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National Multiple Sclerosis Society

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  • Lige Lightning team to take part in MS Walk Towson

    Lige Lightning team to take part in MS Walk Towson
    Tricia Lige remembers the first thought she had in 2005 when she was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis: "I'm going to end up in a wheelchair for the rest of my life." Now, nine years later, the Knettishall resident will be walking with her entire family...
  • Franklin W. Vanik, MS advocate

    Franklin W. Vanik, MS advocate
    Franklin Walter Vanik, who became an advocate for those diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, died Friday at his parents' Rosedale home after suffering a head injury in an earlier fall. He was 46. Born in Baltimore and raised in Rosedale, he was the son...
  • Birroteca and Fleet Street Kitchen throwing first anniversary parties

    Birroteca and Fleet Street Kitchen throwing first anniversary parties
    Suddenly, first anniversary parties are the thing for restaurants. And why not? The first year for a restaurant is a tough one, so who can blame them for wanting to celebrate? Call in some chef friends to lend a hand and give yourselves a big pat on the...
  • For Hopkins researcher, battling MS is personal

    For Hopkins researcher, battling MS is personal
    Anna Whetstone, 23, was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis when she was 17. She was a high school junior in Hershey, Pa., playing on her school's field hockey team when she got hit in the head with a ball. "I was feeling fine at the time," she said,...
  • More than 500 join in MS Walk Aberdeen to raise $60,000

    More than 500 participants came together last Sunday, April 21, for Walk MS Aberdeen to raise funds and awareness for all those affected by multiple sclerosis. The walk was held at the Ripken Stadium and is expected to raise $60,000, according to the...
  • Datebook

    Sunday, April 7 5K Annapolis Walk The Maryland Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society sponsors its 5K Annapolis Walk from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium, 500 Taylor Ave. in Annapolis. Walk begins at the stadium and...
  • Anne Arundel County Digest

    'In the Heat of the Night' Bowie Community Theatre presents a play based on John Ball's Oscar-winning film and the Emmy-winning television series of the same name through Saturday, March 30, at the Bowie Playhouse, 16500 White Marsh Park Drive. Showtimes...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Glastonbury Lacrosse Tournament Draws Top College Talent, Raises Funds For MS

    The 29th annual Glastonbury Lacrosse Tournament (GLT) will be held at Glastonbury High School on Saturday, July 26, and Sunday, July 27, to benefit the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Connecticut Chapter, and the Glastonbury Youth Lacrosse Club. The...
  • Ella May Mary Sauers, 78, of Hampstead

    Ella May Mary Sauers, 78, of Hampstead died Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin. A funeral service was held June 23 at the Eckhardt Funeral Chapel, P.A. in Manchester, with the Rev. Dr. Melissa Rudolph officiating. Interment was...
  • Ella M. Sauers, 78, of Hampstead

    Ella May Mary Sauers, 78, of Hampstead, died Tuesday, June 17, 2014, at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin. A funeral service was held at Eckhardt Funeral Chapel, 3296 Charmil Drive, Manchester, with the Rev. Dr. Melissa Rudolph officiating. Interment...
  • Simsbury's Ojakian Commons On Track For 2015 Completion

    Simsbury's Ojakian Commons On Track For 2015 Completion
    SIMSBURY — A three-floor, 48-unit housing complex designed to serve people diagnosed with multiple sclerosis and also people with intellectual disabilities, under construction since early January, is expected to be finished by the summer of 2015....
  • Tom Sherak Tapped for Honor by Will Rogers Foundation

    The Will Rogers Motion Picture Pioneers Foundation has selected Hollywood veteran Tom Sherak as the 2014 Pioneer of the Year honoree. The award dinner will take place on March 26 during CinemaCon in Las Vegas. Sherak, who was formerly president of the...