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Upcoming Regional Events and Fundraisers

October

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

Saturday, October 7th
Marymoor Park, Velodrome
6046 West Lake Sammamish Pkwy NE
Redmond, WA 98052

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

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

Saturday, October 7th
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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Louisiana Chapter Meet & Greet

Sunday, October 8th, 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. This is a “drop-in” event and families can come and go as needed. For more information or to RSVP, contact Louisiana Chapter Vice President Sheila Harvey at .

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

Sunday, October 15th
The Arboretum at Green Hill Park
50 Skyline Drive
Worcester, MA 01605

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

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2nd Annual Cure JM Chicago Chapter Regional Medical Conference

Saturday, October 28th, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Ambria Nursing College
5210 Trillium Blvd.
Hoffman Estates, IL 60192

Featuring presentations on topics of interest to Cure JM families and Q&A with Megan L. Curran, MD, Attending Physician, Rheumatology; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and Kaveh Ardalan, MD Attending Physician, Rheumatology; Instructor in Pediatrics-Rheumatology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.

Please RSVP to Denise Koch, Cure JM Chicago Chapter President, at .

Minnesota Chapter Kickoff Celebration and Educational Event

Sunday, October 29th, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital South Building
Wilf Family Center on the 2nd Floor/Lobby Floor
2450 Riverside Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55454

This fun afternoon will include complimentary food, kids' activities, and teen social time. Dr. Colleen Correll of the University of Minnesota will speak about topics of interest to Cure JM families, including her project to collect parent and patient feedback to prioritize the top research priorities of Cure JM families. Cure JM Executive Director Jim Minow will also present an update on the latest JM research and initiatives for 2017 and 2018. This is a "drop in" event, and families should feel free to come and go as needed. Please RVSP to .

November

Christmas Shop for Cure JM

Saturday, November 4th, 9:00am - 3:00pm
Sacred Heart Elementary School
135 N Harrison Street
Warsaw, IN 46580

For more information, contact or visit our Facebook page.

Northern California Chapter Kickoff Celebration

Sunday, November 5th, 3:30pm - 6:00pm
St. John's Episcopal Church
1707 Gouldin Road
Oakland, CA

Come Meet Other Northern California JM Families and Learn About the Latest Exciting Juvenile Myositis Research and Programs!

The celebration will feature:

  • Fun activities for kids and teens, including runaround space for younger kids and an outdoor play structure
  • Social time for parents, grandparents, and other caregivers to connect with each other and learn about the latest in Juvenile Myositis research and care
  • 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/grandparents
  • Complimentary appetizers and kid-friendly snacks will be served at 3:30PM, and a light dinner will be served at 5:00PM

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!

Greater Dallas-Fort Worth and North Texas Walk Strong to Cure JM™ Family Fun Event and Fundraising Walk

Saturday November 11th
River Legacy Park
701 N.W. Green Oaks Blvd.
Arlington, TX 76006

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

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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

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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Spring, 2018

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

More information coming soon!

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May, 2018

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

More information coming soon!

June, 2018

Cure JM Foundation 12th Annual National Family Conference

June 29th-July 1st, 2018
Washington, D.C.

Save the date! Conference activities begin Friday morning June 29 and will conclude Sunday afternoon July 1. More information coming soon! For questions contact .

July, 2018

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

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

More information coming soon!

 

 

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