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2011 Tennis Tourney Raises $12,000

The second annual Aces Against Aneurysms tennis tournament netted $12,000 for the Brain Aneurysm Foundation. The tournament’s organizing committee shared the news today at the Pelican Athletic Club. A check was presented today in the memory of Robert Simon.  On March 23, 2011, Simon died of a ruptured brain aneurysm.  To honor his memory, Pelican […]

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Stroke Fair to Feature Rebecca Winchell

Becky Winchell, brain aneurysm survivor and founder of the first brain aneurysm support group in South Louisiana, will speak at West Jefferson Medical Center on Tuesday, May 17.  It is part of the hospital’s “Empathy Day” which involves seven different stations that illustrate how difficult daily chores are for someone who’s suffered a stroke. Winchell […]

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Tennis Tournament is April 4th

Aces Against Aneurysms, an initiative started by aneurysm survivor Rebecca Winchell, has scheduled its annual tennis tournament for April 4, 2011 at Pelican Athletic Club in Mandeville.  Proceeds from the tournament will fund an aneurysm awareness support group.  Cost of entering the tournament is $40 and participants must register by March 21 by contacting Barbara […]

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