September 2016

A.T.O.M.S. Newsletter  –  Vol 29 No 9

Co-Leaders:  Emily & Tom Teasdale  607-2861

Newsletter Editor:  Jody Bukacek  755-5756

Website Guru:  Alan Geiger


Sunday, September 18, 2016 from 11:00 A.M. till 3:00 P.M.

Edwards Park Pavilion

1515 N. Bryant


Ice Cream In The Park

Our September meeting is scheduled to be our third annual Ice Cream Social at Edwards Park off the I-35 Service Road, between NE 10th and NE 23rd.  This is the same park we had our May picnic and the same pavilion.  The pavilion is reserved between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m..

Bring your favorite topping and don’t forget the spouse and kids.

Edwards Park Pavillion

Don’t worry about rain, the pavilion shown above has a huge cover and dedicated restrooms within the pavilion.


Use the map above and click on it to get directions.

NEW:  Check out the minutes from each meeting on this website.

Also in September, is the MS Bike event, September 24th & 25th. Tom and Emily are sponsoring a rest stop on Sunday. Tom talked at the August meeting about some of the other aspects of the Bike event and volunteering. A sheet was provided seeking volunteers at the event and what’s available. Everyone can get involved. Contact Tom to find out more about helping him and Emily at their booth/rest stop. Contact Jason Klassen, Programs & Services Coordinator, at 1-918-488-0882 x 35113, to find out more about helping at other locations.


The Get-Away Weekend Trip at the Post Oak Lodge in Tulsa is on the third weekend in October. We discussed canceling the October meeting, which falls on the same date, but some others in the group wanted to go ahead and change the October meeting to the 4th weekend, since they weren’t going to be able to attend the Get Away Trip.

ADDED: If you are interested in attending the Get Away trip in Tulsa that weekend, Oct 14-16, purchase your tickets  by calling 1-800-344-4867, (or on a cell phone, click on the call button below), choose Option 1.  Or go to the website (click on the “Info” button below).  Tickets are $5. 

Call      Info

Make your room reservation by calling (918) 425-2112, or on your cell phone, click on the call button below.  Rooms are $93/night. Reservations can also be reserved through their website, (click on “info” button below). Be sure to mention the Group ID #1629.

Call      Info      Map

The theme for this year’s event is “Murder Mystery”.


Can’t see the video above? Click on the “Video” button below for a link.


Can Do MS Webinars

Oct 11, (7:00 pm CST) Can Do MS Webinar: Support Partners and families


Nov 8, (7:00 pm CST) Can Do MS Webinar: Diet and Multiple Sclerosis: A Neurologist’s Perspective


Medication Seminars

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

Sep 29, (6:00 pm To 8:30 pm) – Genzyme (Aubagio) is sponsoring an educational event titled “Listen, Learn, Live Life With MS” at Iron Star; 3700 North Shartel; Oklahoma City, OK 73118. Yashma Patel, will be the speaker discussing relapsing forms of MS, provide an overview of a once-daily oral therapy called Aubagio, and inform patients of available support. For reservations call 1-866-703-6293, reference program TR382431 or use the “Info” button link below.

Call     Info     Map


“You cannot always wait for the perfect time. Sometimes you must dare to jump.” –  @Quote_Soup

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