Jul
18
Wed
2018
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

St. Louis, MO: Talk MS @ Weber Road Library
Jul 18 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Kirkwood, MO: Stay informed and empowered; together we are stronger @ Sunset 44
Jul 18 @ 6:00 pm

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

Jul
19
Thu
2018
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.

Brentwood, MO: Listen. Learn. Live life with MS @ Bonefish Grill
Jul 19 @ 6:00 pm

Speaker – Emily Evans
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
CONTACT ORGANIZER TO REGISTER

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.

Brentwood, MO: The Importance of a Proven Therapy @ Bonefish Grill
Jul 25 @ 5:30 pm

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
11
Sat
2018
Washington, DC: Washington DC Self-Help Group @ Lamond-Riggs Library
Aug 11 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Aug
14
Tue
2018
Independence, MO: Our MS Lunch Bunch @ Perkins Family Restaurant
Aug 14 @ 1:00 pm

Our MS Lunch Bunch is a social group that meets the second Tuesday of each month at 1 PM at the Perkins Family Restaurant, 3939 S. Bolger Rd., in Independence MO.  Support groups are a great way to meet others who care and understand what it’s like living with MS. Our support group believes meetings can be fun as well as educational. Come join us for some good food, friendship and a fun time. Family, friends and those who care are welcome to join us.

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

Joplin, MO: Joplin Area Multiple Sclerosis Support Group @ St. John's Regional Foundation
Aug 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Aug
15
Wed
2018
St. Louis, MO: Talk MS @ Weber Road Library
Aug 15 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Aug
16
Thu
2018
Durham, NC: Evening Self-Help Group @ John F. Kennedy Towers, conference room
Aug 16 @ 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
Aug 16 @ 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.

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
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
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
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
8
Sat
2018
Washington, DC: Washington DC Self-Help Group @ Lamond-Riggs Library
Sep 8 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Sep
11
Tue
2018
Independence, MO: Our MS Lunch Bunch @ Perkins Family Restaurant
Sep 11 @ 1:00 pm

Our MS Lunch Bunch is a social group that meets the second Tuesday of each month at 1 PM at the Perkins Family Restaurant, 3939 S. Bolger Rd., in Independence MO.  Support groups are a great way to meet others who care and understand what it’s like living with MS. Our support group believes meetings can be fun as well as educational. Come join us for some good food, friendship and a fun time. Family, friends and those who care are welcome to join us.

Joplin, MO: Joplin Area Multiple Sclerosis Support Group @ St. John's Regional Foundation
Sep 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm