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

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

Oct
2
Tue
2018
Madison, WI: THE COMPASS TO CARE: Partnering with and Understanding a Comprehensive MS Healthcare Team @ The Madison Concourse Hotel
Oct 2 @ 6:15 pm – 8:30 pm

MS Views and News invites you to attend a free and informative educational event about multiple sclerosis in Madison, WI!

“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:
Bhupendra Khatri, MD
Neurologist and MS Specialist at Center For Neurological Disorders

Will Discuss:
– What is it like living with MS today?
– Understanding the importance of a comprehensive healthcare team
– Keeping up-to-date and communicating your needs with a comprehensive healthcare team
– Learning about a true MS relapse
– Shared decision making between you and your healthcare provider

45 min. presentation + 30 min. Q&A

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Special Guest Speaker #2:
Jeffrey Segal, NSCA-CPT, CSCS, CPTS
Certified Personal Trainer and MS Exercise Specialist

Will Discuss:
– An INTERACTIVE introduction to movement and physical fitness in
MS at any level
– Learning about the benefits of staying active
– Adaptive exercises that you can incorporate into your daily life.

35 min. presentation + 10 min. Q&A

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Date: Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018
5:50pm – Registration
6:22pm – Program Begins
Complimentary Dinner

Location: The Madison Concourse Hotel
One West Dayton Street
Madison, WI 53703

* Please self-park underground at this hotel event location – WE will pay your self-parking expenses *

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R.S.V.P. Required
Register ONLINE at: www.events.msvn.org
If you do not have internet, please call (786)296-8777 to leave a message. Messages get answered within 24-72 hours. It is BEST to register online.

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

This program is provided and supported by MS Views and News, a 501C3 not for profit organization

Oct
27
Sat
2018
Plantation, FL: Champions Tackling MS “Country Chic” BENEFIT @ Renaissance Fort Lauderdale-Plantation Hotel
Oct 27 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

MS Views and News’s Annual Champions Tackling MS Benefit will be held on Saturday, October 27th, 2018 in Plantation, FL!

Show your support! Join us on this special evening honoring champions living with multiple sclerosis (MS) who continue to inspire through leading positive and impactful lives:

– Julie Roberts: Country Singer and MS Patient Advocate
– Paul Pelland “LongHaulPaul”: MS Patient Advocate, “One million miles for MS”

Join us for a live performance by Julie Roberts, dinner, dancing, open bar, silent auction, special VIP opportunity and more!

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The Champions Tackling MS “Country Chic” Benefit will support the continued work and efforts of MS Views and News, a 501(c)3 not for profit organization. Our commitment is to continue to provide life-enhancing and impactful multiple sclerosis education, resources, and services to thousands affected by MS. All educational events, webinars, and resources that we provide to our MS community are free, and always will be.

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* Early-bird special: $165 per guest (if purchased before September 21st)
* Regular ticket: $175 per guest (if purchased on or after September 21st)
* VIP Package: $250 per guest (VIP Package includes a private 10 minute meet-and-greet with country music singer, Julie Roberts! Have a drink with her one-on-one and receive a complimentary copy of Julie’s book, autographed.)

* This is a formal evening event. Don’t forget to dress to impress!

Please join us! To RSVP, visit: www.champions.msvn.org
For sponsorship opportunities visit: www.champions.msvn.org

Unable to register through our website? Please email us at champions@msvn.org or call (1-888) 871-1664

If you are unable to attend, but would still like to make a contribution, please visit: http://www.donations.msviewsandnews.org

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT, IT MEANS EVERYTHING TO US!