Events Calendar

July 3

Spokane Area Support Group Meeting, 5:30-7:00 PM

Sacred Heart Hospital in the Mary Bead Room. Linda Jacoy jacoyL00@usintouch.com

July 8

San Diego Ataxia Support Group Meeting, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Sharp Rehabilitation Center, 2999 Health Center Drive – behind Sharp Memorial Hospital. Earl McLaughlin (619) 447-3753 www.geocities.com/ataxia_sdasg/

July 8

Los Angelas Ataxia Support Group BBQ

Contact Sid Luther for more information 818-246-5758 www.geocities.com/HotSprings/Falls/6629/

July 8

Northern California Ataxia Support Group Meeting

Deborah Omictin (510) 783-3190 risbig@aol.com

July 12

Willamette Valley Ataxia Support Group Meeting, 11 AM - 12:30 PM

Albany General Hospital, Albany, OR Contact Malinda Moore, CCC-SLP (541) 812-4162 malindam@samhealth.org

July 16

Chicago Area Ataxia SG Meeting, Noon - 4 pm

Good Samaritan Hospital - White Oak Room Contact Craig Lisack (847) 279-0388 caasg2@aol.com

July 19

New Jersey Ataxia Support Group Meeting

Children Therapy (Cerebral Palsy) Center in Fair Lawn, Berkshire Road at the corner of 30th Street Every third Wednesday of the month at 7:30 PM Contact Hortense Oberndorf (201) 797-6657 www.geocities.com/njasg

July 22

Calgary Support Group Meeting

Contact Andii Birks (403) 451-9079 bren-l-j@hotmail.com

July 22

Concert for Ataxia Awareness

Huntsville, Alabama Featuring The Claire Lynch Band NAF members or prospective members should contact Dianne Williamson, Alabama Ambassador about free tickets. DianneBW@aol.com or telephone 256-828-4858.

July 27

Ataxia Society of Vancouver, B.C. Support Group Meeting at 7 PM

Caring Place, #275-7000 Minoru Blvd., Richmond, BC V6Y 3Z5 Contact Shannon Connors (604) 279-7037 www.bcataxia.org

July 29

Alabama Ataxia Support Group Outing to Birmingham Zoo

Contact Becky Donnelly (205) 987-2883 donnelly6132B@aol.com

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August 5

Howard County (MD) Support Group Meeting, 9 AM - Noon

Parkinson & Movement Disorders Center of Maryland, Conference Room, 8180 Lark Brown Road, Suite 101, Elkridge, MD Contact Kathy van’t Hoff (301) 854-2650 www.geocities.com/hcasg

August 6

3rd Annual National Ataxia Foundation Golf for a Cure

Golf at Rogues Roost Golf Course. Contact Joann Ciecierski at jciecierski@twcny.rr.com

August 7

Spokane Area Support Group Meeting, 5:30-7:00 PM

Sacred Heart Hospital in the Mary Bead Room Contact Linda Jacoy jacoyL00@usintouch.com

August 9

Utah Ataxia Support Group

Annual Picnic at Island View Park, Centerville, UT Contact Dr. Julia Kleinschmidt (801) 585-2213 julia.kleinschmidt@hsc.utah.edu

August 9

Willamette Valley Ataxia Support Group Meeting, 11 AM - 12:30 PM

Albany General Hospital, Albany, OR Contact Malinda Moore, CCC-SLP (541) 812-4162 malindam@samhealth.org

August 12

Maine Ataxia S.G. meeting

This group meets the second Saturday of every other month. Please contact June West (207) 865-4969 www.ataxiaME.com

August 12

San Diego Ataxia Support Group Bar-b-que

Contact Earl McLaughlin (619) 447-3753 http://www.geocities.com/ataxia_sdasg/

August 12

Greater Atlanta Area Ataxia SG Meeting

Emory Center for Rehabilitation Medicine Contact Greg Rooks (404) 822-7451 www.geocities.com/atlantaataxia

August 12

North Texas Ataxia Supprt Group Meeting, 10 am

Las Colinas Medical Center, 6800 MacArthur Blvd, Irving TX 75039 See website for complete meeting information.

August 12

Kansas City Ataxia Support Group Meeting, 2-4 PM

NE Library, 65 Wilson Avenue, Kansas City, MO 64123 Contact Lois Goodman (620) 223-1996 or Jim Clark clarckstone9348@sbcglobal.net

August 16

New Jersey Ataxia Support Group Meeting

Children Therapy (Cerebral Palsy) Center in Fair Lawn, Berkshire Road at the corner of 30th Street Every third Wednesday of the month at 7:30pm Contact Hortense Oberndorf (201) 797-6657 www.geocities.com/njasg

August 18 - 20

Abilities Expo 2006

Detroit Metro, Rock Financial Showplace www.abilitiesexpo.com

August 19

Orange County Ataxia Support Group Meeting, 2 pm to 5 pm

Newland Street Church of Christ , 13852 Newland Street, Garden Grove, California Contact Kay Bell (714) 842-6401 www.geocities.com/ocasgg/  

August 24

Ataxia Society of Vancouver, B.C. Support Group Meeting at 7 PM

Caring Place, #275-7000 Minoru Blvd., Richmond, BC V6Y 3Z5 Contact Shannon Connors (604) 279-7037 www.bcataxia.org

August 26

Alabama Ataxia Support Group Meeting, 10 am - 2 pm

Covenant Presbyterian Church in Birmingham Contact Becky Donnelly (205) 987-2883 donnelly6132B@aol.com

August 27

Seattle Area Support Group Meeting

Speaker "Against the odds Outdoors" Location TBD Contact Millie Lewendon (425) 823-6239 mmlewendon@comcast.net 

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September 4

Spokane Area Support Group Meeting, 5:30-7:00 PM

Sacred Heart Hospital in the Mary Bead Room Contact Linda Jacoy jacoyL00@usintouch.com

September 9

Central Ohio Support Group Meeting, 12 Noon

Blacklick Woods State Park Contact Cecelia Urbanski (440) 255-8284 iksnabru@earthlink.net

September 9

Tampa Bay Ataxia Support Group Meeting, 12 pm – 3 pm

Feather Sound Community Church, 13880 Feather Sound Drive, Clearwater, FL Contact Charlie Kirchner Charlie@flataxia1.org or www.flataxia1.org

September 9

Los Angelas Ataxia Support Group Meeting, 2 pm - 4 pm

The Westside Center for Independent Living, 12901 Venice Beach, California Contact Sid Luther for more information 818-246-5758 www.geocities.com/HotSprings/Falls/6629/

September 9

North Texas Ataxia Support Group Meeting, 10 am

Las Colinas Medical Center, 6800 MacArthur Blvd, Irving TX 75039, See website for complete meeting information.

September 9

Pennsylvania Ataxia SG Meeting

Contact Liz Nussear (610) 277-7722 lixout@aol.com

September 9

Carolinas Ataxia Support Group Meeting, 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Bible Baptist Church, 2724 Margaret Wallace Road, Matthews, NC (near Charlotte, NC) Contact Cece Russell (864) 220-3395 cecerussell@hotmail.com

September 9

Kansas City Ataxia Support Group Meeting, 2-4 PM

NE Library, 65 Wilson Avenue, Kansas City, MO 64123 Lois Goodman (620) 223-1996 or Jim Clark clarckstone9348@sbcglobal.net

September 9

New York Ataxia Support Group Meeting 1-3 PM

Orzac Geriatric Center Contact Mary Ann Costa (718) 317-3802

September 12

San Diego Ataxia Support Group 7th Annual IAAD Fundraiser

Details TBD Contact Earl McLaughlin (619) 447-3753 www.geocities.com/ataxia_sdasg/

September 13

Willamette Valley Ataxia Support Group Meeting, 11 AM - 12:30 PM

Albany General Hospital, Albany, OR Contact Malinda Moore, CCC-SLP (541) 812-4162 malindam@samhealth.org

September 14 - 15

1st Movement Disorders Summit in Washington D.C.

For more information or to let your voice be heard on Capital Hill visit www.wemove.org

September 16

Northern California Ataxia Support Group Meeting

Speaker: Dr. Koeppen Contact Deborah Omictin (510) 783-3190 risbig@aol.com

September 16

Orange County Ataxia Support Group Meeting, 2 pm to 5 pm

Newland Street Church of Christ, 13852 Newland Street, Garden Grove, California Contact Kay Bell (714) 842-6401 www.geocities.com/ocasgg/ 

September 16

Phoenix Area Support Group Meeting

Contact Rita Garcia (480) 726-3579 www.geocities.com/azataxiasg

September 17

Chicago Area Ataxia SG Meeting, Noon - 4 pm

Good Samaritan Hospital - White Oak Room Contact Craig Lisack (847) 279-0388 caasg2@aol.com

September 17

St. Louis Ataxia Support Group Meeting, 2-5 PM

Meramec Community College, 11333 Big Bend Blvd, Business Administration Bldg., Room 105, St. Louis, MO Contact Mark Bellamy (636) 271-6432 www.stlataxia.org

September 20

New Jersey Ataxia Support Group Meeting

Children Therapy (Cerebral Palsy) Center in Fair Lawn, Berkshire Road at the corner of 30th Street Every third Wednesday of the month at 7:30pm Contact Hortense Oberndorf (201) 797-6657 www.geocities.com/njasg

September 23

5th Annual Jordan C. Hubbard Memorial Fund Walk

Location: Russell Creek Park, 3500 McDermott Rd, Plano, TX Time: 10:00am – 1:00pm. www.4Jordan.org

September 23

Northeast Florida Support Group Meeting Nutrition Speaker

Please contact June McGrane (904)273-4644 for details.

September 25

International Ataxia Awareness Day

September 28

Ataxia Society of Vancouver, B.C. Support Group Meeting at 7 PM

Caring Place, #275-7000 Minoru Blvd., Richmond, BC V6Y 3Z5 Contact Shannon Connors (604) 279-7037 www.bcataxia.org

September 30

New England Ataxia Support Group, 12 - 3pm

Yawkey Building (Satter room; 2nd floor, room 220-room 2) at Mass General Hospital. Contact Donna & Rich Gorzela (978) 475-8072

September 30

Chesapeake Chapter Annual Picnic

11:00am to 4:00pm at Sumner Village Community Center on Sumner Road, Bethesda, MD Contact Jenean McKay 202-966-9149 to RSVP. www.geocities.com/HotSprings/Oasis/4988/

September 30

Orlando Ataxia S.G. meeting. 12 Noon - 3 PM

Location: Dr Phillips Library Contact Jim Henderson for details and to RSVP at (407) 568-9092 or JamesOne24@aol.com

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October 2

Spokane Area Support Group Meeting, 5:30-7:00 PM

Sacred Heart Hospital in the Mary Bead Room Contact Linda Jacoy jacoyL00@usintouch.com

October 7

Howard County (MD) Support Group Meeting, 9 AM - Noon

Parkinson & Movement Disorders Center of Maryland, Conference Room, 8180 Lark Brown Road, Suite 101, Elkridge, MD Contact Kathy van’t Hoff (301) 854-2650 www.geocities.com/hcasg

October 7

Ataxia Society of Vancouver, B.C. Support Group Meeting at 7 PM

Caring Place, #275-7000 Minoru Blvd. , Richmond , BC V6Y 3Z5 Contact Brenda Dixon 604-273-2789 or bdixon57@telus.net http://www.bcataxia.org/events.htm

October 11

Willamette Valley Ataxia Support Group Meeting, 11 AM - 12:30 PM

Albany General Hospital, Albany, OR Contact Malinda Moore, CCC-SLP (541) 812-4162 malindam@samhealth.org

October 14

Maine Ataxia S.G. meeting

This group meets the second Saturday of every other month. Please contact June West (207) 865-4969 www.ataxiaME.com

October 14

San Diego Ataxia Support Group Meeting, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Sharp Rehabilitation Center, 2999 Health Center Drive- behind Sharp Memorial Hospital Contact Earl McLaughlin (619) 447-3753 http://www.geocities.com/ataxia_sdasg/

October 14

Tampa Bay Ataxia Support Group Meeting, 12 pm – 3 pm

Feather Sound Community Church, 13880 Feather Sound Drive, Clearwater, FL Contact Charlie Kirchner Charlie@flataxia1.org or www.flataxia1.org

October 14

North Texas Ataxia Supprt Group Meeting, 10 am

Las Colinas Medical Center, 6800 MacArthur Blvd, Irving TX 75039 See website for complete meeting information.

October 14

Kansas City Ataxia Support Group Meeting, 2-4 PM

NE Library, 65 Wilson Avenue, Kansas City, MO 64123 Lois Goodman (620) 223-1996 or Jim Clark clarckstone9348@sbcglobal.net

October 14

New York Ataxia Support Group Meeting 1-3 PM

Orzac Geriatric Center Contact Mary Ann Costa (718) 317-3802

October 14

Orlando Ataxia S.G. meeting. 12 Noon - 3 PM

Location: Dr Phillips Library Contact Jim Henderson for details and to RSVP at (407) 568-9092 or JamesOne24@aol.com

October 17

Twin Cities Support Group Meeting

7pm Presbyterian Home in Roseville ? off 35W on Cty Rd D. Contact Lenore Healey Schultz (612)724-3784 lschultz@bitstream.net

October 18

New Jersey Ataxia Support Group Meeting

Children Therapy (Cerebral Palsy) Center in Fair Lawn, Berkshire Road at the corner of 30th Street Every third Wednesday of the month at 7:30pm Contact Hortense Oberndorf (201) 797-6657 www.geocities.com/njasg

October 21

Orange County Ataxia Support Group Meeting, 2 pm to 5 pm

Newland Street Church of Christ , 13852 Newland Street, Garden Grove, California Contact Kay Bell (714) 842-6401 www.geocities.com/ocasgg/ 

October 21

Louisiana Chapter Meeting, 1:00pm-3:30pm.

At West Esplande Ave., Kenner, LA 70065 (Kenner Regional) in the auditorium located on the second floor. Speaker: Dr. Wilensky. Contact Carla Hagler ataxia1@earthlink.net 985-643-0783.

October 26

Ataxia Society of Vancouver, B.C. Support Group Meeting at 7 PM

Caring Place, #275-7000 Minoru Blvd., Richmond, BC V6Y 3Z5 Contact Shannon Connors (604) 279-7037 www.bcataxia.org

October 28

Alabama Ataxia Support Group Meeting 10am-2pm

Covenant Presbyterian Church in Birmingham Contact Becky Donnelly (205) 987-2883 donnelly6132B@aol.com

October 29

Seattle Ataxia Support Group Meeting

Federal Way Regional Library, 34200 1st Way South Topic: ?Travel-Against the Odds? Contact Milly Lewendon mmlewendon@comcast.net 425-830-7299

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November 2

Howard County (MD) Support Group Meeting, 9 AM - Noon

Parkinson & Movement Disorders Center of Maryland, Conference Room, 8180 Lark Brown Road, Suite 101, Elkridge, MD Contact Kathy van’t Hoff (301) 854-2650 www.geocities.com/hcasg

November 3 - 5

Abilities Expo 2006:

Northern CA, Santa Clara Convention Center www.abilitiesexpo.com

November 4

Greater Atlanta Area Ataxia Support Group Meeting

Emory Center for Rehabilitation Medicine Contact Greg Rooks (404) 822-7451 www.geocities.com/atlantaataxia

November 4

Ataxia Society of Vancouver, B.C. Support Group Meeting at 7 PM

Caring Place, #275-7000 Minoru Blvd. , Richmond , BC V6Y 3Z5 Contact Brenda Dixon 604-273-2789 or bdixon57@telus.net http://www.bcataxia.org/events.htm

November 6

Spokane Area Support Group Meeting, 5:30-7:00 PM

Sacred Heart Hospital in the Mary Bead Room Contact Linda Jacoy jacoyL00@usintouch.com

November 8

Willamette Valley Ataxia Support Group Meeting, 11 AM - 12:30 PM

Albany General Hospital, Albany, OR Contact Malinda Moore, CCC-SLP (541) 812-4162 malindam@samhealth.org

November 8

Utah Ataxia Support Group Meeting and tour of new Moran Eye Clinic Building

Contact Dr. Julia Kleinschmidt (801) 585-2213 julia.kleinschmidt@hsc.utah.edu

November 11

Los Angelas Ataxia Support Group Meeting, 2 pm - 4 pm

The Westside Center for Independent Living, 12901 Venice Beach, California Contact Sid Luther for more information 818-246-5758 www.geocities.com/HotSprings/Falls/6629/

November 11

North Texas Ataxia Supprt Group Meeting, 10 am

Las Colinas Medical Center, 6800 MacArthur Blvd, Irving TX 75039, See website for complete meeting information.

November 11

Kansas City Ataxia Support Group Meeting, 2-4 PM

NE Library, 65 Wilson Avenue, Kansas City, MO 64123 Lois Goodman (620) 223-1996 or Jim Clark clarckstone9348@sbcglobal.net

November 11

New York Ataxia Support Group Meeting 1-3 PM

Orzac Geriatric Center Contact Mary Ann Costa (718) 317-3802

November 11th

Seattle Area Ataxia Support Group Meeting

At the Federal Way 320th Library, 848 S. 320th St, Federal Way 98003 Contact Milly Lewendon 425-830-7299 mmlewendon@comcast.net

November 11

SE Pennsylvania Ataxia Support Group Meeting, 10:00am-11:30am

Mercy Suburban Hospital, DeKalb Pike, Norristown PA, 2nd floor Gerber Room Contact Liz Nussear 610-277-7722 lizout@aol.com

November 11

SE Pennsylvania Ataxia Support Group Meeting, 10:00am-11:30am

Mercy Suburban Hospital , DeKalb Pike, Norristown PA, 2nd floor Gerber Room Contact Liz Nussear 610-277-7722 lizout@aol.com

November 15

New Jersey Ataxia Support Group Meeting

Children Therapy (Cerebral Palsy) Center in Fair Lawn, Berkshire Road at the corner of 30th Street Every third Wednesday of the month at 7:30 pm Contact Hortense Oberndorf (201) 797-6657 www.geocities.com/njasg

November 18

Orange County Ataxia Support Group Meeting, 2 pm to 5 pm

Newland Street Church of Christ, 13852 Newland Street, Garden Grove, California Contact Kay Bell (714) 842-6401 www.geocities.com/ocasgg/ 

November 18

Orlando Ataxia S.G. meeting. 12 Noon - 3 PM

Location: Feather Sound Community Church (Clearwater, FL) We will have a joint meeting with the Tampa Bay Ataxia Support Group, and will coordinate a carpool to ensure that everyone who wants to go will be able to attend. Contact Jim Henderson for details and to RSVP at (407) 568-9092 or JamesOne24@aol.com

November 18

Tuscon Area Support Group Meeting

November 18

1st Houston Ataxia Support Group Meeting

Baylor College of Medicine, 1 Baylor Plaza, Houston TX 77030, Debakey Bld, Room M112, RSVP required to Angela Cloud 218-693-1826 angelahcloud@aol.com

November 19

All California Ataxia Research Meeting(ACARM)

Embassy Suites-San Francisco Airport Contact: Patricia Petersen at 559-456-3288 petersen.r@comcast.net or Mike Fernandes at 925-516-6906 fernandesml@comcast.net Details may be found at http://home.comcast.net/~fernandesml/ACARM5.pdf.

November 19

Tampa Bay Ataxia Support Group Meeting, 11 am – 3 pm

Feather Sound Community Church, 13880 Feather Sound Drive, Clearwater, FL Speaker: Dr. Cheryl Paul from USF Speech and Swallowing Clinic A Special Thanksgiving Meal will be served Contact Charlie Kirchner Charlie@flataxia1.org or www.flataxia1.org

November 19

Chicago Area Ataxia Support Group Meeting

At the Good Samaritian Hospital-White Oak Room, 3815 Highland Ave, Downers Grove IL Contact Craig Lisack 847-797-9398 caasg2@aol.com

November 21

Twin Cities Support Group Meeting

7pm Presbyterian Home in Roseville ? off 35W on Cty Rd D. Contact Lenore Healey Schultz (612)724-3784 lschultz@bitstream.net

November 23

Ataxia Society of Vancouver, B.C. Support Group Meeting at 7 PM

Caring Place, #275-7000 Minoru Blvd., Richmond, BC V6Y 3Z5 Contact Shannon Connors (604) 279-7037 www.bcataxia.org

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December 1-3

Abilities Expo 2006 Texas (Houston), George R. Brown Convention Center

www.abilitiesexpo.com

December 2

Carolinas Ataxia Support Group Meeting, 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Bible Baptist Church, 2724 Margaret Wallace Road, Matthews, NC (near Charlotte, NC) Contact Cece Russell (864) 220-3395 cecerussell@hotmail.com 

December 2

Orlando Ataxia S.G. meeting. 1 PM - 4 PM

Location: Dr Phillips Library Contact Jim Henderson for details and to RSVP at (407) 568-9092 or JamesOne24@aol.com

December 2

Howard County (MD) Support Group Meeting, 9 AM ? 11:30

Lorien Nursing Home, 6334 Cedar Lane, Columbia, MD Contact Kathy van?t Hoff (301) 854-2650 www.geocities.com/hcasg

December 2

Ataxia Society of Vancouver, B.C. Support Group Meeting at 7 PM

Caring Place, #275-7000 Minoru Blvd. , Richmond , BC V6Y 3Z5 Contact Brenda Dixon 604-273-2789 or bdixon57@telus.net http://www.bcataxia.org/events.htm

December 2

Greater Atlanta Area Ataxia Support Group Christmas Social

The front clubhouse at Flowers Crossing Subdivision in Gwinnett County. (Lawrenceville, GA). Contact Greg Rooks (404) 822-7451 www.geocities.com/atlantaataxia

December 4

Spokane Area Support Group Meeting, 5:30-7:00 PM

Sacred Heart Hospital in the Mary Bead Room Contact Linda Jacoy jacoyL00@usintouch.com

December 9

North Texas Ataxia Support Group Meeting, 10 am

Las Colinas Medical Center, 6800 MacArthur Blvd, Irving TX 75039 See website for complete meeting information.

December 9

Kansas City Ataxia Support Group Meeting, 2-4 PM

NE Library, 65 Wilson Avenue, Kansas City, MO 64123 Lois Goodman (620) 223-1996 or Jim Clark clarckstone9348@sbcglobal.net

December 10

St. Louis Ataxia Support Group Meeting, 2-5 PM

Meramec Community College, 11333 Big Bend Blvd, Business Administration Bldg., Room 105 St. Louis, MO 63122-5799 Contact Mark Bellamy (636) 271-6432 www.stlataxia.org

December 13

Willamette Valley Ataxia Support Group Meeting, 11 AM - 12:30 PM

Albany General Hospital, Albany, OR Contact Malinda Moore, CCC-SLP (541) 812-4162 malindam@samhealth.org

December 14

Maine Ataxia S.G. meeting

This group meets the second Saturday of every other month. Please contact June West www.ataxiaME.com.

December 16

Orange County Ataxia Support Group Meeting, 2 pm to 5 pm

Newland Street Church of Christ, 13852 Newland Street, Garden Grove, California Contact Kay Bell (714) 842-6401 www.geocities.com/ocasgg/ 

December 16

Phoenix Area Support Group Christmas Social

Contact Rita Garcia (480) 726-3579 www.geocities.com/azataxiasg

December 20

New Jersey Ataxia Support Group Meeting

Children Therapy (Cerebral Palsy) Center in Fair Lawn, Berkshire Road at the corner of 30th Street Every third Wednesday of the month at 7:30pm (207) 865-4969 www.geocities.com/njasg

December 28

Ataxia Society of Vancouver, B.C. Support Group Meeting at 7 PM

Caring Place, #275-7000 Minoru Blvd., Richmond, BC V6Y 3Z5 Contact Shannon Connors (604) 279-7037 www.bcataxia.org

December 18

Twin Cities Support Group Meeting

7pm Presbyterian Home in Roseville ? off 35W on Cty Rd D. Contact Lenore Healey Schultz (612)724-3784 lschultz@bitstream.net

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January 10

Willamette Valley Ataxia Support Group Meeting, 11 AM - 12:30 PM

Albany General Hospital , Albany , OR Contact Malinda Moore, CCC-SLP (541) 812-4162 malindam@samhealth.org

January 13

Maine Ataxia S.G. Annual Kickoff Luncheon

This group meets the second Saturday of every other month. Please contact June West (207) 865-4969 www.ataxiaME.com

January 13

Northern California Support Group Meeting

11:30am Our Savior?s Lutheran Church (Recreation Hall) 1035 Carol Lane, Lafayette, CA. Contact Deborah Taylor Omictin (510) 783-3190 Rsisbig@aol.com

January 13

Los Angeles Ataxia Support Group Meeting, 2 pm - 4 pm

The Westside Center for Independent Living, 12901 Venice Beach, California Contact Sid Luther for more information 818-246-5758 www.geocities.com/HotSprings/Falls/6629/

January 13

North Texas Ataxia Support Group Meeting, 10 am

Las Colinas Medical Center , 6800 MacArthur Blvd , Irving TX 75039 See website for complete meeting information.

January 13

Tampa Bay Ataxia Support Group Meeting, 12 pm ? 3 pm

Feather Sound Community Church , 13880 Feather Sound Drive , Clearwater , FL Contact Charlie Kirchner Charlie@flataxia1.org or www.flataxia1.org

January 13

San Diego Ataxia Support Group Meeting, 1:00 pm ? 3:00 pm

Sharp Rehabilitation Center, 2999 Health Center Drive ? behind Sharp Memorial Hospital. Contact Earl McLaughlin (619) 447-3753 or sdasg@cox.net (www.geocities.com/ataxia_sdasg/ )

January 16

Twin Cities Support Group Meeting

7pm Presbyterian Home in Roseville ? off 35W on Cty Rd D. Contact Lenore Healey Schultz (612)724-3784 lschultz@bitstream.net

January 21

Chicago Area Ataxia Support Group Meeting

At the Good Samaritian Hospital-White Oak Room, 3815 Highland Ave, Downers Grove IL Contact Craig Lisack 847-797-9398 caasg2@aol.com

January 30

SE Pennsylvania Ataxia Support Group Meeting, 10:00am-11:30am

Mercy Suburban Hospital , DeKalb Pike, Norristown PA, 2nd floor Gerber Room. Contact Liz Nussear 610-277-7722 or lizout@aol.com

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February 10

North Texas Ataxia Support Group Meeting, 10 am

Las Colinas Medical Center , 6800 MacArthur Blvd , Irving TX 75039 See website for complete meeting information.

February 10

SE Pennsylvania Ataxia Support Group Meeting, 10:00am-11:30am

Mercy Suburban Hospital , DeKalb Pike, Norristown PA, 2nd floor Gerber Room. Contact Liz Nussear 610-277-7722 or lizout@aol.com

February 10

Tampa Bay Ataxia Support Group Meeting, 12 pm ? 3 pm

Feather Sound Community Church , 13880 Feather Sound Drive , Clearwater , FL Contact Charlie Kirchner Charlie@flataxia1.org or www.flataxia1.org

February 10

Kansas City Ataxia Support Group Meeting, 2–4 PM

NE Library, 65 Wilson Avenue, Kansas City , MO 64123 Contact Lois Goodman (620) 223-1996 or Jim Clark clarckstone9348@sbcglobal.net

February 14

Willamette Valley Ataxia Support Group Meeting, 11 AM - 12:30 PM

Albany General Hospital , Albany , OR Contact Malinda Moore, CCC-SLP (541) 812-4162 malindam@samhealth.org

February 17

Chesapeake Chapter Medical Meeting

Theatre Arts Auditorium, Montgomery College, Rockville, Maryland campus 8:30 AM to mid-afternoon. Contact Carl Lauter: 301-530-4989 or carljlauter@erols.com

February 20

Twin Cities Support Group Meeting

7pm Presbyterian Home in Roseville ? off 35W on Cty Rd D. Contact Lenore Healey Schultz (612)724-3784 lschultz@bitstream.net

February 25

San Diego Ataxia Support Group Pizza Party

Contact Earl McLaughlin (619) 447-3753 or sdasg@cox.net (www.geocities.com/ataxia_sdasg/ ) for event details.

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March 10

North Texas Ataxia Support Group Meeting, 10 am

Las Colinas Medical Center , 6800 MacArthur Blvd , Irving TX 75039 See website for complete meeting information.

March 10

Denver Area Ataxia Support Group Meeting 1:00pm-3:00pm

The Swedish Hospital Medical Conference Center in the A/B Meeting Rooms, 501 East Hampden Avenue, Englewood CO Contact Donna & Tom Sathre 303-794-6351 tom_sathre@acm.org

March 10

Los Angeles Ataxia Support Group Meeting, 2 pm - 4 pm

The Westside Center for Independent Living, 12901 Venice Beach, California Contact Sid Luther for more information 818-246-5758 www.geocities.com/HotSprings/Falls/6629/

March 10

SE Pennsylvania Ataxia Support Group Meeting, 10:00am-11:30am

Mercy Suburban Hospital , DeKalb Pike, Norristown PA, 2nd floor Gerber Room. Contact Liz Nussear 610-277-7722 or lizout@aol.com

March 10

Tampa Bay Ataxia Support Group Meeting, 12 pm ? 3 pm

Feather Sound Community Church , 13880 Feather Sound Drive , Clearwater , FL Contact Charlie Kirchner Charlie@flataxia1.org or www.flataxia1.org

March 10

Kansas City Ataxia Support Group Meeting, 2–4 PM

NE Library, 65 Wilson Avenue, Kansas City , MO 64123 Contact Lois Goodman (620) 223-1996 or Jim Clark clarckstone9348@sbcglobal.net

March 14

Willamette Valley Ataxia Support Group Meeting, 11 AM - 12:30 PM

Albany General Hospital , Albany , OR Contact Malinda Moore, CCC-SLP (541) 812-4162 malindam@samhealth.org

March 18

Chicago Area Ataxia Support Group Meeting

At the Good Samaritian Hospital-White Oak Room, 3815 Highland Ave, Downers Grove IL Contact Craig Lisack 847-797-9398 caasg2@aol.com

March 20

Twin Cities Support Group Meeting

7pm Presbyterian Home in Roseville ? off 35W on Cty Rd D. Contact Lenore Healey Schultz (612)724-3784 lschultz@bitstream.net

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April 11

Willamette Valley Ataxia Support Group Meeting, 11 AM - 12:30 PM

Albany General Hospital , Albany , OR Contact Malinda Moore, CCC-SLP (541) 812-4162 malindam@samhealth.org

April 14

North Texas Ataxia Support Group Meeting, 10 am

Las Colinas Medical Center , 6800 MacArthur Blvd , Irving TX 75039 See website for complete meeting information.

April 14

SE Pennsylvania Ataxia Support Group Meeting, 10:00am-11:30am

Mercy Suburban Hospital , DeKalb Pike, Norristown PA, 2nd floor Gerber Room. Contact Liz Nussear 610-277-7722 or lizout@aol.com

April 14

Kansas City Ataxia Support Group Meeting, 2–4 PM

NE Library, 65 Wilson Avenue, Kansas City , MO 64123 Contact Lois Goodman (620) 223-1996 or Jim Clark clarckstone9348@sbcglobal.net

April 14

San Diego Ataxia Support Group Meeting, 1:00 pm ? 3:00 pm

Sharp Rehabilitation Center, 2999 Health Center Drive ? behind Sharp Memorial Hospital. Contact Earl McLaughlin (619) 447-3753 or sdasg@cox.net (www.geocities.com/ataxia_sdasg/ )

April 28

New England Ataxia Support Group, 12 - 3pm

At Mass General Hospital. Contact Donna & Rich Gorzela (978) 475-8072.

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May 9

Willamette Valley Ataxia Support Group Meeting, 11 AM - 12:30 PM

Albany General Hospital , Albany , OR Contact Malinda Moore, CCC-SLP (541) 812-4162 malindam@samhealth.org

May 12

Los Angeles Ataxia Support Group Meeting, 2 pm - 4 pm

The Westside Center for Independent Living, 12901 Venice Beach, California Contact Sid Luther for more information 818-246-5758 www.geocities.com/HotSprings/Falls/6629/

May 12

North Texas Ataxia Support Group Meeting, 10 am

Las Colinas Medical Center , 6800 MacArthur Blvd , Irving TX 75039 See website for complete meeting information.

May 12

SE Pennsylvania Ataxia Support Group Meeting, 10:00am-11:30am

Mercy Suburban Hospital , DeKalb Pike, Norristown PA, 2nd floor Gerber Room. Contact Liz Nussear 610-277-7722 or lizout@aol.com

May 12

Tampa Bay Ataxia Support Group Meeting, 12 pm ? 3 pm

Feather Sound Community Church , 13880 Feather Sound Drive , Clearwater , FL Contact Charlie Kirchner Charlie@flataxia1.org or www.flataxia1.org

May 12

Kansas City Ataxia Support Group Meeting, 2–4 PM

NE Library, 65 Wilson Avenue, Kansas City , MO 64123 Contact Lois Goodman (620) 223-1996 or Jim Clark clarckstone9348@sbcglobal.net

May 20

Chicago Area Ataxia Support Group Meeting

At the Good Samaritian Hospital-White Oak Room, 3815 Highland Ave, Downers Grove IL Contact Craig Lisack 847-797-9398 caasg2@aol.com

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June 9

North Texas Ataxia Support Group Meeting, 10 am

Las Colinas Medical Center , 6800 MacArthur Blvd , Irving TX 75039 See website for complete meeting information.

June 9

Denver Area Ataxia Support Group Meeting 1:00pm-3:00pm

The Swedish Hospital Medical Conference Center in the A/B Meeting Rooms, 501 East Hampden Avenue, Englewood CO Contact Donna & Tom Sathre 303-794-6351 tom_sathre@acm.org

June 9

SE Pennsylvania Ataxia Support Group Spring Luncheon

Location TBD. Contact Liz Nussear 610-277-7722 or lizout@aol.com

June 9

Kansas City Ataxia Support Group Meeting, 2–4 PM

NE Library, 65 Wilson Avenue, Kansas City , MO 64123 Contact Lois Goodman (620) 223-1996 or Jim Clark clarckstone9348@sbcglobal.net

June 13

Willamette Valley Ataxia Support Group Meeting, 11 AM - 12:30 PM

Albany General Hospital , Albany , OR Contact Malinda Moore, CCC-SLP (541) 812-4162 malindam@samhealth.org

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July 11

Willamette Valley Ataxia Support Group Meeting, 11 AM - 12:30 PM

Albany General Hospital , Albany , OR Contact Malinda Moore, CCC-SLP (541) 812-4162 malindam@samhealth.org

July 14

Los Angeles Ataxia Support Group Picnic/BBQ, 2 pm - 4 pm

The Westside Center for Independent Living, 12901 Venice Beach, California Contact Sid Luther for more information 818-246-5758 www.geocities.com/HotSprings/Falls/6629/

July 14

North Texas Ataxia Support Group Meeting, 10 am

Las Colinas Medical Center , 6800 MacArthur Blvd , Irving TX 75039 See website for complete meeting information.

July 14

Kansas City Ataxia Support Group Meeting, 2–4 PM

NE Library, 65 Wilson Avenue, Kansas City , MO 64123 Contact Lois Goodman (620) 223-1996 or Jim Clark clarckstone9348@sbcglobal.net

July 14

San Diego Ataxia Support Group Meeting, 1:00 pm ? 3:00 pm

Sharp Rehabilitation Center, 2999 Health Center Drive ? behind Sharp Memorial Hospital. Contact Earl McLaughlin (619) 447-3753 or sdasg@cox.net (www.geocities.com/ataxia_sdasg/ )

July 15

Chicago Area Ataxia Support Group Meeting

At the Good Samaritian Hospital-White Oak Room, 3815 Highland Ave, Downers Grove IL Contact Craig Lisack 847-797-9398 caasg2@aol.com

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August 8

Willamette Valley Ataxia Support Group Meeting, 11 AM - 12:30 PM

Albany General Hospital , Albany , OR Contact Malinda Moore, CCC-SLP (541) 812-4162 malindam@samhealth.org

August 11

North Texas Ataxia Support Group Meeting, 10 am

Las Colinas Medical Center , 6800 MacArthur Blvd , Irving TX 75039 See website for complete meeting information.

August 11

Kansas City Ataxia Support Group Meeting, 2–4 PM

NE Library, 65 Wilson Avenue, Kansas City , MO 64123 Contact Lois Goodman (620) 223-1996 or Jim Clark clarckstone9348@sbcglobal.net

August 11

San Diego Ataxia Support Group BBQ

Contact Earl McLaughlin (619) 447-3753 or sdasg@cox.net (www.geocities.com/ataxia_sdasg/ ) for event details.

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September 8

North Texas Ataxia Support Group Meeting, 10 am

Las Colinas Medical Center , 6800 MacArthur Blvd , Irving TX 75039 See website for complete meeting information.

September 8

Denver Area Ataxia Support Group Meeting 1:00pm-3:00pm

The Swedish Hospital Medical Conference Center in the A/B Meeting Rooms, 501 East Hampden Avenue, Englewood CO Contact Donna & Tom Sathre 303-794-6351 tom_sathre@acm.org

September 8

Tampa Bay Ataxia Support Group Meeting, 12 pm ? 3 pm

Feather Sound Community Church , 13880 Feather Sound Drive , Clearwater , FL Contact Charlie Kirchner Charlie@flataxia1.org or www.flataxia1.org

September 8

Kansas City Ataxia Support Group Meeting, 2–4 PM

NE Library, 65 Wilson Avenue, Kansas City , MO 64123 Contact Lois Goodman (620) 223-1996 or Jim Clark clarckstone9348@sbcglobal.net

September 8

Central Ohio Support Group Annual Picnic, 12 Noon

Blacklick Woods State Park Contact Cecelia Urbanski (440) 255-8284 iksnabru@earthlink.net

September 10

Los Angeles Ataxia Support Group Meeting, 2 pm - 4 pm

The Westside Center for Independent Living, 12901 Venice Beach, California Contact Sid Luther for more information 818-246-5758 www.geocities.com/HotSprings/Falls/6629/

September 12

Willamette Valley Ataxia Support Group Meeting, 11 AM - 12:30 PM

Albany General Hospital , Albany , OR Contact Malinda Moore, CCC-SLP (541) 812-4162 malindam@samhealth.org

September 16

Chicago Area Ataxia Support Group Meeting

At the Good Samaritian Hospital-White Oak Room, 3815 Highland Ave, Downers Grove IL Contact Craig Lisack 847-797-9398 caasg2@aol.com

September 18

SE Pennsylvania Ataxia Support Group Meeting, 10:00am-11:30am

Mercy Suburban Hospital , DeKalb Pike, Norristown PA, 2nd floor Gerber Room. Contact Liz Nussear 610-277-7722 or lizout@aol.com

September 29

New England Ataxia Support Group, 12 - 3pm

At Mass General Hospital. Contact Donna & Rich Gorzela (978) 475-8072.

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October 10

Willamette Valley Ataxia Support Group Meeting, 11 AM - 12:30 PM

Albany General Hospital , Albany , OR Contact Malinda Moore, CCC-SLP (541) 812-4162 malindam@samhealth.org

October 13

North Texas Ataxia Support Group Meeting, 10 am

Las Colinas Medical Center , 6800 MacArthur Blvd , Irving TX 75039 See website for complete meeting information.

October 13

SE Pennsylvania Ataxia Support Group Meeting, 10:00am-11:30am

Mercy Suburban Hospital , DeKalb Pike, Norristown PA, 2nd floor Gerber Room. Contact Liz Nussear 610-277-7722 or lizout@aol.com

October 13

Tampa Bay Ataxia Support Group Meeting, 12 pm ? 3 pm

Feather Sound Community Church , 13880 Feather Sound Drive , Clearwater , FL Contact Charlie Kirchner Charlie@flataxia1.org or www.flataxia1.org

October 13

Kansas City Ataxia Support Group Meeting, 2–4 PM

NE Library, 65 Wilson Avenue, Kansas City , MO 64123 Contact Lois Goodman (620) 223-1996 or Jim Clark clarckstone9348@sbcglobal.net

October 13

San Diego Ataxia Support Group Meeting, 1:00 pm ? 3:00 pm

Sharp Rehabilitation Center, 2999 Health Center Drive ? behind Sharp Memorial Hospital. Contact Earl McLaughlin (619) 447-3753 or sdasg@cox.net (www.geocities.com/ataxia_sdasg/ )

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November 10

Los Angeles Ataxia Support Group Potluck, 2 pm - 4 pm

The Westside Center for Independent Living, 12901 Venice Beach, California Contact Sid Luther for more information 818-246-5758 www.geocities.com/HotSprings/Falls/6629/

November 10

North Texas Ataxia Support Group Meeting, 10 am

Las Colinas Medical Center , 6800 MacArthur Blvd , Irving TX 75039 See website for complete meeting information.

November 10

SE Pennsylvania Ataxia Support Group Meeting, 10:00am-11:30am

Mercy Suburban Hospital , DeKalb Pike, Norristown PA, 2nd floor Gerber Room. Contact Liz Nussear 610-277-7722 or lizout@aol.com

November 10

Kansas City Ataxia Support Group Meeting, 2–4 PM

NE Library, 65 Wilson Avenue, Kansas City , MO 64123 Contact Lois Goodman (620) 223-1996 or Jim Clark clarckstone9348@sbcglobal.net

November 14

Willamette Valley Ataxia Support Group Meeting, 11 AM - 12:30 PM

Albany General Hospital , Albany , OR Contact Malinda Moore, CCC-SLP (541) 812-4162 malindam@samhealth.org

November 17

Tampa Bay Ataxia Support Group Meeting, 12 pm ? 3 pm

Feather Sound Community Church , 13880 Feather Sound Drive , Clearwater , FL Contact Charlie Kirchner Charlie@flataxia1.org or www.flataxia1.org

November 18

Chicago Area Ataxia Support Group Meeting

At the Good Samaritian Hospital-White Oak Room, 3815 Highland Ave, Downers Grove IL Contact Craig Lisack 847-797-9398 caasg2@aol.com

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December 8

SE Pennsylvania Ataxia Support Group Winter Luncheon

Location TBD. Contact Liz Nussear 610-277-7722 or lizout@aol.com

December 8

Kansas City Ataxia Support Group Meeting, 2–4 PM

NE Library, 65 Wilson Avenue, Kansas City , MO 64123 Contact Lois Goodman (620) 223-1996 or Jim Clark clarckstone9348@sbcglobal.net

December 12

Willamette Valley Ataxia Support Group Meeting, 11 AM - 12:30 PM

Albany General Hospital , Albany , OR Contact Malinda Moore, CCC-SLP (541) 812-4162 malindam@samhealth.org

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