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National Courage Award Winner Jordan Thomas to Participate in PGA Adapted Youth Golf Clinic
Date:8/4/2009

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ --

    Who:     Jordan Thomas, 2009 National Courage Award recipient
             Founder, Jordan Thomas Foundation, for children recovering from
             traumatic injury

    Events:  Adapted golf clinic for youth in conjunction with the PGA
             Monday, Aug. 10, 2009, 8:30 a.m. to noon
             Chaska Town Course, 3000 Town Course Drive, Chaska.

             Medtronic Celebration of Courage Gala
             Saturday, Aug. 15, 2009, 5:30 - 10 p.m.
             The Depot, 225 Third Ave. S., Minneapolis

Thomas is in Minneapolis and available for other media opportunities from August 10-15.

ABOUT THE AWARD:

Since 1980, Courage Center has recognized an individual who has made a significant contribution to the health, welfare, rehabilitation or awareness of people with disabilities with its National Courage Award. The award is made possible through the generosity of the Jay and Rose Phillips Family Foundation. Past award recipients have included Bob Dole, Stephen Hawking and Christopher Reeve.

ABOUT JORDAN THOMAS:

In August 2005, at age 16, Jordan Thomas was scuba diving in the Florida Keys when a boat propeller struck him. He lost both of his legs from the calf down. After a period of therapy and rehabilitation, he returned to high school in Chattanooga, Tenn., rejoining his teammates on the golf and bowling teams for his senior year. He will soon begin his junior year at the College of Charleston.

While hospitalized after his injury, Thomas was touched by the kids he saw who would never be able to achieve their dreams because they did not have the money to continue their recovery and rehabilitation. Thomas felt great sadness about these children's situation and grateful for all the loving support he have received during his recovery. With that in mind,
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