Jul
17
Tue
2018
Chester, VA: Listen. Learn. Live life with MS @ Pietro's Italian Restaurant
Jul 17 @ 6:30 pm

Speaker – Robert Shin
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
CONTACT ORGANIZER TO REGISTER

Jul
18
Wed
2018
Newport News, VA: Peninsula Friends with MS Support Group @ Denbigh Church of Christ
Jul 18 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Meets 1st & 3rd Wednesdays of each month.

Contact the organizer for further information.

Charlotte, NC: Listen. Learn. Live life with MS @ Maggiano's Little Italy
Jul 18 @ 12:00 pm

Speaker – Amy Dix
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
CONTACT ORGANIZER TO REGISTER

Jul
19
Thu
2018
Chesapeake, VA: Moving & Stepping MS Support Group @ Great Bridge/Hickory Family YMCA
Jul 19 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Please contact the organizer for more information.

Durham, NC: Evening Self-Help Group @ John F. Kennedy Towers, conference room
Jul 19 @ 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.

Henrico, VA: Stay informed and empowered; together we are stronger @ Maggiano's Little Italy
Jul 19 @ 6:00 pm

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

Fairfax, VA: Learn together, move forward together @ Hamrock's Restaurant
Jul 19 @ 6:30 pm

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

Jacksonville, NC: Onslow County Self-Help Group @ Onslow Memorial Hospital Education Building
Jul 19 @ 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.

Jul
20
Fri
2018
Winston Salem, NC: Learn together, move forward together @ Bleu Restaurant and Grill
Jul 20 @ 12:00 pm

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

Jul
23
Mon
2018
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
25
Wed
2018
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.

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.

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
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
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.

Bristol, VA: Mountain Empire Support Group of Bristol @ Bristol Public Library
Aug 9 @ 6:15 pm

Meets the 2nd Thursday of each month.

Contact the organizer for further information.

Aug
11
Sat
2018
Warrenton, VA: Fauquier Self-Help Group @ Fauquier Health System, Chestnut Room
Aug 11 @ 10:30 am
Aug
14
Tue
2018
Asheville, NC: BALANCE – An Educational Aspect Addressing the Many Aspects of Living Well with Mutiiple Sclerosis (MS) @ Doubletree by Hilton – Asheville-Biltmore
Aug 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:35 pm

A Unique (unbiased) MS educational program for patients and caregivers, addressing topics on how to live better with multiple sclerosis. Topics ranging from Nutrition and simple exercise to symptom management, shared decision making and more. To see a program flyer, contact us by email.. RSVP is required to attend this event – Visit www.events.msvn.org or call 1.888.871.1664

Aug
15
Wed
2018
Newport News, VA: Peninsula Friends with MS Support Group @ Denbigh Church of Christ
Aug 15 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Meets 1st & 3rd Wednesdays of each month.

Contact the organizer for further information.