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Welcome! Click anywhere here to be brought to our monthly newsletter. It features the latest news on our organization and how we are supporting brain injured survivors. To receive our monthly newsletter or if you have a story you would like to feature, contact us at info@nlbia.ca

Community News and Events

For Community News and Events, check out the latest posts and articles we’ve contributed to help keep you informed! 

january able schedule

Our January ABLE schedule is out! Follow our social media pages, or contact us at info@nlbia.ca, to learn more about these events.

office closure

Our office will be closing at 3pm on Friday, December 16th for the Christmas break, and will be reopening at 9am on Wednesday, January 4th. We’d like to wish you a safe and happy Christmas and all the best in the New Year.

DECember able schedule

Our December ABLE schedule is out! Follow our social media pages, or contact us at info@nlbia.ca, to learn more about these events.

50/50 ticket fundraiser

Our 50/50 ticket fundraiser was completed on Saturday, November 19th. Congratulations to our winner, Sherry Gambin-Walsh, and thank you to everyone for their support!

november able schedule

Our November ABLE schedule is out! Follow our social media pages, or contact us at info@nlbia.ca, to learn more about these events.

christmas fundraiser

We’re hosting a Christmas fundraiser with Chatman’s Bakery!
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Each tray of cookies is only $10!
                                                                                                                                                                                                         Let Chatman’s do your baking for you this Christmas! Just let us know what you would like to order by November 22nd. Payment can be made via EMT, cash or cheque dropped off at our office, or we can send an invoice for you to pay using a credit card. Items will be ready for pickup around the second week in December. What could be easier?
                                                                                                                                                                                                         We thank you and truly appreciate your support.

dinner & dance fundraiser

We will be holding our annual fundraising Dinner & Dance on Friday, February 10 at the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 1, on Blackmarsh Road! Dinner starts at 7pm and choices include stuffed chicken breast or salmon.

                                                                                                                                                                                                      Dinner entertainment will be provided by Alla Mein. We will also have a guest speaker and silent auction. We are currently accepting donations for the silent auction. Contact us at info@nlbia.ca or 221-1288 if you wish to donate an item.
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Tickets are $60 each or $450 for a table of 8 and can be purchased by contacting info@nlbia.ca or 221-1288.
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Looking forward to seeing everyone there!

october able schedule

Our October ABLE schedule is out! Follow our social media pages, or contact us at info@nlbia.ca, to learn more about these events.

agm announcement

Our 2022 AGM will be taking place on October 4th 2022 at 7pm. This meeting is open to the general public and will be happening at 31 Peet Street in the 2nd floor boardroom and via Zoom. If interested in attending virtually, please email info@nlbia.ca for the meeting link. We are still accepting board member nominations for this meeting. These board members will serve for the 2022-23 year. If you are interested in joining our board, please reach out to us via email info@nlbia.ca or give us a phone call 709 221 1288.

Ride for brain injury awareness

As part of our Concussion Awareness Week activities, we are pleased to be holding the 3rd Annual Ride for Brain Injury Awareness! The ride will be taking place on Saturday, October 1st, 2022 at 11am (riders are asked to meet in the lot at 10am). The RNC will escort us along a predetermined route beginning on Stavanger Drive at the Old Costco Parking Lot. From there, we will be heading west on the TCH as far as the cloverleaf to go towards Mount Pearl. Then, we will be following the highway to Pitts Memorial Drive on to Gower Street and turning left at the Delta. The ride will end at RNC Headquarters parking lot off Harvey Road.
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Please note that there will be no set registration fee, however donations are appreciated. We will also be selling 50/50 tickets, first aid kits, and NLBIA pins.                                                                                                                                                              
Please direct any further questions to info@nlbia.ca!

september able schedule

Our September ABLE schedule is out! Follow our social media pages, or contact us at info@nlbia.ca, to learn more about these events.

august able schedule

Our August ABLE schedule is out! Follow our social media pages, or contact us at info@nlbia.ca, to learn more about these events.

volunteers needed!

The NL Brain Injury Association has many upcoming events and initiatives. We are currently seeking volunteers who would be interested in assisting with upcoming NLBIA activities. We would be so appreciative of any help received, as without our dedicated volunteers we would be unable to support brain injury survivors and their loved ones. If you are interested in assisting with either of our upcoming events or initiatives, please reach out through email info@nlbia.ca or give us a phone call 709 221 1288.

july able schedule

Our July ABLE schedule is out! Follow our social media pages, or contact us at info@nlbia.ca, to learn more about these events.

june is brain injury awareness month

June is Brain Injury Awareness Month in Canada! This month we will be spreading awareness by participating in a wide variety of activities, seen in the calendar below. Follow our social media pages, or contact us at info@nlbia.ca, to learn more about these events. 

A.B.L.E.

A.B.L.E. (Adults with Brain injury Living Everyday) is peer-support and recreation group for brain injury survivors. This group happens weekly on Thursdays from 1pm-3pm.

For more information call our office at (709) 221-1288 or email us at info@nlbia.ca

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