November 2016

A.T.O.M.S. Newsletter  –  Vol 29 No 11

Co-Leaders:  Emily & Tom Teasdale  607-2861

Newsletter Editor:  Jody Bukacek  755-5756

Website Guru:  Alan Geiger

NEXT ATOMS MEETING

Sunday, November 20, 2016 from 2:30 P.M. till 4:00 P.M.

St Stephens Presbyterian Church

2424 NW 50th  (NW 50th & Villa)

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NMSS Update

This month our meeting will be our annual gathering with the National MS Society. Jason Klassen will be our guest speaker and he will give us an update on what is happening with the NMSS. We will also get a chance to meet some of the scholarship recipients. This promises to be an educational event. Click on the “Info” button below for information on Jason.

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December 4, 2016 is the annual holiday party and will start at 2:00 pm.  Once again,  Chip will be our caterer and for a change, he will be serving his specialty barbeque. For those wanting more of a traditional meal, Tom is making arrangements to have ham as well. The cost is $8 per person and if you plan on attending you must RSVP Jody by November 30. There will also be a voluntary gift exchange for anyone who wishes to participate and a maximum $10 limit on the gift.

April 22, 2017 is the day of the Central Oklahoma Walk MS and registration is now open. The event has moved to the Myriad Botanical Gardens in downtown Oklahoma City. The site will open at 9:00 am and the walk will begin at 10:00 am. Click on the “Info” button below for more event information.

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

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Can Do MS Webinars

Dec 13, (7:00 pm CST) Can Do MS Webinar:Sleep and MS: Strategies for Improving Your Zzz’s.

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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.

Nov 16, (12:00 pm To 2:00 pm) – Shared Solutions® (Copaxone®) is sponsoring an event titled “Lean On Me: Building a support network”, at the Hideaway Pizza; 577 Buchanan Ave.; Norman, OK 73069. For reservations call 1-800-887-8100.

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Dec 1, (12:00 pm) Novartis maker of Gilenya® is sponsoring an educational event titled “Moving Forward with Gilenya® (fingolimod): 5+ Years Since US Approval”. Gabriel Pardo MD will be the speaker and the event will be held at Pearl’s Oyster Bar; 5641 N. Classen Blvd.; OKC 73118. RSVP by December 1, 2016 by calling 866-682-7491.

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“Don’t be afraid of your fears. They’re not there to scare you. They’re there to let you know that something is worth it.”― C. JoyBell C.

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