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Pittsburgh Women on the Move Luncheon


September 26, 2018
10:30 AM - 2:00 PM

In Person

LeMont Restaurant
1114 Grandview Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15211
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Women On the Move – Pittsburgh

A Luncheon that Feeds Awareness

We invite you to an inspirational afternoon. Support amazing women who have been affected by MS by joining us for the Women on the Move Luncheon. Our goal is simple: To raise funds for and awareness of multiple sclerosis.

Keynote Speaker

Cheryl Hile
Cheryl Hile

I was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) in October 2006. Within a year, demyelination had weakened the electrical signal from my brain to my right shin. Because of that, I constantly felt like I was going to stub my toes while running. During a race, I started tripping and falling, and finished the run with bloody knees. Soon after, I learned the falling was due to foot drop, a common symptom of MS. I wanted to find a way to keep running, but my neurologist told me to ‘lower [my] expectations.’ Those words did not settle well with me, so I searched on my own for a solution. Read more from Cheryl ›

Why should women get involved with this event?

Did you know that three-quarters of the people living with MS are women? Women are also the ones who often provide care for their loved ones living with MS. If you are a woman interested in meeting other women who are taking the lead to change the face of MS, this luncheon is for you!

Ask from the Heart

An important aspect of the luncheon will be raising funds for cutting-edge research, that drives change through advocacy, facilitates professional education, collaborates with MS organizations around the world, and provides services designed to help people with MS and their families move their lives forward.

Women throughout the Pittsburgh area are invited to join the movement, supporting amazing women that have been affected by MS through a premier fundraising luncheon. Along with your support, the National MS Society connects and finds local resources and information to help people live their best lives.

Thank you to our 2018 Presenting Sponsors

UPMC - Life Changing Medicine UPMC Health Plan

Attend the 2018 Women on the Move Luncheon

Support amazing women who have been affected by MS by joining us for the Women On the Move Luncheon! Individual tickets are $125, and patronages (which include a 10:00am reception with Keynote Speaker Cheryl Hile) are $250.

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Volunteer Committee

The volunteer committee helps make important decisions and plans about the event, such as a place, date & time, and securing auction items. If you would be interested in joining the Volunteer committee or have questions, please contact Anne Mageras at 412-261-6347, ext. 63203, or by email at

Steering Committee

Event Co-Chairs:
• Joan Campasano Hoover  • Sandy Bettor & Nancy Weiland

• Amy Acheson  • Arlene Sokolow  • Beth Kuhn  • Cathy Mallery  • Colleen Travis  • Ellie Bernstein  • Betsy Teti  • Karen Gonzales  • Janet Cambruzzi  • Sandy Fowler  • Pamela McCallum  • Karyll A. Davis  • Melissa Tambellini  • Pat Bednarik  • Terri Greenberg  • Kim Pope  • Sandy DiGregory  • Susan Tanzer  • Roseanne Wholey  • Michelle Zmijanac  • Audrey Zelkovic

Thank You to the 2017 Sponsors

Corporate Sponsors

• Allegheny Health Network  • Highmark  • UPMC Health Plan  • UPMC Centers for Rehab Services  • Health South  • Walgreens  • Biogen  • Teva  • Genentech  • Edward B. Dunlap, Jr. Foundation

Individual Table Sponsors

• Pamela McCallum  • Terri Greenberg  • Nancy Lynches  • Nadine Bognar

The On the Move Luncheon is a nationwide program created to empower communities with the knowledge, inspiration and relentless resolve to end multiple sclerosis forever. Held in cities across the country, the luncheon maximizes our collective impact to change the world for people living with MS – one gift and one voice at a time.


Contact information

Anne Mageras
412-261-6347, ext. 63203

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