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September 30, 2014

Cyberonics Patient Education Program with Dr. John Brad Ingram

The Epilepsy Foundation of Mississippi invites you to attend a FREE Cyberonics Patient Education Program for people with seizure disorders and their families

FEATURED TOPIC: Available Treatment Options for People with Difficult-to-Treat Epilepsy

PRESENTER: John Brad Ingram, M.D.- Assistant Professor, Pediatric Neurology, University of Mississippi Medical Center

Learn about:

  • Refractory epilepsy
  • Available treatment options
  • VNS Therapy

*For directions, please call (601) 957-2800

**Light refreshments will be provided.

If your are interested in attending this event please complete the following form.

Cyberonics Seminar with Dr. Ingram

Registration form for Seminar

Start: September 30, 2014
End: September 30, 2014
Venue: Hilton Jackson, Diplomat 1
Phone: (601) 957-2800
Address:
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1001 East County Line Rd., Jackson, MS, United States, 39211
Cost: Free

September 20, 2014

ZUMBATHON

Join the Epilepsy Foundation of Mississippi for our first Zumbathon!

When: Saturday, September 20, 2014

Where: Winner’s Circle Park
100 Winner’s Circle
Flowood, MS 39232

Time: Registration 7:30 a.m.
Zumba starts at 8:00a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

All age groups are welcomed!

Raquel of “Zumba Lovers Mississippi” and “Zumba with Joey & Meagan” will be on hand to get us all moving! Admission is $5.00, and all proceeds will go to support the work of the Epilepsy Foundation of Mississippi.

For additional information please contact the Epilepsy Foundation of Mississippi at 601-936-5222.

Start: September 20, 2014
End: September 20, 2014
Venue: Winner's Circle Park
Phone: 601-936-5222
Address:
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100 Winners Circle, Flowood, MS, United States, 39232
Cost: $5.00

May 27, 2014

Alvin P. Flannes Summer Camp

The Alvin P. Flannes summer camp is a summer camp for provided free of charge for Mississippi children ages 8-16 living with epilepsy.  This camp allows the children to have a great summer camp experience.  Camp activities include canoeing, paddle boats, swimming, crafts, and horse back riding.  Nursing staff stays on site 24/7.  This year’s camp will be May 27 – 31, 2014 at Camp Wesley Pines in Gallman, MS.  For more information, please send inquiries and camp applications contact Rachel Melson at rmelson@epilepsy-ms.org or call the foundation office at 601.936.5222 ext. 301.  For a camp application please click here: 2014 Alvin P camp app

 

Sponsors include:

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Start: May 27, 2014
End: May 31, 2014
Venue: Camp Wesley Pines
Address:
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1095 Camp Wesley Pines Rd, Hazlehurst, MS, United States, 39083
Cost: $25.00 application fee

March 27, 2014

Jaco’s Tacos Charity Taco Night

Jaco’s Charity Tacos is the last Thursday of every month and is a night meant to raise funds, awareness and excitement for a Jackson charity or cause. Half of all sales from 5pm till close go to the Epilepsy Foundation of Mississippi. Jaco’s also likes to offer to make a signature taco and drink that highlights the charity.

Join us at Jaco’s Tacos on March 27, 2014 for dinner!

Start: March 27, 2014
End: March 27, 2014
Venue: Jaco's Tacos
Phone: 601-936-5222
Address:
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318 S. State St., Jackson, MS, United States, 39201
Cost: Free

February 28, 2014

“Heroes Among Us”

 February 28, 2014

 Table 100 Banquet Room

100 Ridge Way

Flowood, MS  39232

The Epilepsy Foundation of Mississippi is PROUD to announce the 2014 Heroes honorees:

Dr. Ruth Fredericks

Dr. Brad Ingram

Dr. Stephen Fulton

Wendy Bailey

Johnna Freiman

Estelle Watts

This special event is to honor these honorees that have helped improve the lives of people affected by epilepsy in Mississippi.  This year’s special guest speaker will be Phil Gatone, CEO of the Epilepsy Foundation of America.

PhilGattone_pic_1He came to the Foundation’s national office from an affiliate, the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago, where he served as president and CEO.

Phil has a long personal history with the epilepsy community, which began when his son Philip, now 25, was diagnosed with epilepsy at the age of four. Since then, Phil has educated thousands of people across the country about epilepsy and its impact on families. He also has developed curriculum for educators on strategies for building self-esteem and academic achievement in students with epilepsy, as well as a curriculum for students to become better-educated about seizures and epilepsy first aid.

In 2006, he led a nationwide initiative helping affiliates across the country meet national performance standards. Phil joined the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago in 2002, where he successfully led his team to the coveted Epilepsy Foundation “Affiliate of the Year” award in 2004.

Phil received his bachelor’s degree in marketing in 1981 from Bradley University in Peoria, Ill., and his master’s degree in education in 2000 from National Louis University in Chicago.

Music will be provided by Mississippi’s own Tony Pasko of the hit show Duck Dynasty.

This special night will be emceed by Jeff Good.

Jeff Good Headshot 2012 (2)Jeff Good is the President of Mangia Bene Restaurant Management
Group, the owner/operators of BRAVO! Italian Restaurant & Bar,
Broad Street Baking Company, and Sal & Mookie’s New York Pizza & Ice
Cream Joint – three unique and successful restaurants located in the
city of Jackson, Mississippi.

If you are interested in sponsoring this event please click below:

Sponsor Information

Tickets are $75.00 per person or receive a discount for  purchasing a table for eight at $400.00.  For more information please call 601-936-5222.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Start: February 28, 2014
End: February 28, 2014
Venue: Table 100 Banquet Room
Address:
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100 Ridge Way, Flowood, MS, United States, 39232
Cost: $75.00 pp

November 23, 2013

Strides for Seizures 5K Run/Walk

 ***RAIN OR SHINE***

Strides for Seizures

5K Run/Walk

1 Mile Fun Run

Epilepsy Foundation of Mississippi

November 23, 2013

 

WHAT:                      Strides for Seizures 5K Run/Walk, 1 Mile Fun Run

WHEN:                      Saturday, November 23, 2013

WHERE:                    Liberty Park, 694 Liberty Park Rd., Flowood, MS 39232

TIME:                         8:00am

 ***RAIN OR SHINE***

Local Hotels

Holiday Inn Express – 1-601-992-7773

Candlewood Suites – (601) 326-3600

Sleep Inn – (601) 936-0007

Hampton Inn – (601) 709-5200

Comfort Suites – (601)709-4900

**** Any questions, please call EFM at 601-936-5222

–Online Registration has Closed! You can still register the day of the event from 6:30-7:30a.m.–

Start: November 23, 2013
End: November 23, 2013
Venue: Liberty Park
Phone: 601-936-5222
Address:
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694 Liberty Park Rd., Flowood, MS, United States, 39232

November 23, 2013

Strides for Seizures Raffle

On Saturday, November 23, 2013 the Epilepsy Foundation of Mississippi will raffle off one fabulous vacation!  The winner has the choice of a Westin Resort 4-night Getaway in Maui or Kauai with Airfare for 2! This vacation is valued at $10,776

Westin

 

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A Orlando Theme Park Adventure 4-Night (Hyatt) Package with Airfare for 4! Sea World Orlando 4-1-day tickets AND Universal Resorts Orlando – 4 1-day, 1-park tickets.  Choose from either Universal Studios Florida or Universal’s new Islands of Adventure, featuring the Wizarding world of Harry Potter.  This vacation is valued at $10,100.

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Tickets are $25.00 each and all proceeds goes to support the Program and Services offered by the Epilepsy Foundation of Mississippi.  Including the Alvin P. Flannes Summer Camp for children with Epilepsy.

Raffle tickets can be purchased the morning of the 5K!

Raffle Tickets

Win a fabulous vacation to either Hawaii or Orlando, WINNERS CHOICE! Drawing will be help on Saturday, November 23, 2013. Winner doesn't have to be present to win but must be 21 years of age or older!
  • Strides for Seizures Raffle

  • Price: $25.00 Quantity:
    ONLY 1000 TICKETS SOLD! The winner will have their choice of a fabulous Westin Resorts 4-Night Getaway in Maui or Kauai with Airfare for 2. Vacation is valued at $10,776. OR An Orlando Theme Park Adventure 4-Night (Hyatt) Package with Airfare for 4. This vacation includes 4, Sea World Orlando tickets, 4, Universal Resorts Orlando tickets. Winner will also chose from either Universal Studios Florida or the new Islands of Adventure, featuring the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. This vacation is valued at $10,100. Winner must be 21 years of age.
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Start: November 23, 2013
End: November 23, 2013
Address:
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United States
Cost: 25.00

November 6, 2013

Second Annual NRC Alzheimer’s Memory Screening and Lunch & Learn

The Epilepsy Foundation of Mississippi will be exhibiting at a booth at this event.  Please come by and see us!

Start: November 6, 2013
End: November 6, 2013
Venue: Forrest General Hospital
Address:
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Hattiesburg, MS, United States

October 26, 2013

Rockfest for Epilepsy Awareness

Roxy and Kenny Trahan along with great friends presents Rockfest for Epilepsy Awareness

Saturday, October 26, 2013 from 3:00 pm until

Zepplin’s Pizzeria & Bar

709 Howard Avenue

Biloxi, MS  39530

Visit Rockfest for Epilepsy on Facebook for up-to-date details.  Donations received from this event will go to the Dr. Victor G. Dostrow Emergency Medical Fund.

 

Start: October 26, 2013
End: October 27, 2013
Venue: Zeppelin's Pizzeria & Bar
Address:
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709 Howard Avenue, Biloxi, MS, United States, 39530

September 17, 2013

Thirty-One Party

Come support the Epilepsy Foundation of Mississippi on September 17, 2013 by attending our Thirty-One Party!

Proceeds go to foundation Programs/Services!

** You can also shop online now at mythirtyone.com/sheahutchins

When: Tuesday, September 17. 2013

Hosted By: Epilepsy Foundation of Mississippi

Location: EFM Office, 2001 Airport Rd. N., Ste 307, Flowood, MS 39232

Time: 5:00pm-7:00pm

For more inforamtion please click:  31 Party Flyer

Start: September 17, 2013
End: September 17, 2013
Venue: Epilepsy Foundation of Mississippi
Phone: 6019365222
Address:
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2001 Airport Rd. N., Ste 307, Flowood, MS, United States, 39232
Cost: Free
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