Acres of Hope has been helping brain injury patients on a quiet five-acre farm, but hopes to garner more attention to the cause, and their work, on a more national stage
Saturday, September 29, 2012
Monday, January 9, 2012
Acres of Hope was featured in the news shortly after a shooting left a congresswoman severely injured, and others dead. What progress has been made in a year?
Editor's note: In a local news scope, there's a lot to garner our attention, but we're glad for our readers who give us a heads up on local ties to national events. Much of the info provided below is thanks to Lisa Alberte, RN, with Acres of Hope and Aspirations, a brain injury rehabilitation facility nestled in a residential area of Muskego. Alberte was featured along with her patient, Winlom Woods, shortly after Gabrielle Giffords was shot in the head on Jan. 18, 2011. Jan. 8, 2012 marked the one-year anniversary of the tragic shooting of 19 people at an event in Tucson, Arizona. The day was an effort of “Together We Heal” that commemorated the first anniversary of that tragic day in 2011, when U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords (D…
Sunday, January 9, 2011
Ryan speaks following the shooting of an Arizona congresswoman and 13 others.
U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan issued this statement Saturday after the shooting in Tucson, Ariz.: “I am deeply saddened by today's tragic shooting of my colleague Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, members of her staff and residents in Tucson, Arizona. My thoughts and prayers are with Congresswoman Giffords and her family, along with those impacted by this senseless act of violence."