Please join us for the Inaugural Mississippi Purple Day, November 9, 2017!   

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We are so pleased to announce Governor Phil Bryant has signed a Proclamation declaring November 9, 2017, as Mississippi Purple Day, This is a state-wide awareness day to honor the 60,000 Mississippians living with seizure disorders and epilepsy.  

Please wear purple all day on Thursday, November 9, 2017, ask your friends and family to do the same.  By advocating and raising awareness on this day we are sending a clear message that we are making a difference!  Purchase your commemorative t-shirt to wear on this day!  Show us your pictures by posting to our social media sites and use the hastag #peaceloveCUREpilepsy!     

Join us for the festivities to celebrate with an awareness walk on Thursday evening, November 9, 2017, in Bay St. Louis, Ms for the strides we are making toward seizures, awareness, and research.   We will brighten the night for Epilepsy Awareness!   

Click Below to Read Proclamation:



Bring your glow sticks and walking shoes for an Epilepsy Awareness Walk on Thursday, November 9th at the Washington Street Pavilion in Bay St. Louis. Help us turn the sky purple in honor and memory of those with seizures!  

When:  Thursday, November 9th, 2017

Where:  Washington Street Pavilion
601 S. Beach Blvd
Bay St Louis, MS 39520

Time:  Packet Pick-Up and Pre-Registration starts at 3:00 PM  

Awareness Walk begins at 5:30 p.m.


Brighter Nights for Epilepsy Awareness Event

  • Download the team captain packet below if you wish to form your own team to raise money for this event.
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  • Shirts will be Long Sleeved, with Brighter Nights logo on front and Mississippi Purple Day logo on back.
  • Assumption of Risk & Release

  • Anyone who participates in Epilepsy Foundation of Mississippi’s events will be doing so at his or her own risk. By my signature below, I am acknowledging that I have read this waiver/release form and I am relinquishing Epilepsy Foundation of Mississippi, its members, volunteers, and other sponsors from any liability thereof. I fully understand that my participation in this event is completely a voluntary undertaking and that I assume all risks associated with my participation including, but not limited to, heat exhaustion, falls, contact with other participants, effects of weather, dangerous traffic and the conditions of the course. I hereby waive any and all rights and claims which I, for myself and my heirs, executors, administrators and personal representatives may now or hereinafter have against and do hereby release Epilepsy Foundation of Mississippi, its members, volunteers, and other sponsors for any and all injuries, illnesses, losses or death suffered by me resulting either directly or indirectly from my participation in this race. I hereby certify that I am adequately fit and in the proper physical condition to participate in this event and that I am not participating in this event against the advice of a physician nor am I taking medications which would impair my health or ability to participate in this event. I hereby authorize the use of my name and any photographs, videotapes and other record of my participation in this event for any legitimate purpose by Epilepsy Foundation of Mississippi.
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  • Raffle Tickets - *Optional

    We will be raffling off one trip (Winners Choice) for two to Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic, OR a family trip for four to Orlando, Florida to Walt Disney World Resort. Purchase your raffle tickets below ($10/each).

Click Here for Registration Form 2017  

Click Here For Brighter Nights – Gulf Coast – Team captain packet

There will be a 1-mile awareness walk, a memorial wall for those we’ve lost to SUDEP, guest speakers, and much more!  

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