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Upcoming Regional Events and Fundraisers

November

Cure JM Ohio/ Western Pennsylvania Chapter Kickoff Celebration

Sunday, November 19th, 3:00pm - 5:30pm EST
Strong Tie
2600 International Street
Columbus, OH 43228

Join us for the first event for our new chapter of Cure JM. Come Meet Other Families and Learn About the Latest in Juvenile Myositis Research and Programs.

Complimentary appetizers and snacks will be served at 3:00pm, a light dinner will be served at 5:00pm. And if you need to arrive late or leave early, no problem at all.

The Chapter Kickoff celebration will feature:

  • Supervised fun and activities for younger kids and a teen social area
  • Time for parents, grandparents, and other caregivers to connect with each other learn about the latest in Juvenile Myositis research and care
  • Cure JM Executive Director Jim Minow will present on the latest Cure JM research updates and initiatives
  • A local pediatric rheumatologist will present on topics of interest and hold a Q&A session

Please RSVP to . See you there!

CrowdRise Holiday Challenge - Giving Tuesday

Tuesday, November 28th, 12:01AM - Midnight (EST)

This is a "virtual" event, so you can participate without ever leaving your home. Contact to join the fun.

December

Louisiana Chapter Meet & Greet

Sunday, December 3rd, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Fellowship Church
14363 Hwy 73
Prairieville, Louisiana 70769

Join us for a family-fun afternoon with other Cure JM families! Complimentary burgers, pulled-pork sandwiches, desserts, and more will be served. There will be activities for kids and teens, and grandparents are welcome too. Cure JM Executive Director Jim Minow will also present an update on the latest JM research and initiatives for 2017 and 2018. We understand busy schedules, and families can come and go as needed. For more information or to RSVP, contact Shannon Malloy at .

2nd Annual New York Chapter Educational Event

Sunday, December 3rd, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
The Harrison
205 W. 76th Street (Between Broadway and Amsterdam)
New York, NY 10023

Please bring your child, siblings, grandparents, etc. There will be events planned for the children as well. This provides a great opportunity for the kids to bond with each other, in particular to discuss the challenges they face.

Please RSVP by November 24 to .

Southern California Chapter Kickoff Celebration

Sunday, December 10th, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
The home of Carol Schwartz and Rob Ramsey
2166 Canyon Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90068 (in Hollywood)

The kickoff celebration will feature:

  • Fun activities for kids and teens
  • Social time for parents, grandparents, and other caregivers to connect with each other and learn
  • Cure JM Executive Director Jim Minow will present an update on the latest Cure JM research updates and initiatives
  • A local pediatric rheumatologist will present on topics of interest to Cure JM families and hold a Q&A session with parents
  • Complimentary appetizers and kid-friendly snacks will be served. This is a "drop-in" event, please come and go as needed

To RSVP visit the Facebook event or contact Lauren Alvord, . See you there!

January, 2018

Houston Walk Strong to Cure JM™ Family Fun Event and Fundraising Walk

Saturday, January 13th, 2018
Rob Fleming Park
6055 Creekside Forest Drive
The Woodlands, TX 77389

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February, 2018

Inaugural Florida Walk Strong to Cure JM™ Family Fun Event and Fundraising Walk

Saturday, February 10th
Bill Frederick Park at Turkey Lake
3401 S Hiawassee Road
Orlando, FL 32835

Registration opens 9:00am. Walk Festivities begin 10:00am. Contact for more information.

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Spring, 2018

2nd Annual Central Texas Walk Strong to Cure JM™ Family Fun Event and Fundraising Walk

More information coming soon!

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May, 2018

2nd Annual Chicago Walk Strong to Cure JM™ Family Fun Event and Fundraising Walk

Sunday, May 6, 2018
St. James Farm Forest Preserve
Warrenville, IL

Join us for our 2nd annual Walk Strong™ event. Contact with any questions.

PARKING NOTE: Our parking entrance is on the east edge of the preserve. We have the Special Use Site/Pavilion (East Farm) which has a separate entrance. Our entrance can be found on Google Maps by entering “Hoy Ave & Illinois Prairie Path, Warrenville, IL”.

June, 2018

Cure JM Foundation 12th Annual National Family Conference

June 29th-July 1st, 2018
Key Bridge Marriott
1401 Lee Hwy
Arlington, VA 22209.
(Washington, D.C.Metro Area)

Conference activities begin Friday morning June 29th and will conclude Sunday afternoon July 1st. Activities will include:

  • Presentations on the latest JM research and treatments by the JM Medical Community
  • Workshops for Caregivers
  • Breakout sessions for Moms, Dads, Newly Diagnosed Families, Grandparents and Extended Family Members...
  • Special sessions and activities for tweens, teens and young adults
  • Kids Fun Camp
  • Washington, D.C. Walk Strong to Cure JMTM 2017 National Fundraising Event

CLICK HERE TO VISIT THE CONFERENCE WEBSITE

For questions contact .

July, 2018

2nd Annual Washington, D.C. Walk Strong to Cure JM™ Family Fun Event and Fundraising Walk

July 1st, 2018

This year's event will be held in conjunction with our National Family Conference, with families coming in from all around North America to participate. More details coming soon!

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

5th Annual Cowboy Brad Concert for Cure JM

Saturday, July 21, 2018; Festivities 4:00pm
YMCA of the Rockies, Hyde Chapel
2515 Tunnel Road
Estes Park, CO

At 4:00pm, families will meet in the shady picnic area at the Hyde Chapel for a picnic, social time, and yard games including gaga ball and washers. The family-friendly concert will be from 7:00pm-8:00pm. RSVP to .

September, 2018

2nd Annual New York Walk Strong to Cure JM™ Family Fun Event and Fundraising Walk

More information coming soon!

October, 2018

3rd Annual Seattle Walk Strong to Cure JM™ Family Fun Event and Fundraising Walk

Saturday October 6th, 2018
Marymoor Park, Velodrome
6046 West Lake Sammamish Pkwy NE
Redmond, WA 98052

More details coming soon! To get involved, contact .

2nd Annual New York Walk Strong to Cure JM™ Family Fun Event and Fundraising Walk

Sunday, October 14th, 2018

More information coming soon! Contact to learn more or get involved.

 

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