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Hope and help for stroke survivors and caregivers

Our friendly support and first-hand experiences

can help you cope with life after a stroke.

BETHESDA CHAPTER MEETING

 WHEN: 

NEXT MEETING:

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

7 - 8 P.M.:   Stroke Support Group

Short Break

8 - 9 P.M.:   Welcome, Announcements  & Program

Speaker:  Janet M. Gritz, MA, CCC-SLP

Topic:   "Challenges Faced by Stroke Survivors Who Have Aphasia"


Contact Person

Bob Orlov  (301-299-5059)


WHERE

Davis Library

(Lower Level, Room #1)

6400 Democracy Blvd.

Bethesda, MD 20817

MCSA chapter meetings are free and open to the public.


If you plan to attend this meeting, or if you want more information. leave a telephone message at 301-681-6272 or send an email message to [email protected]

Include your name and contact information.  

SILVER SPRING CHAPTER MEETING

WHEN

NEXT MEETING: 

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

1:00 - 2:00 P.M. :

Welcome, Announcements,  and Program

Speaker: Ashley Biggs, Outreach Librarian, Md. Library for the Blind and Physically Disabled

Topic:  "Talking Books"

Short Break

1:00 - 2:00 P.M.:

Stroke Support Group


Contact Person:

Elaine Parreco  (301-622-1650)

(Leave a message including your call-back phone number.)


WHERE:

Schweinhaut Senior Center

(Garden Room)

1000 Forest Glen Road

Silver Spring, MD 20901

(ample free parking)


MCSA chapter meetings are free and open to the public.


If you plan to attend this meeting, or if you want more information about this chapter,  leave a  telephone message at 301-681-6272 or send an email  message to [email protected]  Include your name and contact information.

UPPER COUNTY CHAPTER MEETING

WHEN:  2nd Wednesdays,

7 - 9:00 P.M.

NEXT MEETING

Wednesday,  June 13, 2018

7 - 8 P.M.:  Stroke Support Groups

Short Break

8 - 9 PM:  Announcements & Program

Topic: "Advocating for and Accessing Available Services for People with Disabilities"

Guest Speaker  Amanda Lay,  former rehab volunteer and community advocate

WHERE:  Adventist HealthCare Physical Health & Rehab.

9909 Medical Center Drive, Rockville, MD


MCSA chapter meetings are free and open to the public.

If you plan to attend this meeting, RSVP by calling Susy Stites at 301-789-1004 and leaving a message with your name and contact information.

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BOARD of DIRECTORS MEETING:

THURSDAY,  JUNE 7

Time: 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Place

Holiday Park Center

3950 Ferrara Drive

Silver Spring, MD


If you plan to attend this meeting, please RSVP to Amy Boltz (248-652-0304)  or send email to [email protected]


    ANNOUNCEMENTS

             DO MORE 24

   noon  May 17 - noon May 18

This year, for the first time, MCSA is participating in this 24-hour online fundraising event that is sponsored by the United Way of the National Capital Area.

TO DONATE TO MCSA,  GO TO

https://www.domore24.org/

montgomerycountystrokeassociation

before noon on Friday, May 18.


When you are on MCSA's page,

click on "DONATE NOW"  and follow the instructions for registering and specifying the amount of your donation and method of payment.

Your donation to MCSA would be greatly appreciated and would help us help local stroke survivors and their family caregivers cope with the life-altering effects of stroke.



        ELECTION  RESULTS:
Congratulations to the following people who were elected to the 2018-2019 Board of Directors:

Tom Bailey

Amy Boltz

Bill Gulban

Dr. Alafuele Kalala

Elaine Parreco

Carlos Quintanilla

Audrey Stewart

Our newly elected Board of Directors will serve from July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019.

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MCSA​

P.O. Box 9343

Silver Spring, MD 20916-9343​

Phone:  (301) 681-6272
Email:  [email protected]