ME/CFS & FM Awareness Event: Planting Seeds of Hope
Saturday, May 17, 2014 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM (MDT)
Salt Lake City, Utah
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
PLANTING SEEDS OF HOPE
Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) & Fibromyalgia (FM)
A Patient and Family Awareness Event Sponsored by OFFER
Sat. May 17, 2014
OFFER is "Planting Seeds of Hope" to commemorate ME/CFS and FM Awareness Day this year by hosting an open house. Join us to connect with other patients and families and learn about CURRENT information on a variety of illness management topics at the Information Stations. Tickets are not required but we need you to RSVP to ensure adequate chairs and materials will be available.
AGENDA AND ACTIVITIES
Presentation: Lucinda Bateman, MD, OFFER Executive Director and Fatigue Consultation Clinic Physician will give a brief presentation at 1:30 p.m. and will repeat it at 3 p.m.
Information Stations: Do you find it hard to keep-up on research for ME/CFS & FM? OFFER assembled a team of volunteer researchers to collect and tailor it just for you. Current information will be available on topics including Nutrition, Self-help, Caregiving, Emergency Preparedness and more.
Youth: A special room for youth and young adult patients to connect with one another. Therapy animals will also be there.
OFFER Boutique: The OFFER Boutique will have many quality items to purchase that offer inspiration and reminders of support and turtle fun: frames, jewelry, towels and children's items to name a few.
Drawings: Our sponsors are donating gifts to be given away through drawings throughout the afternoon: Barnes & Noble, Edible Arrangements, Wintersteiger, Rumbi's + massages, financial reviews, and many more!
Refreshments: Light refreshments will be tasty and healthy including some gluten and sugar-free selections, plus fresh made-on-the-spot popcorn.
OFFER Patient Conference: Register for the ME/CFS and FM patient conference scheduled for September 13, 2014. Information on the healthcare provider conference will be available for patients to give to their healthcare providers.
There will be plenty of chairs, tables and gathering areas to sit and
rest and to share information and friendship.
DIRECTIONS and TRANSPORTATION
Division of Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired: 250 North 1950 West, Salt Lake City
Traveling by Car: Easy to find - one block north of North Temple, two blocks west of Redwood Rd.
Traveling by TRAX: Route 704 Green Line - stop at 1940 West Station located on North Temple
Traveling by Bus: Route 217 stops directly at the Division of Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired
For more complete information on public transportation routes and schedules see: rideutah.com
Donations are deeply appreciated to help fund OFFER's
expanding education and support programs.
When & Where
OFFER - Organization for Fatigue & Fibromyalgia Education & Research