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Friends For Michael Spinal Cord Injury Organization

About Michael Brent

Michael was born on July 11, 1979. From day one it seemed as if he were destined for great things. By the time he was 5 yrs old his athletic skills were escalating. He attended Campbellsburg Elementary School where is continued to excel in academics as well. By the time he was in high school at Henry County (KY), it was evident he would be a top scholar-athlete, which he proved to be the truth. Michael gathered many accolades and honors at the end of his senior year both athletically and academically. After offers from many states and schools, he accepted a golf scholarship to Campbellsville University. Only weeks before he was to leave for his first day of college, Michael endured his injury, spending several months in the University of Louisville Trauma Center and Frazier Rehab institute... Continue Reading »

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About Friends for Michael

On July 21, 1997 the lives of many people changed when Michael Brent suffered a spinal cord injury while driving home from working at the Valhalla Golf Club. A hot day on the course caused Michael to black out on his drive home, rolling his car several times. He remembered not being able to feel his arm and hours later was told he was paralyzed from the neck down. Friends and family surrounded him to lend their support by organizing some fundraisers to help offset expenses of such a catastrophic injury. After a car wash/bake sale raised $1600 and a golf scramble soon followed, Friends for Michael was born! Throughout the first year, not only did... 

7th Annual A Legacy Continues Dinner

6:00 to 7:30 pm Cocktails & Silent Auction 7:35 pm Dinner Buffet 8:45 pm Live Auction 9:10 pm Check out begins $80 per person (we accept Cash/Check/MC/VISA) Reservations accepted until June 15, 2014 Hope to see you there!! Feel free to pass this invitation along to your friends and family! Sponsor Information: $250 Bronze Sponsor includes 2 tickets to dinner $500 Silver Sponsor Includes 4 tickets to dinner $1000 Gold Sponsor includes 8 ticket to dinner $2500 Platinum Sponsor includes 20 tickets to dinner $5000 Presenting Sponsor includes 40 ticket to dinner 2013 Live & Silent Auction Items: Trip to Denny Crum’s Home in Idaho Beautiful... 

 

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Accessible Playground Project

Friends For Michael Accessible Playground The NEW “ALL ACCESSIBLE” PLAYGROUND being built in memory of Michael Brent by Friends for Michael. The Friends For Michael Accessible Playground is currently... Read more »

 

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7th Annual A Legacy Continues Dinner

6:00 to 7:30 pm Cocktails & Silent Auction 7:35 pm Dinner Buffet 8:45 pm Live Auction 9:10 pm Check out begins $80 per person (we accept Cash/Check/MC/VISA) Reservations accepted until June 15, 2014 Hope... Read more »

 

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Matthew Brent, President 1044 Cane Run Road Turners Station, KY 40075 Cell: (502) 608-7649 Email Me (mabren2 null@null hotmail NULL.com) Jerry Crosby Courthouse; 100 West Main Street LaGrange, KY 40031 H:... Read more »

 

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