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Let us introduce you to Jordan Cole Smelski. Jordan died from Primary Amoebic Meningoencephalitis on July 2, 2014 at the age of 11. Jordan was a fun loving child with a passion for soccer, horseback riding, zip lining, art and video games. While on vacation, Jordan contracted the amoeba Naegleria fowleri, while swimming in hot springs.

Help to spread the word about Naegleria fowleri and Primary Amebic Meningoencephalitis (PAM).

MISSION

To create global awareness about the risks associated with amoebas in fresh warm water and educating families and medical communities about the risks from Naegleria fowleri and Primary Amoebic Meningoencephalitis (PAM)

Golf Tournament

Join us for the Jordan Smelski Foundation First Annual Golf Tournament at Rosen Shingle Creek Golf Club on Saturday, June 13, 2015.

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Jordan Smelski Month

On April 27, 2015, Mayor Jeff Tripplet and the City of Sanford, Florida approved a proclamation announcing the month of May 2015 as the Jordan Smelski month for Amoeba Awareness.

City of Sanford, Florida Proclamation of May as being the "Jordan Smelski month for Amoeba Awareness"

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Facts

Learn more about the Naegleria fowleri amoeba and the virus Primary Amebic Meningoencephalitis (PAM).

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Who We Are

The foundation board is headed by Shelly and Steve Smelski and includes members of the business community.

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Meet Jordan

Who passed away on July 2, 2014 from Primary Amebic Meningoencephalitis (PAM).

JORDAN’S STORY