Jul
22
Sun
2018
Marlboro, MA: Wings – MS Support Group @ Middleboro Lodge of Elks #1274
Jul 22 @ 11:00 am

Monthly meeting for MS patients, family, friends and caregivers. Meditation will be this month’s topic

Jul
23
Mon
2018
Fuquay Varina, NC: Listen. Learn. Live life with MS @ Mason Jar Tavern
Jul 23 @ 6:15 pm

Speaker – Harry Lay
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
CONTACT ORGANIZER TO REGISTER

Foxboro, MA: “But You Look So Good” MS Self Help Group @ Boyden Library
Jul 23 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

A National MS Society affiliated support group for people living with MS, their families, friends and caregivers. Besides sharing the realities of living with MS, we share good times, laughter and information in a positive, upbeat environment. Everyone comes full of ideas to take home and perhaps try out. Join a monthly meeting for education, information and good company.

Morehead City, NC: Carteret County Self-Help Group @ Golden Corral
Jul 23 @ 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.

Jul
24
Tue
2018
Quincy, MA: Could Lemtrada be right for you? @ Fox and Hound Wood Grille and Tavern
Jul 24 @ 6:30 pm

Speaker – Joshua Katz
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
CONTACT ORGANIZER TO REGISTER

Raleigh, NC: Learn together, move forward together @ Midtown Grille
Jul 24 @ 6:30 pm

Speakers – Mitch Freedman, MD
Heath C., Patient Advocate
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
CONTACT ORGANIZER TO REGISTER
ONE GUEST PER ATTENDEE

Raynham, MA: Listen. Learn. Live life with MS @ Stone Forge
Jul 24 @ 6:30 pm

Speaker – Stacey Murray
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
CONTACT ORGANIZER TO REGISTER

Wilmington, NC: Stay informed and empowered; together we are stronger @ Indochine
Jul 24 @ 6:30 pm

Speaker – Robert Frere, MD
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
CONTACT ORGANIZER TO REGISTER
ONE GUEST PER ATTENDEE

Jul
25
Wed
2018
Salem, MA: Coffee and Conversation Support Group @ Jaho Coffee & Tea
Jul 25 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

YOU are invited to get together for a relaxed mid-morning break! People with MS and their friends and family are encouraged to meet  and connect with others in the area who are living with MS.

Refreshments  are available for purchase or you can just join us for conversation! No need to register, we will have a large, open table.

Questions: please contact Amber at 800-344-4867, option 2, ext 87127.

Kernersville, NC: Newly Diagnosed and Minimally Affected Self-Help Group @ Main Street United Methodist Church
Jul 25 @ 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.

Raleigh, NC: Learn together, move forward together @ Rey's Restaurant
Jul 25 @ 6:30 pm

Speakers – Mitch Freedman, MD
Heath C., Patient Advocate
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
CONTACT ORGANIZER TO REGISTER
ONE GUEST PER ATTENDEE

Jul
26
Thu
2018
Chesapeake, VA: Moving & Stepping MS Support Group @ Great Bridge/Hickory Family YMCA
Jul 26 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Please contact the organizer for more information.

Cambridge, MA: Stay informed and empowered; together we are stronger @ Harvest Restaurant
Jul 26 @ 12:00 pm

Speaker – John Dolan, MD
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
CONTACT ORGANIZER TO REGISTER
ONE GUEST PER ATTENDEE

Goldsboro, NC: Stay informed and empowered; together we are stronger @ Logan's Roadhouse
Jul 26 @ 6:30 pm

Speaker – Robert Frere, MD
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
CONTACT ORGANIZER TO REGISTER
ONE GUEST PER ATTENDEE

Roanoke, VA: MS Self Helf Group @ The Roanoke Valley MS Support Group
Jul 26 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Self-help group for individuals with MS.

 

Jul
28
Sat
2018
Greensboro, NC: Listen. Learn. Live life with MS @ Ruth's Chris Steak House
Jul 28 @ 11:00 am

Speaker – David Meyer
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
CONTACT ORGANIZER TO REGISTER

Jul
31
Tue
2018
Chapel Hill, NC: Orange County Self-Help Group @ Seymour Senior Center, Room 204
Jul 31 @ 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.

Aug
1
Wed
2018
Newport News, VA: Peninsula Friends with MS Support Group @ Denbigh Church of Christ
Aug 1 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Meets 1st & 3rd Wednesdays of each month.

Contact the organizer for further information.

Aug
2
Thu
2018
Chesapeake, VA: Moving & Stepping MS Support Group @ Great Bridge/Hickory Family YMCA
Aug 2 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Please contact the organizer for more information.

Hampton, VA: African American Inspirational MS Support Group @ Hampton Public Library
Aug 2 @ 11:00 am

Self-help group for individuals with MS.

Aug
3
Fri
2018
Cave Spring, VA: THE COMPASS TO CARE: Partnering with and Understanding a Comprehensive MS Healthcare Team @ Holiday Inn - Roanoke
Aug 3 @ 6:15 pm – 8:30 pm

MS Views and News presents educational programs and extensive resources for people living with multiple sclerosis and their families. Pleased to be invited to share my journey and hope to inspire others to follow their passions as well. See details below:

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MS Views and News Invites you to attend an MS educational event in Roanoke, VA!

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

This is an educational program focused on empowerment through understanding the many aspects of living well with MS.
(RSVP required to attend – Please see below)

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

Will lead an interactive exercise session and demonstration.
Plus, he will discuss the impacts of incorporating physical fitness, for those living with MS.

35 mins + 10 mins Q&A

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Special Guest Speaker #2:
Mark Landrio, MD
Neurologist at Neurologic Associates in Winchester, VA

Will Discuss:
– What is a comprehensive healthcare team in relation to MS?
– How and when to extend your healthcare team to meet all your needs
– Importance of early multiple sclerosis treatment
– A look at MS relapse management and recovery
– Understanding Shared Decision Making with your healthcare team

45 mins + 25 mins Q&A

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Special Guest Speaker #3:
Paul Pelland, better known as LongHaulPaul
Motivational Speaker

Inspirational talk: “Life’s Lemons and Long Shots- You don’t have to come in first to be a winner”

No matter what life throws at you, there is a way to continue forward.
Entering the World’s Toughest Motorcycle Competition on the most unreliable bike ever built is a lot like everyday life with MS. A painfully humorous and inspiring story of overcoming monumental challenges with ingenuity and sheer will power.

25 mins + 10 mins Q&A

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Date: Friday, August 3rd, 2018
5:32pm – Check-in
6:13pm – Program Begins
Complimentary Dinner

Location: Holiday Inn – Roanoke
4468 Starkey Road
Roanoke, VA 24018

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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

Program supported by Sanofi Genzyme

Exhibitors: Sanofi Genzyme, Teva, MS Views and News

Aug
4
Sat
2018
Roanoke, VA: Multiple Sclerosis Relapse Symptoms: Understanding Your Treatment Choices @ Holiday Inn Tanglewood
Aug 4 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

This program will provide insights into multiple sclerosis and its symptoms, and discuss how to recognize them. Participants will also learn how to identify a relapse and discover some relapse treatment options that are available.

Aug
8
Wed
2018
Chicopee, MA: Chicopee Coffee & Conversation Support Group @ Arby's
Aug 8 @ 10:00 am

Fun, light conversation with lots of laughter.

Vienna, VA: Vienna Self-Help Group @ Vienna Presbyterian Church
Aug 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Aug
9
Thu
2018
Chesapeake, VA: Moving & Stepping MS Support Group @ Great Bridge/Hickory Family YMCA
Aug 9 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Please contact the organizer for more information.