Aug
20
Mon
2018
Virginia Beach, VA: Could Lemtrada be right for you? @ The Butcher's Son
Aug 20 @ 12:00 pm

Speaker – Barbara Bishop

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

CONTACT ORGANIZER TO REGISTER

Aug
21
Tue
2018
Mclean, VA: A Treatment Option for Relapsing Forms of MS @ Seasons 52
Aug 21 @ 12:15 pm
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.

Henrico, VA: Listen. Learn. Live life with MS @ West Coast Provisions
Aug 22 @ 6:30 pm

Speaker – Thomas Smith
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

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Aug
23
Thu
2018
Chesapeake, VA: Moving & Stepping MS Support Group @ Great Bridge/Hickory Family YMCA
Aug 23 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Please contact the organizer for more information.

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

McLean, VA: Listen. Learn. Live life with MS @ Capital Grille
Aug 23 @ 12:00 pm

Speaker – James Simsarian
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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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Cave Spring, VA: Placing MRI Into Focus @ Holiday Inn Roanoke-Tanglewood
Aug 23 @ 6:00 pm

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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

Roanoke, VA: MS Self Helf Group @ The Roanoke Valley MS Support Group
Aug 23 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Self-help group for individuals with MS.

 

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

Aug
27
Mon
2018
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
McLean, VA: The Importance of a Proven Therapy @ Maggiano's Little Italy
Aug 28 @ 5:30 pm

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

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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.

Aug
30
Thu
2018
Chesapeake, VA: Moving & Stepping MS Support Group @ Great Bridge/Hickory Family YMCA
Aug 30 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Please contact the organizer for more information.

Sep
5
Wed
2018
Newport News, VA: Peninsula Friends with MS Support Group @ Denbigh Church of Christ
Sep 5 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Meets 1st & 3rd Wednesdays of each month.

Contact the organizer for further information.

Sep
6
Thu
2018
Chesapeake, VA: Moving & Stepping MS Support Group @ Great Bridge/Hickory Family YMCA
Sep 6 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Please contact the organizer for more information.

Hampton, VA: African American Inspirational MS Support Group @ Hampton Public Library
Sep 6 @ 11:00 am

Self-help group for individuals with MS.

Sep
8
Sat
2018
Warrenton, VA: Fauquier Self-Help Group @ Fauquier Health System, Chestnut Room
Sep 8 @ 10:30 am
Sep
13
Thu
2018
Chesapeake, VA: Moving & Stepping MS Support Group @ Great Bridge/Hickory Family YMCA
Sep 13 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Please contact the organizer for more information.

Bristol, VA: Mountain Empire Support Group of Bristol @ Bristol Public Library
Sep 13 @ 6:15 pm

Meets the 2nd Thursday of each month.

Contact the organizer for further information.