Fairmont, MN Area MM Support Group

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The Fairmont MN Area MM Support Group, founded in April, 2013, meets on the 4th Saturday of every other month from 10:00 AM to 12-noon in “The Classroom” of the Mayo Clinic Health Systems – Hospital, 800 Clinic Circle Drive, Fairmont, MN 56031.  (Park on hospital side of building and enter at the main entrance.  The meeting room is on the ground floor – watch for signs.)

Please feel free to bring other myeloma patients, family and friends.

Basic Schedule
Meetings take place from 10:00 AM to 12-n00n on the 4th Saturday of every other month.
No reservation is required.

❂ 2018 Meeting Schedule ❂

February 24
We’re excited to present the latest findings from the American Society of Hematology’s (ASH) annual conference.  This will be a short recorded presentation and the rest of the time will be to share with one another, if you so choose to do.  New information booklets will be available for you, some of them are the best we’ve ever seen.  A soup and sandwich lunch will be provided by Takeda Pharmaceuticals. 

April 28
Our speaker will be Mary Beth Smart, Clinical Oncology Nurse with InVentiv Health for Janssen Oncology, to speak about the drug Darzalex (daratumumab). Come hear the latest, there will be time available to answer questions you may have on any topics and visit with other myeloma patients.  All patients, family, caregivers and friends are invited to attend.
A light lunch will be provided.
Please RSVP to Joyce Schultz at 507-230-0207.

June 23
Our guest speaker will be Melanie Smerillo, MSN, RN PHN: Clinical Nurse Educator, The topic will be Myeloma Survivorship – Care Planning.  All patients, caregivers, family and friends are encouraged to join us!  A light lunch will be available. / Open Discussion

August 25
TBA  / Open Discussion

October 27
Our speaker will be Kelly Cox, Director of Support Groups and Regional Community Workshops for the International Myeloma Foundation. You won’t want to miss this great speaker. A light lunch will be provided. / Open Discussion

December 29
This meeting is being held on the 5th Saturday of the month due to Christmas
TBA / Open Discussion

Directions to the Mayo Clinic Health System in Fairmont

Fairmont Area Multiple Myeloma Support Group
Contact: Joyce Schultz, Support Group Leader
402 E Main St, Ceylon, MN 56121
Email:  fairmont@imfsupport.org
Home Phone: 507-632-4412   —   Mobile: 507-230-0207

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