Stillwater Support Group

Family Means Center in Stillwater

The Stillwater Support Group meets from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM usually on the second Wednesday of each month.  Please check this site to confirm meeting date, time and agenda issues.  The meetings are held at:

Family Means Center
1875 Northwestern Ave S.
Stillwater, MN 55082

✦ 2018 Meeting Schedule ✦

  • January 10  – Ima Garcia, RN, MSN, ACNP-BC Immuno-Oncology Clinical Liaison/Hematology for Bristol-Myers Squibb U.S. Pharmaceuticals Medical will give a presentation on their monoclonal antibody, Empliciti (elotuzumab), which was approved in 2015 for use in combination with two other therapies to treat people with multiple myeloma who have received one to three prior medications / Open Discussion
  • February 14 – SPECIAL MEETING – 12:00 Noon – The February meeting will be at Gulden’s restaurant (2999 North Hwy 61, Maplewood, MN 55109-1019). We will have our own room and order off the regular menu so share your stories and … can you pass the salt?  If you’re not yet registered you can e-mail Bev Culy at or phone her directly at 651-337-1746.
  • March 14 – TBA  / Open Discussion
  • April 11 – Every time you go to the doctor they take your blood and sometimes more.  What are they looking for?  Julie West, RN, BSN, OCN Clinical Nurse Consultant from Celgene will join us to discuss lab tests and how to understand their values. / Open Discussion.
  • May 9 – TBA  / Open Discussion
  • June 13 – TBA  / Open Discussion
  • July 11 – TBA  / Open Discussion
  • August 8  – TBA  / Open Discussion
  • September 12 – NOTE: Special Time and Location – Join us for our annual cruise up the Saint Croix River. Please arrive at the St. Croix Boat & Packet Co. (525 Main St S, Stillwater, MN 55082) between 11:15 and 11:30 to pay for the trip. The boat departs promptly at noon and returns at 2:30. Don’t worry about the weather, we sail rain or shine as the boat has fully enclosed sections. The cost of the trip includes lunch as well as the boat ride.
  • October 10 – TBA / Open Discussion
  • November 14 – TBA / Open Discussion
  • December 12 – 12:00 Noon –  Christmas potluck buffet.  NOTE THE TIME: This meeting is an hour earlier than usual.  Join us to share food, stories, and your expectations for the coming year.

Stillwater Support Group
Barb Davis = Phone: 651-486-9360,  Email:
Bev Culy = Phone: 651-337-1747,  Email:
Diane Zimmerhakl = Phone: 651-731-5442, Email:
General Stillwater Support Group Email: