January 2017

A.T.O.M.S. Newsletter  –  Vol 30 No 1

Co-Leaders:  Emily & Tom Teasdale  607-2861

Newsletter Editor:  Jody Bukacek  755-5756

Website Guru:  Alan Geiger

NEXT ATOMS MEETING

Sunday, January 15, 2017 from 2:30 P.M. till 4:00 P.M.

St Stephens Presbyterian Church

2424 NW 50th  (NW 50th & Villa)

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For the first meeting of the year Jason Klassen from the National MS Society will be our guest speaking about “Behavioral Health Fitness -or- Staying positive in the midst of everything else”. For more information about Jason, you can click on the button below.

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National MS Society Fundraising

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. Update: Free parking and shuttle service to the event will be available.

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Refreshment Volunteers

Refreshment volunteers for next year’s meetings are needed; you can sign up online now, just click on the button below.

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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

Jan 10, (7:00 pm CST) Can Do MS Webinar:”GPS For Your MS”.

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Feb 15, (7:00 pm CST) Can Do MS Webinar:Sleep and MS: “Negotiating Reasonable Accommodations”.

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Feb 28, (7:00 pm CST) Can Do MS Webinar: “Discrimination on the Job“.

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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.

Jan 13 (12:00 pm to 1:00 pm) (Check in 11:30 am) Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals (Acthar) is having an event titled “MS Relapse Symptoms: Understanding your Treatment choices”.  The event is being held at: Iron Star Urban Barbecue; 3700 N. Shartel Ave.; OKC 73118.  The presentation is by: Alok Pasricha MD, Utica Park Clinic. To RSVP call 877-219-0410, use Program ID: MNK0004346

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