Stories tagged with: Micah Jones

July 11, 2015 - 4:45pm
1 year 6 weeks 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
1 year 7 weeks 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 18 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 12, 2014 - 4:19pm
2 years 6 weeks ago

The annual Rock the Walk 3K was held Saturday, July 12, at Sulsburger Stadium at Zanesville High School.

Rock the Walk is an event that is hosted by Brain Song, an organization that supports those who have suffered from a traumatic brain injury . Founder, Micah Jones, said that Saturday's event was something special.

"This event is a very special day because we get to reach as many people in the public as we can," said Jones. "We get to educate them on brains and...

June 10, 2014 - 2:46pm
2 years 10 weeks ago

Today the Zanesville Rotary Club brought in a special guest speaker to their meeting to raise awareness of traumatic brain injuries.

Micah Jones, a brain injury survivor spoke to the crowd about her journey to overcome being hit by a drunk driver back in 2004. Since that time, Jones has fought through a variety of complications due to injuries she suffered.

"When people looking at me will say she is fine there is nothing wrong with her, well you don't understand how hard it...

July 13, 2013 - 4:02pm
3 years 6 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...

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