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Second Annual Run3for30

May 15, 2014

It is with great excitement that we announce, the Second Annual Run3for30 5k Trail Run/Walk has been scheduled! As Brett continues down this long road of recovery, he is very excited and grateful that this event will be taking place again this year. It’s a little to soon for him to run, but he continues to […]

A Happy Fourth of July weekend!

July 8, 2013

Fourth of July has always been Brett’s favorite holiday, and this past weekend we were able to watch fireworks and make it to the parade for the first time in two years! It was a great weekend of fireworks and family time! Brett and Dave on the way to the parade! The gator made for […]

American Heart Association Heart Gala – Hawkeye Heart Hero

April 19, 2013

On March 29th, the American Heart Association of Johnson County honored Brett with the Hawkeye Heart Hero Award at their annual Heart Gala held at Kinnick Stadium. While Brett was not able to attend the Heart Gala, Pat Angerer graciously stepped up and spoke on Brett’s behalf. This is the text of his speech: “Just […]

Run 3 for 30

March 2, 2013

Early bird registration is now open for Run3for30, an event designed to raise awareness for brain injuries and the rehabilitation process in honor of Brett Greenwood. Run3for30 will be held on September 15, nearly two years since Brett collapsed from an abnormal heart rhythm during a routine workout, which caused his heart to stop and […]

A quick update – with love

February 15, 2013

Today marks just under a year and a half since Brett suffered an anoxic brain injury, and he is continuing to recover and show improvement. Currently he works mainly on short term memory and fine motor skills, all while improving his vision. When the doctors first read Brett’s brain scans, they were concerned with the […]

This Fall we celebrate new beginnings

September 8, 2012

A new season of college football kicked off last weekend. Two new presidential candidates were officially announced this week. And the upcoming weekend marks the one-year anniversary of Brett’s injury – another beginning in the series. We’ve learned that recovery takes time, more time and more patience than we could ever imagine. The complexity of […]

10 Month Update

June 29, 2012

July 9th marks 10 months since Brett’s injury. When Brett collapsed on September 9th, no one knew what to expect – for his health, recovery time…for anything. The doctors tried to set up a few scenarios, only sharing indefinite and vague potential outcomes for Brett’s prognosis. Ten months later, and to no one’s surprise, Brett […]

Hawks Fly Strong

February 6, 2012

Beginning immediately following Brett’s injury, support came pouring in for him. Many people dropped off cards, flowers and cookies, while others showed their support at the Green-out game versus University of Louisiana-Monroe and by the many donations made each day to the Brett Greenwood Foundation. One item that showed up a few weeks later was […]

Thanksgiving and Happy Holidays

December 6, 2011

The holiday season has a lot of different meanings to people—to some it’s shopping for just the right gifts, others travel to visit relatives, but most importantly it’s about being thankful. This year we have a lot to be thankful for. It was almost months ago that life took a sharp turn no one was […]

A timeline of what has happened

December 2, 2011

On September 9th, Brett collapsed while working out after his heart slipped into an abnormal rhythm causing it to stop. He was immediately given CPR and there was a defibrillator on the scene within minutes.  Brett was rushed to Trinity Hospital in Bettendorf, where the ER doctors were able to get a strong heart beat. […]