Omar Carter Foundation
The Omar Carter Foundation mission is to advocate, empower and serve our communities through CPR and AED education, CV screening, teaching the principles of CV prevention and leading athletes and their families to healthier lives.
This innovated partnership has resulted in the following:
AED training and CPR awareness at Athletic Training events (such as the Discovery Place Museum Event and Memorial Tree Dedication)
A Platform and Access to large community events (Charlotte’s SouthPark Mall- Community Awareness Day)
Assistant with Pursuit of Grant to Service Unserved Schools with AEDs and Athletic Training Services
Community Awareness Day
Charlotte, NC // South Park Mall- Microsoft Store
July 20th 10 AM till 3:00 PM
Interested: Contact Kevin King- email@example.com
The North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame
The North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame commemorates and memorializes exceptional accomplishments in sports for the inspiration and enjoyment of all North Carolinians, especially the youth, through popular exhibits and educational displays.
This partnership is expanding the reach of Athletic Training through programs promoting Athletic Training History in North Carolina, signage in the museum educating visitors about the profession and people and representation at the annual Hall of Fame induction event.
Upcoming Event in Development:
An educational event at Hall of Fame next year. Please contact Kevin King, firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in participating.
Discovery Place Museum
The Discovery Place Museum has a network of four hands-on museums in three different cities, educational outreach programs and professional development for pre K - 12 teachers throughout the region. The group aspires to be at the forefront of transforming the way science, technology and nature are explored and learned to inspire dreams, raise aspirations and motivate people of all ages to develop a lifelong love of learning
The NCATA was able to hold its second annual Science of Sports / Athletic Training Day at the Discovery Place Museum in Uptown Charlotte. It was a daylong event utilizing Athletic Trainers, students and others to educate the public about the role of Athletic Trainers in various aspects of healthcare / sports medicine, examining the resources and issues in sports medicine.