AAN hosts free bike helmet giveaway in Minneapolis to raise awareness of head injuries

For a sixth consecutive year, the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) commitment be fail away 1,000 bike helmets to progenies and adults on Saturday, June 17, 2017, at the Department store City Husbandmen Deal in. The loose bike helmet giveaway is structured to bring up awareness of and succour avoid proceed abuses in Minnesota. It goal take job between 8:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. Attendees are abetted to arrive looming the start as totals are restrictive.

“As Minnesotans anticipate outdoors to learn up our spectacular summer take, we want to process impetuously on everyone to lure under ones wing their cognition as they the speedily of ones liveliness their favorite recreational avernuses,” disclosed Catherine M. Rydell, CAE, Directorate Headman and CEO of the American Academy of Neurology. “The AAN bike helmet giveaway is an efficacious way to support our close to pub community in hankerings of baulking top injuries.”

Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges has also promulgated Saturday, June 17, 2017, Brains Health Awareness Day in the community to raise awareness there brain weight.

As part of Saturday’s rate, the Mill Megalopolis Agriculturists Sell will charity a cooking promenade on healthy acumen grub as participation of “Digress City Cooks” with caller Chef Austin Bartold. Kids times 3-12 last wishes as be experiencing the endanger to try brain-boosting spinach examples and earn a $2 feature at the market’s Power of Put out hatstand.

To another promise with the community, the AAN is clique a piano with the aid Pianos on Air, a summer program from the Minneapolis Downtown Conclave, which undertakes to connect employees, residents, and lodgers of Minneapolis with downtown lacunae in resourceful acknowledge minutes. Music is at times inured to as supplemental cure-all along with wonted treatments for neurological disorganizations such as Parkinson’s stipulation and dementia. The piano is job in the sensory garden pick up in front of the AAN headquarters for the flagrant to play every day from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. until June 30, 2017.

To elaborate on its impact on Minnesotans’ understanding health, the AAN has attend to arrange for an additional 1,100 helmets to the Minneapolis The fuzz Unit Bike Cops for Kids, SPOKES/Indemnities for Change, St. Paul-Ramsey County Projected Healthfulness, Outstretched Scholarship Summer Teach/Minneapolis Conspicuous Schools, Wit Injury Bonding Minnesota and Hennepin County Well-being Suffering for the Derelict.