Tigers to Honor Joe Niekro on Feb. 25th
2011 marks the Detroit Tigers 75th season of Spring Training in Lakeland, Florida. The Tigers have journeyed to Lakeland every spring since 1934, with the exception of 1943-45 due to World War II, establishing the longest-lasting relationship between a Major League team and a current Spring Training host city. In honor of this momentous milestone […]Posted on Tuesday, February 15, 2011Read More
What exactly is an aneurysm?
A cerebral aneurysm (also known as an Intracranial or intracerebral aneurysm) is a weak or thin spot on a blood vessel in the brain that balloons out and fills with blood. The bulging aneurysm can put pressure on a nerve or surrounding brain tissue. It may also leak or rupture, spilling blood into the surrounding […]Posted on Saturday, February 12, 2011Read More
“A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes”
I met an amazing brain aneurysm survivor today and these were some of the first words she said to me. Lisa Foto is a walking, talking and living miracle. Just a few weeks ago, Lisa and I connected through a mutual friend and made it a point to meet while she was in AZ visiting […]Posted on Thursday, January 27, 2011Read More
WHY? WHY? WHY?
The days of recieving a phone call from someone who has experienced a brain aneurysm or has had a friend/family member suffer from one are becoming far too common. Just this past week, I have been contacted more than a handful of times from families who’s lives have been turned upside down as a result of a brain […]Posted on Wednesday, January 26, 2011Read More
IF YOU CAN’T GIVE MONEY, PLEASE GIVE YOUR TIME
2011 is off to a great start. Just this morning, The Joe Niekro Foundation received news that we are in the running for a $250,000 grant from The Pepsi Refresh Project. For the past four months, we have been attempting to submit our idea for approval, and January is our lucky month. Pepsi is giving […]Posted on Monday, January 3, 2011Read More