February 2017

A.T.O.M.S. Newsletter  –  Vol 30 No 2

Co-Leaders:  Emily & Tom Teasdale  607-2861

Newsletter Editor:  Jody Bukacek  755-5756

Website Guru:  Alan Geiger

NEXT ATOMS MEETING

Sunday, February 19, 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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Update: We’re having a paint party! Tom was unable to find a replacement speaker, so painting pictures will this month’s program. Canvas, paint and brushes will be provided, but no artist smocks so wear something that won’t matter if paint gets on it.

The optional painting guide is the delicious trio of Ice Cream Cones seen below.  Of course, you can paint whatever flavor or image strikes you!

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. Free parking and shuttle service to the event will be available. Click on the “Info” button below for more event information.

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Refreshment Volunteers

Refreshment volunteers for this 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


Mar 18,  Jumpstart Program – Oklahoma City

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

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Mar 14, (7:00 pm CST) Can Do MS Webinar: “Weight Management and Nutrition“.

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Mar 21, (7:00 pm CST) Can Do MS Webinar: “Knowing How to Navigate Leaving the Workforce“.

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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.

Feb 28 (6:30 pm) Sanofi Genzyme (Lemtrada) are having an educational event titled “Could Lemtrada Be Right For You?” Tania Reyna MD will be the speaker. The event will be held at: Iron Star Urban Barhecue; 3700 North Shartel; Oklahoma City, OK 73118. For more information and to register by clicking on the “Info” button below; no phone number has been provided.

    

Mar 21 (5:15 pm) Above MS brought to by Biogen,is having a live event titled “The Importance Of Staying On Therapy”. The location of the event is, Mama Roja Mexican Kitchen; 9219 Lake Hefner Drive; Oklahoma City OK 73120. to register for the event click on the “Info” button below or call 1-866-955-9999.

         

Mar 21 (6:30 pm) Sanofi Genzyme (Lemtrada) are having an educational event titled “Could Lemtrada Be Right For You?” Gabriel Pardo MD will be the speaker. The event will be held at: Ted’s Cafe Escondido -Banquet Room; 6900 North May Avenue; Oklahoma City, OK 73116. For more information and to register by clicking on the “Info” button below; no phone number has been provided.

    

Mar 22, (6:00 pm To 8:00 pm) – Shared Solutions® (Copaxone®) is sponsoring an event titled “Empower yourself: How to take a proactive approach”, at the Ted’s Cafe Escondido; 6900 N May Ave.; Oklahoma City, OK,73116. For reservations call 1-800-887-8100.

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Mar 31 (12:00 pm to 1:00 pm) (Check in 11:30 am) Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals (Acthar) is having an event titled “Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Relapse: Making Sense Of The Symptoms And The Science”.  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: MNK0004981

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April 13 (6:30 pm) Sanofi Genzyme (Lemtrada) are having an educational event titled “Could Lemtrada Be Right For You?” Tania Reyna MD will be the speaker. The event will be held at: The Meat Market Refectory; 2920 Northwest 63rd Street; Oklahoma City, OK 73116. For more information and to register by clicking on the “Info” button below; no phone number has been provided.

    

May 16 (6:30 pm) Sanofi Genzyme (Lemtrada) are having an educational event titled “Could Lemtrada Be Right For You?” Tania Reyna MD will be the speaker. The event will be held at: Cattlemen’s Special Event Center; 1325 South Agnew Avenue; Oklahoma City, OK 73108. For more information and to register by clicking on the “Info” button below; no phone number has been provided.

    

 

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