Alpha1 Events

Timely Topic Virtual Support Group Telecall

Event date:
Mar 03 2015,09:00pm
Event End Date:
Mar 03 2015,10:00pm
Capacity:
Unlimited

Timely Topic Virtual Support Group Telecall


on Tuesday, March 3rd at 9:00 pm ET.


Topic: 'Patient Assistance Community Update'


Speaker: John Walsh, President & CEO, Alpha-1 Foundation


To participate on the call, follow these directions:

1. At the specified time [9:00 P.M. ET], dial the Access Number: 1-800-920-7487

2. When prompted, enter your Participant Code followed by #.

3. Your Participant Code is 9335 9985#


Participant Star Commands

*4 - Volume - Pressing *4 will increase/decrease the volume

*6 - Mute - Participants can mute/unmute their own lines by pressing *6

Arkansas Alpha-1 Support Group Meeting

Event date:
Mar 07 2015,11:00am
Event End Date:
Mar 07 2015,02:00pm
Capacity:
Unlimited

Arkansas Alpha-1 Support Group Meeting


will be held on Saturday, March 7th from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm at First Presbyterian Church, 501 N. East Street, Benton, AR 72015, (501) 315-7737


Our guest speaker is Sandra Smyers, Alpha-1 Advocate, Dohmen Life Science Services. She will present:

'My Alpha-1 Journey'


Lunch will be provided


For more information or to RSVP by March 4th contact Support Group Leader,

JD Ellis at (501) 868-9733 or email: alpha1inar@gmail.com or

April Dumond, Communications Volunteer at (501) 607-3249; email: radumond@aol.com

Celtic Connection

Event date:
Mar 07 2015,07:00pm
Event End Date:
Mar 07 2015,11:00pm
Capacity:
Unlimited

The Celtic Connection

will be held at 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 7 at
Boston Marriott Newton, 
2345 Commonwealth Ave., Newton, MA 

 

 

Traditional Irish Dinner, Silent Auction, Pot-O'-Gold 50/50 Raffle, and Music by Hogan's Goat and the Harney Academy of Irish Dance


This year's recipients of the Shillelagh award:
Fred and John Walsh, and Bart R. Celli, MD


Dinner ticket $50/person;
VIP Cocktail Reception and dinner ticket $150/person 

 

All proceeds go to the Alpha-1 Foundation to fund research for a cure and related programs. 

 

For more information contact Bob Healy, bobhealy125@msn.com
or call 781-447-1447

 

Download the flyer and register

Alphazonies Support Group Meeting

Event date:
Mar 11 2015,11:00am
Event End Date:
Mar 11 2015,02:00pm
Capacity:
Unlimited

Alphazonies Support Group Meeting


will be held on Wednesday, March 11th from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm at

the Scottsdale Senior Center in Room 7,

1700 North Granite Reef Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85257, (480) 312-1700


Mike Clark, RT with John C. Lincoln Hospital will present

'Spring into Fitness'

He will discuss the benefits of pulmonary rehab and teach simple breathing techniques


Lunch will be provided


For more information or to RSVP by March 10th please contact

Support Group Leaders,

Karen Bennington at (480) 349-6323 or email: alphazonies@cox.net or

Lisa Lambert at (480) 391-9917 or email: lisalambert29@hotmail.com

Strickly Alphas Support Group Meeting

Event date:
Mar 12 2015,06:00pm
Event End Date:
Mar 12 2015,08:00pm
Capacity:
Unlimited

Strickly Alphas Support Group Meeting


will be held on Thursday, March 12th from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the Ponderosa Steak House, 8801 Gallia Street, Wheelersburg, OH 45694, (740) 574-8355


Our speaker will be Kimberly Jones,

Baxter BioScience Group Manager of Reimbursement & Advocacy


She will discuss 'Medicare and Private Insurance for 2015'

followed by Question and Answer Session


Buffet style dinner will be provided


For more information or to RSVP by March 10th contact Support Group Leader,

Amanda Holsinger at (740) 858-0405 or email: stricklyalphas@gmail.com or

Ann Dissinger, Media Volunteer, at (740) 858-4242 or email: mdissinger@columbus.rr.com

Raleigh Alpha-1 Education Day

Event date:
Mar 14 2015,09:00am
Event End Date:
Feb 14 2015,05:00pm
Cut off date:
Mar 09 2015,12:00am
Capacity:
Unlimited

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March 14, 2015


Click here to view the agenda and invitation for the Raleigh Alpha-1 Education Day. To register to attend the Raleigh Alpha-1 Education Day, contact the Alpha-1 Foundation at 800-521-3025 ext 323. Reservations must be made by March 9, 2015.

 

Hotel Reservations

To make hotel reservations, please contact the Marriott at Research Triangle Park at 1 (919) 941-6200. Group rate is $95 plus tax. Reservations must be made by February 23, 2015 to guarantee rate. The booking code is Alpha-1 Foundation.

 

Marriott at Research Triangle Park

4700 Guardian Drive

Durham, NC 27703

(919) 941-6200


AARC Accreditation

This learning activity has been approved by the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) for 6 hours of Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE).

 

Oxygen Travel Fund

The Oxygen Travel Fund provides oxygen and equipment for Alphas in financial need to travel to Alpha-1 educational events. To apply, please call (800) 245-6809 with at least 30 days notice.

Maryland Alpha-1 Support Group Meeting

Event date:
Mar 14 2015,10:30am
Event End Date:
Mar 14 2015,01:30pm
Capacity:
Unlimited

Maryland Alpha-1 Support Group Meeting


will be held on Saturday, March 14th from 10:30 am to 1:30 pm at the Medical Pavilion at Howard County Wellness Center, 10710 Charter Drive, Suite 100, Columbia, MD 21044, (410) 313-0400


 

Henry Moehring, Vice Chair of the Alpha-1 Foundation Board of Directors will be our guest speaker. He will discuss:

 

’The Role of the Alpha-1 Foundation in the Alpha-1 Community’


Lunch will be provided


For more information or to RSVP by March 11th contact Support Group Leaders,

Bruce Miles at (410) 740-5048 or email: bmiles1@comcast.net or

Martine (Tina) Milman at (410) 440-1922 or email: mmilman@howardlungandsleep.com

AlphaBurgherZ Support Group Meeting

Event date:
Mar 14 2015,11:00am
Event End Date:
Mar 14 2015,02:00pm
Capacity:
Unlimited

AlphaBurgherZ Support Group Meeting


will be held on Saturday, March 14th from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm at Bella Luna Trattoria, 5060 William Penn Hwy, Monroeville, PA 15146, (724) 733-2662


 

Our speaker will be Ruthlyn Noel, Senior Manager of Reimbursement and Advocacy with Baxter BioScience will present

 

‘Alpha-1 Advocacy’


Lunch will be provided


For more information and to RSVP by March 9th contact Support Group Leader,

Linda Hazelbeck at (H) 412-481-2546 or (C) 412-600-5135 or email: lhazelbeck729@comcast.net

Open Arms for Alpha-1 Support Group Meeting

Event date:
Mar 14 2015,11:00am
Event End Date:
Mar 14 2015,02:00pm
Capacity:
Unlimited

Open Arms for Alpha-1 Support Group Meeting


will be held on Saturday, March 14th from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm at Illinois Central College, North Campus, Birch Hall, Rm: 38, 5407 N. University Street, Peoria, IL 61635


Our speaker is Kelly Crawford-Jones, RRT Professor at Illinois Central College.

She will discuss:

'ABC's of COPD'


Lunch will be provided


For more information and to RSVP by March 11th contact Support Group Leaders,

Deb Burwell at (309) 863-0888 or Jackie English at (309) 507-2253 or email openarmsforalpha1@gmail.com

Iowa Alpha-1 Survivors Support Group Meeting

Event date:
Mar 14 2015,11:00am
Event End Date:
Mar 14 2015,02:00pm
Capacity:
Unlimited

Iowa Alpha-1 Survivors Support Group Meeting


will be held on Saturday, March 14th from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm at Mercy Medical Center, 701 10th Street SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52403, (319)398-6011


Our speaker will be Susie Murray MA, with Murray, Wilson, and Rose Counseling and Behavioral Services. She will discuss:

'Dealing with Chronic Illness '


Lunch will be provided


For more information or to RSVP by March 13th to

Support Group Leaders,

Frank and Terri Loutsch at (319) 396-2844 or email franksworld@hotmail.com

Frank's cell: (319) 899-3933; Terri's cell: (319) 929-5963