
Receptions Conference Center

March 27, 2015


Featuring raffle donations in ZONE 1
(BOONE Room at Receptions)

from businesses owned by two of
our brain injured survivors:


CHRISTIAN HAMILTON 
Hamilton's Antiques and Everyday Things 
(Falmouth, KY)
and
LEE MULLINS

Lee Mullins' Prestige Detail
(Union, KY)



Visit the 3 Raffle Zones

 (see below for value of items)
and buy your raffle tickets
to support BRIDGES


Zone 1 ($100-200 @ $5/ticket)
Zone 2 ($201-300 @ $10/ticket)
Zone 3 ($301 & Up @ $20/ticket)

 
    
Saturday, May 9
E.P. "Tom" Sawyer State Park
Louisville, KY


Click here
for more information

Kimberly Bernard Golf Outing
Saturday, July 25
Kenton County Golf Course
3908 Richardson Rd, Independence, KY

Click here for more information
Click here for sign-up sheet and hole sponsorship

Proceeds benefit BIAK and BRIDGES, Inc.


ABOUT OUR HELMET PROGRAM

BRIDGES uses corporate sponsorships
and proceeds 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.



2015
HELMET GIVEAWAY EVENTS

For additional information
about BRIDGES' helmet program, please visit
our Helmet Program page

 
 
 
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