The Epilepsy Foundation of Mississippi’s office will be closed in observance of Thanksgiving Day. We will also be closed the day after Thanksgiving so the staff can enjoy some time with their families.
Calendar of Events
November 27, 2014
November 6, 2014
Please join child Neuropsychiatrist, Dr. Tatiana Falcone and child Psychologist Dr. Jane Timmons-Mitchell in a live Spreecast discussion about why depression and anxiety are big problems for teens. Topics discussed will be on how to recognize the signs and symptoms, what to do for your teen, how to know when depression and anxiety are more than usual concerns and treatment available, including the risk of suicide in epilepsy. We hope that you will join us for this free Webinar on Thursday, November 6, 2014 at 12 noon EST. The link below has been provided for additional information.
PROJECT CARE is designed to improve care coordination, increase social support, provide education and increase engagement for teens with epilepsy and their families. It is funded by the Health Resources Services Administration.
October 20, 2014
November is National Epilepsy Awareness month. What better way to raise awareness than NOT SHAVING! No Shave November will start October 20, 2014 and it will run through November 20, 2014. Please join us in one of the “Hairiest” times of the year and show your support for the 60,000 Mississippians living with epilepsy and seizure disorders. Judging will take place at Sal & Mookies in Jackson, Ms. But don’t worry…..there will also be online judging so post your pictures weekly!!! Please make a $5.00 donation to the Epilepsy Foundation and sign up below. Everyone participating will receive the official “NO SHAVE NOVEMBER” button!
Please complete form to register:
October 16, 2014
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October 4, 2014
Please come join us for the last Jackson Community Awareness Group of 2014 on Saturday, October 4, 2014 from 9:30am-11:00am at the EFM OFFICE.
September 30, 2014
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
- 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.
September 20, 2014
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.
May 27, 2014
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 email@example.com or call the foundation office at 601.936.5222 ext. 301. For a camp application please click here: 2014 Alvin P camp app
March 27, 2014
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!
February 28, 2014
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
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.
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 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:
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.