Have a safe and happy Independence Day!
Calling all artists!
Greater Delaware Valley Chapter invites artists to submit their works to
help raise funds for the fight against MS. If selected, your art will be
featured on the front cover of memorial and tribute cards, with a short
biography on the back cover.
The winning artists will be profiled in the fall edition of MSConnection. Artwork may also be exhibited at the
chapter’s Annual Meeting in November.
>Candidates may submit up to three works of original art
in each category of Memorial and Tribute
>Deadline for entries is September 1, 2012
>Send jpegs of your artwork with the title and medium
listed as well as your name, email and phone number to email@example.com with the
subject line "Art Entry"
more information, contact Kristina McGraw at 215-271-1500.
know that our community fundraisers now have access to the same fundraising tools as our event teams? If you're
planning a fundraiser to benefit the National MS Society, you can set up your own personal fundraising Web page where you
can recruit additional participants and collect donations securely online.
This tool is not for people who are fundraising for an event like Challenge
Walk MS or Bike MS.
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ACCLAIM study still seeking participants
The ACCLAIM study is a clinical trial to test whether
abatacept can stop or delay the progression of relapsing-remitting MS. The
study is recruiting participants aged 18-65 to take part in the trial at
the University of Pennsylvania.
If you're interested, contact Vanessa
Zimmerman at 215-349-5162 or by email.
Click here to learn more about the study and
Pa. resident S. A. McIntyre is a fiction author who's trying to
raise money for the National MS Society with her second book Mercy's Mansion. She has decided to donate 10% of
net proceeds from the sale of each book back to the Greater Delware Valley
Chapter. Plus, anyone who buys a copy from Amazon.com with our special link will help us doubly, as we'll get an
additional donation back from Amazon.
McIntyre is doing this for her son, who was
diagnosed with MS in April, but had been living with the symptoms for much
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