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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:

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

7 - 8 P.M.:   Stroke Support Groups

Short Break

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

Guest Speaker:  Janet M. Gritz, MA, CCC-SLP

Topic:

"Stroke Awareness, Prevention, Emergency Treatment, and Insurance Coverage Updates"

 Contact Person

Bob Orlov  (301-299-5059)


WHERE:   (NOTE NEW LOCATION!)

Davis Library

(lower level meeting room)

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 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.  

SILVER SPRING CHAPTER MEETING

WHEN

NEXT MEETING: 

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

1:30 - 2:30 P.M. :

Stroke Support Discussion Group

(in the Almost Cafe')

Short Break

:30 - 3:30 P.M.:

Welcome, Elections, Program

Speaker:  Regine Clermont

Topic:  "Chair Yoga"

Contact Person:

Elaine Parreco  (301-622-1650)

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


WHERE:

Schweinhaut Senior Center  (Almost Cafe')

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,  May 9, 2018

7 - 8 P.M.:  Stroke Support Groups

Short Break

8 - 9 PM:  Announcements & Program

Topic: "Increasing Independence Post Stroke"

Guest Speaker  

Rob Grange, Physical Therapist, MPT, MBA, Adventist Rehab Hospital

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, APRIL 19 (next month: MAY 10)

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

UPCOMING ANNUAL ELECTIONS:
Each May elections are held at our three chapter locations to select our next Board of Directors and Chapter Chairpersons. 


To obtain more information or nominate someone, leave a message at 301-681-6272. or

[email protected] Please leave your name and phone number.

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 SAILING with C.R.A.B. in ANNAPOLIS on MAY 3rd at 1 p.m.

(Note date change)

 Chesapeake Region Accessible Boating (CRAB) has special sailboats and equipment that enable stroke survivors with physical disabilities to enjoy a relaxing 2-hour sail on the Chesapeake Bay in Annapolis, Md.

Free for MCSA members.

Seating is limited and pre- registration is required by April 25, 2018.

To register or get more information, call Janet Gritz at 301-622-2282. Leave a message with your name and phone number.


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MCSA​

P.O. Box 9343

Silver Spring, MD 20916-9343​

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