Central MN Multiple Myeloma Support Group

The Central Minnesota Multiple Myeloma Support Group invites you to take part in our monthly gatherings of people living with myeloma, their caregivers, families and friends.  Our meetings provide a great opportunity to learn about the latest advances in the treatment and management of myeloma while connecting with other members of the myeloma community.   Share what you know and learn from others, we are stronger together!

Basic Schedule
Date:
Second Saturday of each month (Starting September 9th)
Time:
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Location:
Willmar Fire Department Training Room
515 2nd Street SW
Willmar, MN 56201
No reservation required.

※ 2017 Meeting Schedule ※

September 9
Melanie Smerillo MSN, RN, PHN: Clinical Nurse Educator from Takeda will join us to discuss Velcade, Ninlaro, labs and your other Myeloma questions.

October 14
Do we already have the tools to cure Myeloma? Sue Enright, Midwest Regional Director of Support Groups for the International Myeloma Foundation will join us to discuss the Black Swan Research Initiative, the IMF’s project to develop the first definitive cure for myeloma. Sue will also give update us on what the IMF is doing to support research , educate patients, and help support groups / Open Discussion.

November 11
TBA/General Discussion

December 9
TBA/General Discussion

Directions to the Willmar Fire Department

* From the North: Take Business 71 (1st Street) south, turn right on Trott Ave then turn left on 2nd St SW
* From the South: Take Business 71 (1st Street) north, turn left on Trott Ave then turn left on 2nd St SW
* From the East: Take Hwy 12 east, turn left on 2nd St SW, go south 4 ½ blocks
* From the West: Take Hwy 12 west, turn right on 2nd St SW, go south 4 ½ blocks

The meeting room is handicapped accessible. Parking is north of the building – use training room entrance.

Central Minnesota Multiple Myeloma Support Group
Bev and Tony Hartzburg: 320-894-8101
Steve and Sheila Ellingoe: 320-295-3940
Jesse and Carrie Wadsworth: 320-364-2222
Email: CentralMN@IMFsupport.org

The group’s IMF hosted website can be found at: centralmn.support.myeloma.org

 

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