SUPPORT GROUP MEETINGS

DC/MD/VA Support Group Meeting

When:  Saturday, June 24, 2017 at 11:am

Where:  UM Baltimore Washington Medical Center, 301 Hospital Dr., Glen Burnie, MD 21061

Courtney Conference Center, 8th Floor

Park out front or in the parking garage adjacent to the main entrance and proceed to the visitors desk to obtain a visitor’s bracelet.  This meeting is scent-free please.

 Questions?  Contact Maria Dastur

mastcellfriends@gmail.com

 


MINNESOTA/MIDWEST Support Group Meeting

When:  Saturday July 22 2017, 2:15

Where:  Country  Inn & Suites Board Room

5995 Rice Creek Pkwy
Shoreview, MN 55126
(Off Hwy 35W exit 31A)

This meeting will be focused on supporting each other, with lots of questions and answers, and time to chat and mingle.   This meeting room can hold 60 people, please note no perfumes, no hand sanitizers, or smelly personal hygiene products can be worn.  Bring your own beverages or any snacks you may need.  Please no nuts in any form.  There will be an opportunity to sign up for free membership with The Mastocytosis Society, and to get information for your physicians and families.  We hope to see everyone there!

Please RSVP to Kristine Greer or Melissa Lovett at minnesotasupport@tmsforacure.org


CHICAGO Support Group Meeting

When:  Saturday July 29, 12:00-4:00 (NOTE: Pre-arranged patient interviews would be held from 10:30-noon)

Where:  Dole Branch of Oak Park Library, 255 Augusta Street, Oak Park, IL 60302

Speaker:  Dr. Marla Barkoff, MD, Endrocrinologist, will be speaking about Nutrition.

Patient and caregivers of individuals with  suspected or diagnosed mast cell disorder are all welcome.

RSVP:  There are a limited amount of seats available, so must RSVP to Cheri Smith at scoach62@hotmail.com for more information about attending please.  Reminder, this meeting is scent-free!


NASHVILLE Support Group Meeting

Saturday July 29, 12:00-4:00pm

When:  Rescheduled to Saturday September 16, 10:00-4:00

Where:  Hermitage Library, 3700 James Kay Lane, Hermitage, TN  37076

Speaker:  Dr. Theoharides, MD

Patients and caregivers of individuals with a suspected or diagnosed mast cell disorder are all welcome.

RSVP:  There are a limited amount of seats available so must RSVP to Cheri Smith at Scoach62@hotmail.com for more information about attending please.
This meeting is scent-free please!


INDIANA Support Group meeting

When:  (Time to be determined), September 30, 2017
Where:  Avon Town Hall, 6570 E. US 36 (Rockville Rd), Avon, IN 46123
Patients and caregivers of individuals with a suspected or diagnosed mast cell disorder are all welcome.
Please eat before you come.  Please do not wear fragrances!
I have not pinned down the time for now. I am working on getting my specialist to speak, so once I know if that will happen I will give you the exact time!
RSVP to Pam Hodge  alwaysathome@sbcglobal.net

KANSAS CITY AREA Support Group Meeting

When: Saturday, October 28, 2017, 10:00 am. – 4:00 pm

Where: Liberty Hospital, 2521 Glenn Hendren Drive, Liberty, MO 64068

Room: Auditorium

Speakers:

Dr. Abdulraheem Yacoub, MD Hematology

Dr. Selina Gierer, MD Allergy/Immunology (pending)

Jessica Hamilton, PhD, Licensed Psychologist (to speak to caretakers during their breakout session)

Patients and caregivers of individuals with a suspected or diagnosed mast cell disorder are all welcome.

RSVP:  There are a limited amount of seats available so must RSVP to Cheri Smith at Scoach62@hotmail.com for more information about attending please.    This meeting is scent-free please!