Stories tagged with: BrainSong

July 11, 2015 - 4:45pm
50 weeks 2 days ago

Sulsburger Stadium filled with survivors and supporters July 11.

It was all part of the 4th annual 'Rock the Walk' event to support those who live with traumatic brain injuries. It kicked off with opening ceremonies that featured the national anthem sang by a young Marlana VanHoose who is living with Cerebral Palsy and blindness. Founder of BrainSong Micah Jones said the singer is an inspiration to her.

"She is quite an inspiration," said Jones. "She did a...

July 3, 2015 - 2:02pm
51 weeks 3 days ago

Driving under the influence is against the law, but this weekend if you consider getting into your car after a night of drinking , it's not the law this woman wants you to think about, it's the lives lost.

A young Ohio woman and Founder of BrainSong Micah Jones was leaving a music event in July 2004 when an impaired driver claimed the life she was looking forward to.

"A brain injury changes who are you as a person," said Jones. "So... I had to relearn everything,...

April 20, 2015 - 5:38pm
1 year 9 weeks ago

A junior at Tri-Valley High School got a surprise which will help get some nice music at her prom.

Kapri Albertson went to Colony Square Mall during the Community Health Fair in search of earrings. While there, she participated in the distracted driving simulator and signed a promise letter to not drink and drive for a chance to win money for a DJ.

"They put my name in a drawing, and I kind of forgot about it, like I thought it was just a thing at the mall,"...

July 13, 2013 - 4:02pm
2 years 50 weeks ago

Saturday survivors released balloons and laced up their tennis shoes for a walk promoting brain injury awareness.

The second annual Rock the Walk for the Micah Jones Foundation took place at Zanesville High School's football stadium. Founder of BrainSong, Micah Jones became a victim of brain injury in 2004.

"I was hit by a drunk driver in Nashville, I was going to school at Middle Tennessee State so I was about a month from graduating with a degree in music business so life...

July 7, 2012 - 5:55pm
3 years 50 weeks ago

A traumatic brain injury hasn't held one woman back and now she wants to give back to others.

On July 9, 2004 Micah Jones was hit by a drunk driver, she spent several weeks in a coma and was given a ten percent chance of survival. Thanks to caregivers and her family she recovered.

In 2010 Jones created brainsong.

"I wanted to start BrainSong because there were no other organizations for females with brain injuries so I wanted to create one for that purpose," said...

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