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November 6, 2014

Project CARE: Depression, Anxiety & Kids with Epilepsy

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.

Start: November 6, 2014
End: November 6, 2014
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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:

No Shave November Registration Form

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Start: October 20, 2014
End: November 20, 2014
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Cost: $5.00

October 16, 2014

Epilepsy Foundation of Mississippi Board of Directors Meeting

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Start: October 16, 2014
End: October 16, 2014
Venue: Epilepsy Foundation of Mississippi Office
Phone: 601-936-5222
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2001 Airport Road N., Suite 307, Flowood, MS, United States, 39232

October 4, 2014

Jackson Community Awareness Group

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.

Start: October 4, 2014
End: October 4, 2014
Venue: Epilepsy Foundation of Mississippi
Phone: 601-936-5222
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2001 Airport Rd. N., Ste. 307, Flowood, MS, United States, 39232
Cost: Free

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
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1001 East County Line Rd., Jackson, MS, United States, 39211
Cost: Free

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.

Start: September 20, 2014
End: September 20, 2014
Venue: Winner's Circle Park
Phone: 601-936-5222
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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 or call the foundation office at 601.936.5222 ext. 301.  For a camp application please click here: 2014 Alvin P camp app


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Start: May 27, 2014
End: May 31, 2014
Venue: Camp Wesley Pines
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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
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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
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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


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


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
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694 Liberty Park Rd., Flowood, MS, United States, 39232
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