ATOMS Minutes 10-24-16

Tom opened the meeting with the announcements and mentioning the October birthdays.

A reminder of the upcoming events:

  • Nov 16 Copaxone, “Lean On Me:Building a support network” Noon;
  • Nov 20 ATOMS Nov Meeting, 2:30 p.m.;
  • Dec 4 ATOMS Holiday Party 2 p.m.;
  • Dec 13 CanDoMS Webinar at 7 p.m., Sleep & MS: Strategies for Improving your Zzz’s.

Tom passed around a phone/mailing list for everyone to update their information.

A video, Resilience: Addressing the Challenges of MS was shown. The manuals/books that discussed the video had been made available to everyone. A few extra books will be available next month on the brochure table, if anyone is interested in learning more about it. Also the video is available on YouTube, or included here with the minutes.

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The Xmas meeting will be Dec 4, and it is $8 for the meal. There is also a Secret Santa Gift Exchange – – Bring a gift, get a gift. Suggested limit of $10 for gifts. Please RSVP to Jody by Nov 30, so she’ll be able to tell the caterer how many will be attending.

One other announcement, a member needs transportation from Portland & NW 50th.

As mentioned earlier, the next meeting is Nov 20 at 2:30 p.m., St Stephens Presbyterian Church.