The National MS Society helps each person affected by MS in our area address the challenges of living with MS. We do so by raising funds for cutting-edge research, driving change through advocacy, facilitating professional education and providing programs and services that empower people with MS and their families to move their lives forward.
Chapter Awards Announced
The Greater Delaware Valley Chapter is proud to announce the recipients of its 2013 awards. The awards were presented at the annual meeting held earlier this month in Philadelphia. Congratulations to our very deserving winners!
The Thacher Longstreth Award: Ian Harris
Through Bike MS and Walk MS, Ian has helped raise more than $170,000 since 2005 – including funds generated through the Great 8 cycling tour.
Volunteer of the Year: Cindy Carmona
Cindy is the founder of the Success with MS Connections group, a VIP Walk Team Leader and a member of the Grings Mill Walk Committee.
Professional Impact Award: Dr. Lamar Freed
A psychologist, Dr. Lamar Freed leads a Men with MS group, he holds monthly teleconference calls with support group leaders and he hosts a monthly newly diagnosed support group.
Corporation of the Year: Total Rehab and Fitness
Based in Cherry Hill, TRF is making a lasting impact on the quality of life of many people living with MS; patients come from all over the area to access their multi-disciplinary approach to care.