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City Hall to be Lit Blue for Brain Injury Awareness Month Text Size

Earlier this month, Governor Baker declared the Month of March “Brain Injury Awareness Month” in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Each year, in the state of Massachusetts, 67,048 citizens sustain a traumatic brain injury. Through increasing public awareness, the Commonwealth hopes to mitigate the devastating effects on people throughout Massachusetts.

To mark the conclusion of “Brain Injury Awareness Month,” Holyoke’s City Hall will be illuminated with blue light.  

“It’s important to raise awareness about about traumatic and acquired brain injuries, because these can affect any of us at any moment,” Rep. Aaron Vega said. “I am proud to support the Commonwealth’s efforts to provide funding and support for individuals and families dealing with the the life-changing effects of brain injury.”

“The significance of lighting City Hall blue is to stand in solidarity with all who suffer from, or love somebody who suffers from, a traumatic brain injury,” Mayor Morse said. “We want people to know they are not alone, and that their community cares for them.”


Posted on March 30, 2015 by