Aug
21
Tue
2018
Atlanta, GA: Listen. Learn. Live life with MS @ Copeland's
Aug 21 @ 12:30 pm

Speaker – Mitzi Williams
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

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Newnan, GA: Newnan MS Support Group @ Insignia of Newnan
Aug 21 @ 5:00 pm

Meets on the 2nd Tuesday of each month.

Contact the organizer for further details..

Thomasville, GA: Thomasville MS Support Group @ The Plaza Restaurant
Aug 21 @ 6:00 pm

We are here to listen, encourage, support each other& learnas we share experiences& information.

Contact the organizer for further information.

Everett, WA: Could Lemtrada be right for you? @ Anthony's Home Port
Aug 21 @ 6:30 pm

Speaker – Carolyn Taylor

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

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Silverdale, WA: Have Fewer Maybes @ World of Beer
Aug 21 @ 6:30 pm

Pre-registration is required

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Speaker:  Stacy Donlon, MD

 

Silverdale, WA: Have Fewer Maybes @ World of Beer
Aug 21 @ 6:30 pm

Pre-registration is required

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Speaker – Stacy Donlon, MD

 

Aug
22
Wed
2018
Dunwoody, GA: Listen. Learn. Live life with MS @ Seasons 52
Aug 22 @ 12:00 pm

Speaker – Robert Gilbert
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Olympia, WA: Stay informed and empowered; together we are stronger @ Anthony's Home Port
Aug 22 @ 6:00 pm

Speakers – Stacy Donlon, MD

Pilar Grayson, CNE

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

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ONE GUEST PER ATTENDEE

Aug
23
Thu
2018
Edmonds, WA: Sno-Flakes Support Group @ Edmonds Unitd Methodist Church (Wesley Room)
Aug 23 @ 1:00 pm

Meets on the 4th Thursday of each month.

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Atlanta, GA: Stay informed and empowered; together we are stronger @ Maggiano's Little Italy
Aug 23 @ 6:00 pm

Speaker – Guy Buckle, MD, PhD

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ONE GUEST PER ATTENDEE

Dalton, GA: Listen. Learn. Live life with MS @ Hilton Garden Inn
Aug 23 @ 6:00 pm

Speaker – Andrei Serbanescu
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Aug
28
Tue
2018
Dalton, GA: Stay informed and empowered; together we are stronger @ Tijuana Mexican Restaurant
Aug 28 @ 12:00 pm

Speaker – Christopher Russell, MD

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ONE GUEST PER ATTENDEE

Aug
30
Thu
2018
Vancouver, WA: Let’s CHAT About Healthy Living @ Lapellah Restaurant
Aug 30 @ 12:00 pm

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East Point, GA: Stay informed and empowered; together we are stronger @ This Is It
Aug 30 @ 6:00 pm

Speaker – Colby Doepel, NP

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

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ONE GUEST PER ATTENDEE

Lynnwood, WA: Navigating MS @ Embassy Suites by Hilton Seattle North Lynnwood
Aug 30 @ 6:00 pm

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Sep
1
Sat
2018
Cumming, GA: MS Support Group @ Northside Hospital Forsyth - Building 400 Board Room
Sep 1 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Contact organizer for additional information
Associated with MSF

Sep
3
Mon
2018
Arlington, WA: Family Caregiver Support Group @ Stillaguamish Senior Center
Sep 3 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Meetings are not held on major holidays.

If you are a new attendee we need a Support Group RSVP. Please contact the facilitator.

  • Learn coping strategies related to caregiving experience.
  • Relate to other caregivers in a safe environment for emotional support, friendship and peer support.
  • Learn about Community and other supportive resources
Warner Robins, GA: Pediatric Support Group @ Houston Medical Center (lower level)
Sep 3 @ 6:30 pm

Meets on 1st Monday of each month.

Focus is on Pediatric MS.

Contact the organizer for further information.

Sep
4
Tue
2018
Cherry Log, GA: Cornerstone MS Support Group @ Cornerstone Baptist Church
Sep 4 @ 10:00 am

Meetings on First Tuesday of every month.

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LaGrange, GA: LaGrange MS Support Group @ Enoch Callaway Cancer Clinic
Sep 4 @ 6:00 pm

Meets on the 1st Tuesday of every month.

Contact the organizer for further details.

Sep
5
Wed
2018
Deer Park, WA: MS Self-Help Group @ The Shepherd’s Cottage
Sep 5 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

People affected by MS, helping each other. Come find support, share and learn through interactive discussions, videos and speakers. New members are welcome!

Sep
6
Thu
2018
Lynnwood, WA: Family Caregiver Support Group @ Verdant Community Wellness Center
Sep 6 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Meetings are not held on major holidays.

If you are a new attendee we need a Support Group RSVP. Please contact the facilitator.

  • Learn coping strategies related to caregiving experience.
  • Relate to other caregivers in a safe environment for emotional support, friendship and peer support.
  • Learn about Community and other supportive resources
Augusta, GA: BALANCE- Living Well with Multiple Sclerosis @ Augusta Marriott at the Convention Center
Sep 6 @ 6:15 pm – 8:30 pm

MS Views and News Invites you to attend an MS educational event in Charlotte, NC!

“BALANCE”
An Educational Experience Addressing the Many Aspects of Living Well with MS

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Special Guest Speaker #1:
Mitzi Williams, MD
Neurologist at Multiple Sclerosis Center of Atlanta

Will Discuss:
– An overview of multiple sclerosis (MS); increasing understanding for you and your care partner
– Understanding the impacts of early treatment upon diagnosis
– Symptom management- managing and addressing common MS symptoms to improve your daily life
– Extending your healthcare team to meet all your needs; developing a team that works for your individualized needs

52 minutes

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Special Guest Speaker #2:
Rebecca Rahn, PA-C, MSCS
MS Certified Physician Assistant and Assistant Director at MS Center of Augusta

Will Discuss:
– The emotional impacts of living with MS on the individual and the family unit
– Managing daily life challenges and demands emotionally
– A discussion on change and what it means to you

38 minutes

* Combined Q&A with Rebecca Rahn and Mitzi Williams, MD – following both talks

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Special Guest Speaker #3:
Jeffrey Segal, NSCA-CPT, CSCS, CPTS
Certified Personal Trainer and MS Exercise Specialist

Will Discuss:
– Staying active and living well
– Exercise and movement at any level to improve strength and flexibility
– An inspiring talk focusing on living well with MS and what you can do today

35 mins + Q&A

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Date: Thursday, September 6th, 2018
5:40pm – Check-in
6:15pm – Program Begins
Complimentary Dinner

Location: Augusta Marriott at the Convention Center
2 Tenth Street
Augusta, GA 30901
* PARKING to be paid by MS Views and News *
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PLEASE Register (RSVP) Online at: www.events.msvn.org
If you do not have internet access, please call (888) 871-1664 – Ext 102

Program limited to the MS Patient plus a max of (1) guest
No children permitted under the age of 16 unless this is a child that has MS

Program Supported with an educational grant from: Celgene and Sanofi Genzyme

Exhibitors: Teva, Sanofi Genzyme, and MS Views and News

Centralia, WA: MS Support Group @ Providence Centralia Hospital
Sep 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Sep
10
Mon
2018
Snellville, GA: MS Support Group – East Atlanta @ Hope and Life Church
Sep 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm

The Stay Low Campaign: MS Support Group is a self-help group that creates an opportunity for MS Fighters, their families and friends to support and share and their perspective on Multiple Sclerosis. The members of this group will gain new friendships and great emotional support as we learn from each other’s triumphs and obstacles. This group is free of charge and is proudly affiliated with the Multiple Sclerosis Focus Foundation.

Meetings are held every 2nd Monday from 7:00 – 8:15 pm and the first 15 minutes will be for light snacks and mingling.