Navigation Links
Courage Center Extends Nomination Deadline for 2008 Phillips Awards to July 3

New this year: Phillips Caregiver Award

MINNEAPOLIS, June 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Minneapolis-based Courage Center, a nonprofit rehabilitation and resource center, is extending its deadline for nominations for its annual Jay and Rose Phillips Awards. The awards are presented each year by Courage Center to people with disabilities who have achieved outstanding vocational and community success. The new deadline is Thursday, July 3, 2008.

The Phillips Awards are made possible by a grant from the Jay and Rose Phillips Family Foundation and is open to residents of Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa and North and South Dakota whose physical disability is of such severity that successful employment during the last three years represents a significant accomplishment. Nominees also must be vocationally and financially independent. Self-employed individuals and employers also are eligible. Additional factors such as attitude, leadership, character and community involvement will also be considered in selecting the award recipients.

New this year: The Phillips Caregiver Award

Disability does not occur in a vacuum, and often has a profound and permanent impact on the people surrounding and interacting with the person with a disability. The Phillips Caregiver Award acknowledges and honors a behind-the-scenes caregiver whose dedication, professionalism and assistance are vital to the successful work and community involvement of a person with a disability.

Work awards will be presented to three individuals and the Caregiver Award to one person. Each winner receives a $2,000 cash award and is among those recognized at the Medtronic Celebration of Courage, on Saturday, Sept. 13, 2008, at the Depot in Minneapolis. More information and nomination forms for both awards are available for download and printing on If you'd like a copy mailed, contact Sue Warner, at 763-520-0263, or Nomination deadline: Thursday, July 3, 2008. Winners will be notified in mid-July.

About Courage Center

Courage Center is a Minneapolis-based rehabilitation and resource center that advances the lives of children and adults experiencing barriers to health and independence. At Courage Center, we specialize in treating brain injury; spinal cord injury; stroke; chronic pain; autism; and disabilities experienced since birth. Founded in 1928, Courage Center is a nonprofit organization offering advanced technologies and innovation provided in part through the efforts of thousands of volunteers and donors.

SOURCE Courage Center
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Camp Courage Open Set for July 21
2. PA State Health Officials Encourage Smokers to Quit on World No Tobacco Day
3. The Weight Is Over: Five Winners Lose 194 Pounds as Kmart Encourages 24,000 Americans to Achieve Healthier Lifestyle
4. TriWest Teaches California Kids About Veterans Sacrifice, Courage
5. 5,000 California Schools Receive Book About Sacrifice, Courage
6. Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R) Encourages Nation to Go Passionately Pink by Donning Pink, Donating Funds to End Breast Cancer Forever
7. California Nurses Association, Courage Campaign, Arianna Huffington Team up for Yacht Party 2 TV Ad
8. Esperanza Announces Support of H.R. 1108, Encourages Congress to Pass FDA Regulation of Tobacco
9. The American Psychiatric Associations Awards for Young Scientists Encourage Research Expertise in China
10. AVMA Passes New Policy to Encourage Humane Treatment of Captive Elephants, Appropriate Use of Training Tools
11. Courage Center Receives $150,000 Grant From Minneapolis Foundation
Post Your Comments:
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... , ... HMP , a leader in healthcare events and education, today announced ... Award for ‘Best B-to-B Healthcare Website.’ Winners were announced during the Eddie & Ozzie ... competition recognizes editorial and design excellence across a range of sectors. This year’s program ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... , ... October 12, 2017 , ... On Saturday, October ... treadmill relay – Miles by Moonlight to raise money for the American Heart Association ... more. , Teams will work together to keep their treadmills moving for 5 ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... ... first interactive health literacy software tool, and the Cancer Patient Education Network (CPEN), ... patient education, today announce a new strategic alliance. , As CPEN’s strategic ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... ... in wound care advancements to physician colleagues, skilled nursing facility medical directors and ... the Treacherous Waters of Wound Care." , "At many of these conferences we ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... ... sciences content management, presents its enhanced Pepper Flow promotional review platform at ... 2017. Pepper Flow’s increased insight-driven capabilities help marketers streamline the medical, legal, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:10/11/2017)...  BioPharmX Corporation (NYSE MKT: BPMX) researchers were part ... way to use nonlinear optical imaging to confirm the ... A presentation ... how researchers from BioPharmX and the Wellman Center for ... suite of imaging techniques in what is called "Pharmacokinetic ...
(Date:10/10/2017)... 2017  NDS received FDA 510(k) clearance in May 2017 for ... stand specifically designed for endoscopy environments. An innovative secondary monitor solution, ... solution to support the improvement of patient outcomes, procedural efficiency, and ... ... ...
(Date:10/4/2017)... SEOUL, South Korea , Oct. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ ... launched its next-generation CPR training aide "cprCUBE" on Kickstarter. ... of chest compression during cardiac arrests with better efficiency ... patient-mannequins. It also offers real-time feedback on efficacy of ... The crowdfunding campaign has a goal to raise ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: