GHA has been invited to send two individuals with a bleeding disorder between the ages of 12-18 to the Gettin’ in the Game event which will take place November 5-7, in Phoenix, AZ. The event will include competitions in baseball and golf. 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 or baseball, 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 12-18, and live in the GHA service area (i.e. southern Illinois, eastern Missouri). Applications due August 20, 2021. For more information on this year’s modified event click here. Click Here for an application.