JULY 2013 VIDEO
Cohn Weil Memorial
MS Golf Outting
Watch on YouTube
You can also view the entire presentation by clicking here
Don't forget, fundraising for Walk MS continues through September 30
. Register and mark your calendars for our Fall Walk MS events taking place on Sunday, September 8
, in Peoria
BIKE MS SAVE THE DATE
Can’t wait for next year? Bike MS 2014 will be on June 21-22, 2014
in Dekalb, IL.
Do It Yourself Fundraising is an opportunity for people with a deep commitment to the MS cause to raise awareness and critical funds for the MS Movement in new and creative ways.
Volunteers are needed for the following special events:
August 10 - Volunteers are key to making the MS Slugfest softball tournament a success. Help plan the event, cheer for players, run day-of-event activities, and so much more.
September 8 - Get involved in Walk MS by volunteering at either
Peoria or Urbana locations. Assist with registration, rest stops, route and
site support and more!
Stay Connected with Volunteer News
Join our Facebook
Volunteer Group to learn about volunteer opportunities for the Greater
IL Chapter, to connect with fellow volunteers and be inspired to volunteer.
BIKE MS 2013
Despite a little bit of rain, Bike MS was a huge success. Thanks to everyone involved in
the weekend, we have heard great feedback! Don’t forget that fundraising
continues through September 30, with
a July 31 deadline to qualify for
prizes. Check out photos from the weekend!
MS FAMILY STORIES
MS Family Stories featuring Allison Redfern, author of Porcelain Angel will be held July 27 from 4 to 6 p.m. The program takes place at the Frick Center Building (Alexander Room) on the campus of Elmhurst College, 190 S. Prospect Ave. Elmhurst, IL. The program is free and refreshments will be provided. Register today!
TELECONFERENCE ON AUGUST 12
Probiotics and MS. Understand probiotics as treatment options. Learn about the hygiene hypothesis and what it has to do with MS; hear about research projects in MS based on the hygiene hypothesis.
MS SLUGFEST AUGUST 10
MS Slugfest is a coed, 16-inch softball tournament in Chicago's Mt. Greenwood Park. Create a team with friends and family for a day of fun.
WOMEN ON THE MOVE AUGUST 19
Purchase tickets today to Women on the Move Luncheon honoring Justine Fedak, Senior Vice President and Head of Brand, Advertising and Sponsorships for BMO Financial Group, North America, as our 2013 Woman on the Move.
REGIONAL RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM
The Greater Illinois Chapter invites you to attend a free, half-day Regional Research Symposium featuring top researchers with the latest news and trends in MS research on Saturday, August 24, at Paradice Hotel in East Peoria.
A WORKSHOP SERIES FOR NEWLY DIAGNOSED
Have you been diagnosed with MS within the last two years? Success with MS is
a program that covers a wide range of topics on living with an MS diagnosis.
This free two-part program takes place on Mondays, September 9 & 16
from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m., at the University of Chicago campus in Hyde Park. Attendance at both sessions is required. Register today!
SAVE THE DATE
Our upcoming Family Day at the Museum of Science and Industry takes place on Saturday, September 21.
Registration will be open in August.
JOIN A COMMITTEE
Now is a great time to consider joining a
committee with Fall Walk MS right around the corner. Committee members are huge
contributors to planning the event, spreading the word about Walk MS and
helping out at the sites day-of.
For more information, please contact Kelley
Moran at 312.423.1118 or firstname.lastname@example.org
PAVE the Way: Participate | Advocate | Volunteer | Educate
National MS Society, Greater Illinois Chapter
525 West Monroe Street, Suite 900, Chicago IL 60661
1.800.344.4867 | MSillinois.org | MSillinois@gmail.com