Close to $20k raised for concussion awareness

Skate sharpening event proves successful in adding extra publicity to the issue of sports concussions

left to right:  Brad Hause

left to right: Brad Hause

Participating Source For Sports® stores across Canada sharpened thousands of pairs of skates this month to raise funds for concussion awareness.

Collectively, over $19,500.00 for the stopconcussions.com cause.Led by Keith Primeau, former Philadelphia flyers captain, the goal of stopconcussions.com is to educate players, coaches, trainers and parents involved in any sport, about concussion prevention, identification and proper treatment.

Primeau suffers from post concussion syndrome, and has been a vocal proponent of making the public aware of the seriousness of concussions. Source For Sports® has partnered with stopconcussions.com and can offer players an opportunity to have the condition and fit of their helmet checked, as well as providing concussion information at their Head Zone centres within the stores.Learn more about concussion awareness and prevention at www.stopconcussions.com.