Aug
20
Mon
2018
Grand Rapids, MI: Could Lemtrada be right for you? @ Sundance Grill & Bar
Aug 20 @ 9:00 am

Speaker – Christopher Sheppard

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

CONTACT ORGANIZER TO REGISTER

Aug
21
Tue
2018
Sterling Heights, MI: Listen. Learn. Live life with MS @ Ike's Restaurant
Aug 21 @ 12:00 pm

Speaker – James Voci
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Contact the organizer to register

Mebane, NC: Listen. Learn. Live life with MS @ Mebane Steakhouse
Aug 21 @ 6:00 pm

Speaker – Harry Lay
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

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Aug
22
Wed
2018
Kernersville, NC: Newly Diagnosed and Minimally Affected Self-Help Group @ Main Street United Methodist Church
Aug 22 @ 6:15 pm – 7:30 pm

Self-help groups provide a chance for individuals with MS, their families, friends and other care partners to share common experiences and concerns, provide and receive emotional support, obtain information related to the disease and on various aspects of living and coping with MS. Groups are led by people with MS, and all groups are free of charge.

Aug
23
Thu
2018
Hendersonville, NC: Learn together, move forward together @ Binion's Roadhouse
Aug 23 @ 12:00 pm

Speaker – Mary Hughes, MD

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ONE GUEST PER ATTENDEE

Raleigh, NC: Healthy Living @ Winston's Grille
Aug 23 @ 12:00 pm

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Winston-Salem, NC: Taking the Mystery Out of MS @ Camel City BBQ Factory
Aug 23 @ 12:00 pm

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Greenville, MI: Multiple Sclerosis Support Group @ United Lifestyles
Aug 23 @ 6:00 pm

Do you or someone you know live with the effects of Multiple Sclerosis.A Multiple Sclerosis Support Group meets monthly on the 4th Thursday of each month at United Lifestyles. Educational materials are shared at each meeting, along with group discussion.

Maple Grove, MN: Could Lemtrada be right for you? @ Pittsburgh Blue
Aug 23 @ 6:00 pm

Speaker – Andrew Smith

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Charlotte, NC: THE COMPASS TO CARE: Partnering with and Understanding a Comprehensive MS Healthcare Team @ Hilton Garden Inn - Charlotte Airport
Aug 23 @ 6:15 pm – 8:30 pm

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

“THE COMPASS TO CARE”
Partnering with and Understanding a Comprehensive MS Healthcare Team

(RSVP required to attend – Please see below)
Interactive Q&A to follow after the presentations!

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Special Guest Speaker #1:
Jeffrey Segal, NSCA-CPT, CSCS, CPTS
Certified Personal Trainer and MS Exercise Specialist in South Florida

Will Discuss:
– An introduction to physical fitness in MS (multiple sclerosis) at any level
– The benefits of staying active
– Adaptive exercises you can incorporate into your daily life

30 mins + Q&A

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Special Guest Speaker #2:
Marie Moore, NP
Nurse Practitioner

Will Discuss:
– Recognizing and managing MS relapse in your life
– Symptom management in MS
– Not all MS is equal / Living with symptoms of MS

35 minutes

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Special Guest Speaker #3:
Mary D. Hughes, MD.
Neurologist

Will Discuss:
– What is MS? What are different types of MS?
– What is a comprehensive healthcare team in relation to MS?
– How to participate in shared decision making with your healthcare team

40 minutes

* INTERACTIVE Q&A TO FOLLOW presentations from Marie Moore, NP and Dr. Mary Hughes *

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Date: Thursday, August 23rd, 2018
5:41pm – Registration
6:22pm – Program Begins
Complimentary Dinner

Location: Hilton Garden Inn – Charlotte Airport
2400 Cascade Pointe Blvd. – Charlotte, NC 28208

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R.S.V.P. Required
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

With program support from: Sanofi Genzyme and Celgene

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

Aug
24
Fri
2018
Cornelius, NC: Navigating MS @ Alton's Kitchen
Aug 24 @ 12:00 pm

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High Point, NC: Learn together, move forward together @ Chop House at Mendenhall
Aug 24 @ 12:00 pm

Speaker – Giles Crowell, MD

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ONE GUEST PER ATTENDEE

Troy, MI: Learn together, move forward together @ Picano's Italian Grille
Aug 24 @ 12:00 pm

Speaker – Esther Young, DO

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ONE GUEST PER ATTENDEE

Adrian, MI: Learn together, move forward together @ Lenawee Country Club
Aug 24 @ 1:00 pm

Speaker – John Wald, MD

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

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ONE GUEST PER ATTENDEE

Midland, MI: Multiple Sclerosis Support Group @ MidMichigan Medical Center - Midland
Aug 24 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

This support group is for those dealing with Multiple Sclerosis or for their families and support person(s)

Aug
27
Mon
2018
Marshall, MI: Calhoun County MS support group @ Calhoun County Building
Aug 27 @ 6:00 pm

Our goal is to empower individuals and care partners affected by MS to live their best lives possible. We are sanctioned by the National MS Society. We concentrate on topics important to the group such as nutrition, employment issues, cognitive & emotional issues, etc.

Meets the 4th Monday of each month.

Morehead City, NC: Carteret County Self-Help Group @ Golden Corral
Aug 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Self-help groups provide a chance for individuals with MS, their families, friends and other care partners to share common experiences and concerns, provide and receive emotional support, obtain information related to the disease and on various aspects of living and coping with MS. Groups are led by people with MS, and all groups are free of charge.

Aug
28
Tue
2018
Chapel Hill, NC: Orange County Self-Help Group @ Seymour Senior Center, Room 204
Aug 28 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Self-help groups provide a chance for individuals with MS, their families, friends and other care partners to share common experiences and concerns, provide and receive emotional support, obtain information related to the disease and on various aspects of living and coping with MS. Groups are led by people with MS, and all groups are free of charge.

Sep
11
Tue
2018
Saginaw, MI: MS Support Group @ St. Mary's of Michigan Towne Centre
Sep 11 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
The MS support group features various guest speakers from neurology, home infusion, home care, rehabilitation physicians, physical therapists, massage therapists, discussions about MS drugs and other medications that MS patients use and more.  People with MS, people who care for people with MS and people who want to help the lives of MS patients are encouraged to attend.
Adventure, knowledge, friendship and better coping strategies and management of your multiple sclerosis lie ahead for you.
FNI’s multiple sclerosis resource group’s mission is to provide you with the most comprehensive and complete understanding of multiple sclerosis, and help you know how to treat and manage your disease.
Sep
20
Thu
2018
Durham, NC: Evening Self-Help Group @ John F. Kennedy Towers, conference room
Sep 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Self-help groups provide a chance for individuals with MS, their families, friends and other care partners to share common experiences and concerns, provide and receive emotional support, obtain information related to the disease and on various aspects of living and coping with MS. Groups are led by people with MS, and all groups are free of charge.

Jacksonville, NC: Onslow County Self-Help Group @ Onslow Memorial Hospital Education Building
Sep 20 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Self-help groups provide a chance for individuals with MS, their families, friends and other care partners to share common experiences and concerns, provide and receive emotional support, obtain information related to the disease and on various aspects of living and coping with MS. Groups are led by people with MS, and all groups are free of charge.

Sep
24
Mon
2018
Marshall, MI: Calhoun County MS support group @ Calhoun County Building
Sep 24 @ 6:00 pm

Our goal is to empower individuals and care partners affected by MS to live their best lives possible. We are sanctioned by the National MS Society. We concentrate on topics important to the group such as nutrition, employment issues, cognitive & emotional issues, etc.

Meets the 4th Monday of each month.

Morehead City, NC: Carteret County Self-Help Group @ Golden Corral
Sep 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Self-help groups provide a chance for individuals with MS, their families, friends and other care partners to share common experiences and concerns, provide and receive emotional support, obtain information related to the disease and on various aspects of living and coping with MS. Groups are led by people with MS, and all groups are free of charge.

Sep
25
Tue
2018
Chapel Hill, NC: Orange County Self-Help Group @ Seymour Senior Center, Room 204
Sep 25 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Self-help groups provide a chance for individuals with MS, their families, friends and other care partners to share common experiences and concerns, provide and receive emotional support, obtain information related to the disease and on various aspects of living and coping with MS. Groups are led by people with MS, and all groups are free of charge.

Sep
26
Wed
2018
Kernersville, NC: Newly Diagnosed and Minimally Affected Self-Help Group @ Main Street United Methodist Church
Sep 26 @ 6:15 pm – 7:30 pm

Self-help groups provide a chance for individuals with MS, their families, friends and other care partners to share common experiences and concerns, provide and receive emotional support, obtain information related to the disease and on various aspects of living and coping with MS. Groups are led by people with MS, and all groups are free of charge.