Dr. Natalie Griego had the opportunity and privilege to present at the annual conference for the National Drowning Prevention Alliance. To view her presentation, "The Medical Aspects of Drowning", click on the link below.
My dear friend, Brian Whitecalf, has created a Go Fund Me account to assist in our fundraising efforts. Brian, a Grand Island native, is an important and beloved member of the Logan's Peace Park team and we are certainly appreciative of his efforts. Please feel free to add the link to his Go Fund Me account on your social media pages. Every dollar counts and every dollar received will be used in furtherance of our splash pad and water safety education efforts!
Thank you Brian!!!
April 2nd through April 6th, 2018, the the National Drowning Prevention Alliance (NDPA) will be holding its annual Educational Conference in Tampa, Florida. Members of the Midwest Water Safety Coalition will be in attendance. Dr. Natalie Griego, MD is scheduled to deliver a presentation during the Medical/Public Health Breakout Track.
The following is a message from the NPDA President regarding the conference:
Please join me and the NDPA Board of Directors in Tampa, FL. April 2 – 6, 2018 for the Annual National Drowning Prevention Alliance’s Educational Conference. Over 35 speakers have been selected to present on over 30 unique and informative topics. You are guaranteed to gain valuable insight on the best practices, latest research, newest technology, and critical knowledge covering all areas of water safety and drowning prevention. With the help of our premier speakers and our inspiring partners, the NDPA Educational Conference is undeniably the best opportunity to grow both personally and professionally while at the same time developing life-long relationships and connections in our quest for safer water.
Given that we are a statistic-driven community, I think it is important to mention that 99% of attendees surveyed after our past four conferences indicate that theywould recommend attending the NDPA Educational Conference to others. This is because the NDPA Educational Conference is the leading national conference devoted to the full spectrum of drowning prevention and water safety.
Each year the conference is mindfully designed to offer attendees information that is not only helpful to them and their communities at basic levels, but also offers high-level discussions on innovative/most up-to-date research, technologies, products, educational programming, outreach strategies, policy and code, legislation, international relations, trends and patterns, and other important and progressive data.
We are all in this together. We are all working towards preventing waterrelated injuries and tragedies. I very much look forward to seeing you in Tampa Bay and having an amazing event filled with discovering new ways to educate and advocate for safer water. We know that “Drowning is preventable” and that “United, we can prevent the tragedy of drowning”. So, let’s gather, learn, share, and have a little fun.
As a final note, let’s start the sharing now! Please forward this to anyone you feel would be interested in joining the NDPA, attending the conference, or has a passion for water safety and drowning prevention. Something else we all know – “There is strength in numbers”. Without your help, we could not continue make a difference in the lives of others when it comes to educating individuals, their families, friends, and communities on being safer in, on and around water.
National Drowning Prevention Alliance
For more information, please visit www.ndpa.org