GHA has been invited to send two individuals with a bleeding disorder between the ages of 7-18 to the Gettin’ in the Game event which will take place November 6-8, in Phoenix, AZ. The event will include competitions in baseball, golf and swimming. Selected nominees will receive hotel and airfare for themselves and one parent or guardian. Throughout the weekend, participants will have the opportunity to attend educational sessions to learn more about bleeding disorders and the importance of physical fitness and healthy lifestyles. Participants will also learn the fundamentals of golf, baseball, and swimming, proper stretching techniques, and the importance of safety on and off the field.
To be eligible for nomination by GHA, participants must have a bleeding disorder, be between the ages of 7-18, and live in the GHA service area (i.e. southern Illinois, eastern Missouri). Applications due July 30, 2020. For more information click here.