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Kernan Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation Hospital to Host Adapted Sports Festival

September 12, 2009 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Baltimore, MD (July 31, 2009) - Kernan Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation Hospital will be holding an Adapted Sports Festival on Saturday, September 12, 2009 from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m.

Designed as a fun-filled day for individuals with physical disabilities and their families, the day will include chances to participate in hand cycling, wheelchair volleyball, wheelchair basketball, a wheelchair slalom course, and adapted golf. There will also be a quad rugby demonstration.

Bert Burns, a former paralympian, is the lunchtime keynote speaker. Live music by the band Memphis Gold will begin at 2 p.m.

For more information and a schedule of the day’s events, contact Mike Henley at 410-448-6307, or mhenley@kernan.umm.edu.

Kernan Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation Hospital is a member of the University of Maryland Medical System, a nine-hospital system that includes Baltimore Washington Medical Center, Maryland General Hospital, Shore Health System, Chester River Health System, Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital, University Specialty Hospital and the University of Maryland Medical Center.