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 $130,000 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.
Check out our upcoming events below and click the links to register. Visit our chapter calendar for more.
Nov 28 - Thanksgiving Day Run/Walk for MS Now celebrating it's 35th year, the Thanksgiving Day Run/Walk for MS has become an important holiday tradition for many families from Delaware and the surrounding areas. This fun event includes competitive 5K and 10K runs as well as a non-competitive 5K walk and a kiddie fun run. Each event is led by Santa and Mrs. Claus, and the 5K and 10K events take participants throughout Wilmington and include portions of the scenic Brandywine Park. After the events, participants enjoy lots of delicious food and beverages and a chance to take photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus as well as our giant Turkey! Learn more.
Dec. 4 - Living Well with MS Fall Teleconference Series
Join us from the comfort of your own home for the northwest region's fall teleconference series 'Living Well with MS'. This free educational series will discuss a diverse range of topics for people living with MS, including coping with MS pain, the emotional and physical health of caregivers, and MS research. Teleconferences take place from 7 to 8 p.m. Learn more
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