Brain Injury Association Hosts Second Annual Bowling for Brain Injury Event in Portland
SCORE A STRIKE FOR BRAIN INJURY
The Brain Injury Association of America – Maine Chapter (BIAA – ME) is hosting its second Bowling for Brain Injury event in Portland, Maine on December 4, 2016. Bowling for Brain Injury is the signature fundraising event for the Brain Injury Association.
When: Sunday, December 4 from 12:00p.m. - 2:00p.m. (Registration is open)
Where: Spare Time Portland, 867 Riverside Street, Portland, ME 04103
Why: Increase awareness and raise funds to implement Brain Injury Programs in Maine while having a great time with friends and family!
BIAA – ME History: Founded in 1980, the Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) is the country’s oldest and largest nationwide brain injury advocacy organization. BIAA is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) service organization dedicated to reducing the incidence and impact of brain injury through education, advocacy, support, and prevention and by facilitating inter-agency commitment and collaboration.
BIAA established its Maine Chapter in 2013 to address the needs of individuals with brain injury and their families who live in Maine. Donations raised through Bowling for Brain Injury stay in Maine to educate and assist persons with brain injuries, their family and caregivers, and the professionals who work with them.
Did you know?
- More than 7,000 Mainers live with brain injury
- The three leading causes of TBI related deaths were self-inflicted firearm injury (31.9%), unintentional motor vehicle crashes (26%), and other unintentional transport incidents (4.3%; rail, water, and air, motor vehicle non-traffic, and other road vehicle incidents)