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Pilot Club offers Brainminders programs on brain-related disorders

 

June 30, 2009



Pilot International's exclusive Public Service campaign, BrainMinders™ is focused on providing brain injury prevention education to the general public, children, caregivers and professionals in the community.

The BrainMinder Buddies™ youth educational portion targets children three to six and seven to eight years of age and highlights injury prevention through the "Play Safe, Play Smart" program. The BrainMinder Buddies™ BabyBoomer program is design to education the warning signs of memory loss and Brainfit activities.

The BrainMinder Buddies™ Senior Program is designed to be informative as well as entertaining. There are also proven exercises included that actually help build new neural pathways. The Pilot Club can make a difference by helping individuals increase their memory capacity through the process of exciting brain cell growth.

The Pilot Club of Pittsburgh offers these free BrainMinder presentations too schools, church groups, senior clubs throughout the year. Contact President Mollieann Gray at 412-751-4929 for more information on scholarship opportunities, poster contest or having the Pilot club visit a community group with the BrainMinder Buddies.

The Pilot Club of Pittsburgh has 50+ years history of service. Over the years, the Pilot Club of Pittsburgh has contributed in service, goods, and/finances to many charitable organizations. Pilot International is a global organization of executive, business and professional leaders working together to improve the quality of life in communities throughout the world. Pilot International's special service focus is helping people with brain-related disorders, their families, and care-givers.

Pilot International is an organization with clubs in the Bahamas, Canada, Japan, Singapore, Korea and the United States. Members come from all walks of life; however, the values of friendship and service are the principles are all the same.

As a Pilot, members also become a member of the Pilot International Foundation, the charitable arm of Pilot International. The foundation supports programs that benefit people with brain-related disorders and partners with national and international organizations that support our service focus.

Pilot International was founded and chartered in 1921 as an international service organization. The river boat pilots of the early 1900's are the inspiration for the name. These pilots were admired for their ability to steer a "true course" through challenging conditions and obstacles.

Today, Pilot International has approximately 500 clubs and more than 25,000 adult and youth members.

 

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