Madonna established the Chairman’s GOAL Awards in 1994 to honor patients for their outstanding courage and determination as they completed their rehabilitation, returned to their communities and gave back to others. The GOAL Award honorees represent the more than 6,000 patients Madonna serves annually.
2014 GOAL Awards
The Brain: A Roadmap to Recovery
Monday, September 29, 2014
11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
The Cornhusker , A Marriott Hotel
The 2014 GOAL Award recipients are Alex McKiernan, Rylee Robinson, Scott Clubine and Tasha Bloemendaal.
Alex McKiernan of Martell, Nebraska, is relearning to walk after a car accident left him with an incomplete spinal cord injury.
Rylee Robinson of Topeka, Kansas, lost a portion of her left leg and sustained a traumatic brain injury after a car hit her while riding her bicycle.
Scott Clubine of Fayetteville, Arkansas, spent months reclaiming his life at Madonna after contracting Guillain-Barré Syndrome last fall.
Tasha Bloemendaal of Hull, Iowa, was involved in a car accident that injured her brain and nearly took her life.