July 2015

A.T.O.M.S. Newsletter  –  Vol 28 No 7

Co-Leaders:  Emily & Tom Teasdale  607-2861

Newsletter Editor:  Jody Bukacek  755-5756

Website Guru:  Alan Geiger


Sunday, July 19, 2015 from 3:15 P.M. to 5:00 P.M.

Johnnie’s Charcoal Broiler

2652 W. Britton Rd.


This is our month to have a late lunch/early dinner and some social time at Johnnie’s Charcoal Broiler on Britton Road just east of May Avenue.


National MS Society Fundraising Events

Aug 6th will be the National MS Society’s, Smarty Pants Trivia night at the Oklahoma History Center; the doors will open at 6 PM.  There will also be food, bar and a wine pull.  Tickets are $40 or you can get a team of 10 together.  This is really a fun event if you have never attended.

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Bike MS, The Road Divided is set for Sept. 26 & 27 and the National MS Society is looking for volunteers to help man rest stops for the hundreds of riders.  You can call the local National MS Society office, 488-1300, if you are interested.

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Medication Seminars

As an affiliate with the NMSS, while we do not endorse specific drugs, there are a few educational events coming up that may be of interest to you.

July 27 – Shared Solutions (Copaxone) is offering a special event titled “Strength Through Knowledge: Managing Your Expectations” Monday July 27, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm, at Van’s Pig Stand; 1991 Tower Rd.; Moore, OK 73160. You can call Shared Solutions at (800) 887-8100.

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July 29 – Rebif are having a seminar “Getting To Know Your Options” with Dr. Gabriel Pardo speaking July 29, from 6:00 pm to 7:45 pm. The event is being held at the Deep Fork Grill; 5418 North Western Avenue; OKC 73118. For reservations call 1-877-969-1722.

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July 30 – Genzyme (Aubagio) is also offering a program with speaker Annette Howard, on Thursday, July 30th, 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm at Iron Star Urban Barbeque, 3700 North Shartel, Oklahoma City, OK 73118.

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Aug 19 – Rebif is having an educational event titled “Get the Facts: MRIs and MS”. The event starts at 6:00 pm and ends at 7:45 pm. Dr. Gabriel Pardo will be speaking at Olive Garden; 2639 West Memorial Rd.; OKC 73134. To RSVP call 1-877-969-1722 or click on the “Call: button below.

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Aug 20 – Biogen (Avonex, Plegridy, Tecfidera) is having a seminar titled, ”Beyond MS Basics” starting at 6:30 pm. Lottinvilles Wood Grill; 801 Signal Ridge Dr.; Edmond 73013, is the location of the event. Call 1-800-456-2255 or click on the “Call” button for more information.

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Aug 26 – Genzyme (Aubagio) is sponsoring an educational event titled “Listen. Learn. Live life with MS”. The event takes place from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm at Charleston’s; 5608 West Memorial Rd.; OKC 73142 with speaker David Meyer.

To register for the event visit Aubagio.com or click on the “info” button below for a direct link to the registration page.

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MS Connections

The South Central MS Region encourages people to connect with the Wellness Group on line thru MSConnection.org.


Quote For The Month

Unity is strength… when there is teamwork and collaboration, wonderful things can be achieved. – Mattie Stepanek