Aug
15
Wed
2018
Wisconsin Rapids, WI: River City MS Support Group @ Aspirus Doctors Clinic (2nd floor conference rm)
Aug 15 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Meets on the 3rd Wednesday of each month.

Contact the organizer for further details.

Atlanta, GA: Listen. Learn. Live life with MS @ Soho Restaurant
Aug 15 @ 6:00 pm

Speaker – Robert Gilbert
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Contact the organizer to register

Stanley, WI: Chippewa County Stanley Self-Help Group @ Alberta May's Restaurant
Aug 15 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Self-help group for individuals with MS and their friends and family.

Wisconsin Dells, WI: Listen. Learn. Live life with MS @ Field's Steak
Aug 15 @ 6:00 pm

Speaker – Jessica Szpak
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Contact the organizer to register

Aug
16
Thu
2018
Thomaston, Ga: TAMS ( Thomastonians Against MS) Support Group @ The Pie (party Room) Suite A
Aug 16 @ 12:30 pm

Meets the 3rd Thursday of each month

Contact the organizer for further information.

Brookfield, WI: Exploring Ocrevus for Primary Progressive MS @ Bravo Cucina Italiana
Aug 16 @ 12:00 pm

Pre-registration is required

Contact the organizer to register

Speaker: Bhupendra Khatri, MD

 

Atlanta, GA: MS & Diet: What Do We Know @ Shepard Center
Aug 16 @ 6:00 pm
Aug
20
Mon
2018
Eau Claire, WI: MS patient and caregiver educational program @ Johnny's Steak House
Aug 20 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Dr. Robert Jacoby from the Noran Clinic will be speaking and educating our guests on RRMS. Dr. Jacoby will discuss how to reevaluate your treatment to see whether it’s still meeting your needs. You will also learn about a once daily pill for MS>

Aug
21
Tue
2018
Green Bay , WI: Brown County N.E.W. Self-Help Group @ Aging and Disability Resource Center
Aug 21 @ 1:00 pm

Self-help group for individuals with MS and their friends and family.

Newnan, GA: Newnan MS Support Group @ Insignia of Newnan
Aug 21 @ 5:00 pm

Meets on the 2nd Tuesday of each month.

Contact the organizer for further details..

Thomasville, GA: Thomasville MS Support Group @ The Plaza Restaurant
Aug 21 @ 6:00 pm

We are here to listen, encourage, support each other& learnas we share experiences& information.

Contact the organizer for further information.

Aug
22
Wed
2018
Hudson, WI: MS patient and caregiver educational program @ Pier 500
Aug 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Dr. Angala Borders-Robinson from the Noran Clinic in Lake Elmo will be discussing MS and what details to share with your healthcare provider to complete the picture of your RRMS to help guide decisions that may lead to better care. You will also learn about a once-daily pill to treat RRMS.

Aug
27
Mon
2018
West Bend, WI: MS Circle of Hope Support Group of West Bend @ Chequamegon Clinic
Aug 27 @ 6:30 pm

Meetings are only held April through October due to winter weather conditions.

Contact the organizer for further details.

 

Sep
1
Sat
2018
Cumming, GA: MS Support Group @ Northside Hospital Forsyth - Building 400 Board Room
Sep 1 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Contact organizer for additional information
Associated with MSF

Sep
3
Mon
2018
Tomahawk, WI: Lincoln County Tomahawk Self-Help Group @ St. Mary's Corpus Christi Center
Sep 3 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Warner Robins, GA: Pediatric Support Group @ Houston Medical Center (lower level)
Sep 3 @ 6:30 pm

Meets on 1st Monday of each month.

Focus is on Pediatric MS.

Contact the organizer for further information.

Sep
4
Tue
2018
Cherry Log, GA: Cornerstone MS Support Group @ Cornerstone Baptist Church
Sep 4 @ 10:00 am

Meetings on First Tuesday of every month.

Contact the organizer for further details.

LaGrange, GA: LaGrange MS Support Group @ Enoch Callaway Cancer Clinic
Sep 4 @ 6:00 pm

Meets on the 1st Tuesday of every month.

Contact the organizer for further details.

Stevens Point: MS Circle of Hope Support Group of Stevens Point @ Community Industries Corporation
Sep 4 @ 6:00 pm

Meets on the 1st Tuesday of each month.

Contact the organizer for further information.

Sep
6
Thu
2018
Augusta, GA: BALANCE- Living Well with Multiple Sclerosis @ Augusta Marriott at the Convention Center
Sep 6 @ 6:15 pm – 8:30 pm

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

“BALANCE”
An Educational Experience Addressing the Many Aspects of Living Well with MS

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Special Guest Speaker #1:
Mitzi Williams, MD
Neurologist at Multiple Sclerosis Center of Atlanta

Will Discuss:
– An overview of multiple sclerosis (MS); increasing understanding for you and your care partner
– Understanding the impacts of early treatment upon diagnosis
– Symptom management- managing and addressing common MS symptoms to improve your daily life
– Extending your healthcare team to meet all your needs; developing a team that works for your individualized needs

52 minutes

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Special Guest Speaker #2:
Rebecca Rahn, PA-C, MSCS
MS Certified Physician Assistant and Assistant Director at MS Center of Augusta

Will Discuss:
– The emotional impacts of living with MS on the individual and the family unit
– Managing daily life challenges and demands emotionally
– A discussion on change and what it means to you

38 minutes

* Combined Q&A with Rebecca Rahn and Mitzi Williams, MD – following both talks

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Special Guest Speaker #3:
Jeffrey Segal, NSCA-CPT, CSCS, CPTS
Certified Personal Trainer and MS Exercise Specialist

Will Discuss:
– Staying active and living well
– Exercise and movement at any level to improve strength and flexibility
– An inspiring talk focusing on living well with MS and what you can do today

35 mins + Q&A

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Date: Thursday, September 6th, 2018
5:40pm – Check-in
6:15pm – Program Begins
Complimentary Dinner

Location: Augusta Marriott at the Convention Center
2 Tenth Street
Augusta, GA 30901
* PARKING to be paid by MS Views and News *
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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 with an educational grant from: Celgene and Sanofi Genzyme

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

Kenosha, WI: Kenosha County Self-Help Group @ St. Mary's Lutheran Church
Sep 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Sep
8
Sat
2018
Lancaster, WI: MS Support Group of Grant County (MSSGGC) @ Schreiner Memorial Library
Sep 8 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Meets on the 2nd Saturday of each month.

Contact the organizer for further information.

Sep
10
Mon
2018
Snellville, GA: MS Support Group – East Atlanta @ Hope and Life Church
Sep 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm

The Stay Low Campaign: MS Support Group is a self-help group that creates an opportunity for MS Fighters, their families and friends to support and share and their perspective on Multiple Sclerosis. The members of this group will gain new friendships and great emotional support as we learn from each other’s triumphs and obstacles. This group is free of charge and is proudly affiliated with the Multiple Sclerosis Focus Foundation.

Meetings are held every 2nd Monday from 7:00 – 8:15 pm and the first 15 minutes will be for light snacks and mingling.

Sep
11
Tue
2018
Wausau, WI: Mingle & Share MS Support Group @ Northcentral Technical College, Center for Business & Industry (Rm CBI103)
Sep 11 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am

Meets on the 2nd Tuesday of each Month.

Contact the organizer for further information.

Camilla, GA: MS Support Group @ Mitchell County Hospital (Community Room)
Sep 11 @ 6:00 pm

Contact organizer for additional information
Associated with MSF