Events


FUNNE
Saturday, October 28th
9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Madison

Familias Unidas con Niņos con Necesidades Especiales (FUNNE) is an educational workshop for Spanish-speaking parents of children with special needs. Presenting this month will be Aracely Portillo, Nutrition Educator with the UW Extension. In this workshop, participants will learn healthy recipes that kids can easily make with their parents.

The program is conducted in Spanish, and will include refreshments. For more information on the FUNNE program or to sign up, please contact Lilliam at (608) 441-3257 or Hector at (608) 617-8066.


37th Annual Dinner
Thursday, November 2nd
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Madison

The Epilepsy Foundation Heart of Wisconsin Board of Directors cordially invite you to celebrate 37 years of providing services to individuals and families in the Heart of Wisconsin.

Join us as we celebrate the milestones that our advocates, volunteers, and the medical community have accomplished in the past year. Dr. Janel Schneider (Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare) will be presenting “Barriers in Access to Specialized Epilepsy Care". Dinner starts at 7:00 PM, with Dr. Schneider presenting shortly afterwards.

Following the presentation we will be acknowledging the retirement of Executive Director Art Taggart and Services Director Ann Hubbard. A suggested donation of $50 is appreciated; please click here for to RSVP today. To learn about other payment options, please contact Jane at the Epilepsy Foundation at (608) 442-5555.


Kourtney Krantz Memorial Event
Saturday, November 11th
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Dodgeville

Sign up for the 2nd annual Kourtney Krantz Memorial 8 Pin Tap Doubles at Dodger Bowl and help raise epilepsy awareness in Wisconsin! Cost is $30 for Team Entry, with shifts at 10 AM, 12:30 PM and 3 PM. Funds raised help support scholarships for Camp Phoenix, a sleep away camp for youth with epilepsy.

It'll be fun for the whole family, with a kid's carnival from 11 am - 4 pm, raffles, silent auction and a 50/50 bucket! But stick around for the high stakes Texas Hold'em tournament at 7 PM. For more information or to register, please call (608) 935-2595 or email dbowl@mhtc.net.


Epilepsy UpDate Dinner
Monday, December 11th
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Madison

The Epilepsy UpDate Dinner program is an opportunity to increase knowledge on epilepsy and available treatment, improve the ability of patients to communicate effectively with health care providers, and to provide epilepsy self-management trainings and knowledge of community resources.

Joining us will be Dr. Tracy Dixon-Salazar from the LGS Foundation. Dr. Dixon-Salazar will be presenting " Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome (LGS): A Personal and Scientific Perspective" at The Edgewater. Cost is $7 for individuals with epilepsy, $10 for professionals; includes dinner.

Please RSVP by calling Jane at (608) 442-5555 or emailing info@epilepsywisconsin.org no later than Monday, December 4th; please make sure to include your name and a contact number when emailing.

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