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Simcoe County Chapter [lnkPrinterFriendly]
44 Cedar Pointe Drive, Unit 1102
Barrie ON, L4N 5R7
Toll Free : +1 (800) 634 5618,
Telephone : +1 (705) 733 0488
Fax : +1 (705) 719 3098

MS.SimcoeCounty@mssociety.ca

News!

NEW: Our office hours are 10:00 am - 3:00 pm CLOSED Wednesdays.

Please Note:

We are moving to

80 Bradford Street, Suite 133

Barrie L4N 6S7

We will be moving on December 02, 2014

Our email has changed to MS.SimcoeCounty@mssociety.ca 


 

Member Dinner and Social CANCELLED

The owners had a family emergency. Please contact the office to receive your refund.

Members of the MS Society, Simcoe County Chapter as well as their friends and families are invited to join us for a dinner and social. It promises to be a delightful evening of friendship and fun!

Date: Tuesday November 25, 2014

Time: Cocktails 5:30 to 6:30 pm, Dinner 6:30 pm

Location: Edgehill Banquet Hall, 295 Edgehill Drive, Barrie

Tickets are $30.00 per person and are available in advance. Cash bar.

Raffle table as well.

We really hope to see you there!

Please let call the office by November 14th 2014.

 

 

The Style Studio Boutique Fundraiser

 

Thanks so much to The Style Studio Boutique in Wasaga Beach for hosting a fundraiser in support of MS on September 17th. A portion of all sales that day plus monies raised through a silent auction were donated to the MS Society, Simcoe County Chapter. The Style Studio Boutique was able to raise a total of $1,143 in support of MS. Way to go!

We appreciate everyone who supported this fundraiser by bringing your friends and family into The Style Studio Boutique – and hope you were able to get yourself a new outfit or perhaps some early Christmas pressies!

An honourable mention as well to Alanna Lotto, a young lady from Wasaga Beach who is living with MS, for attending this fundraiser and speaking about living with MS.

 

 

 

 

 

Pictures of the MS Mandarin Walk 2013 have been up loaded. Please go to Past Events on this page for the links to the Pictures.

 

 

 

Annette Funicello, one of the best-known members of the original 1950s "Mickey Mouse Club" and a star of numerous 1960s "beach party" films, died Monday at a California hospital, the Walt Disney Co. said.

 

Funicello, who was 70, "died peacefully from complications due to multiple sclerosis, a disease she battled for over 25 years," the Disney statement said.

 

 

Action Line Expands to Benefit Home Care

The Long-Term Care Action Line is being expanded so home care clients or others, such as family members, can call with any complaints they have about services. Ontario residents can reach the Long-Term Care Action Line at 1-866-876-7658 or TTY 1-800-387-5559

 

              

                         

                  

 

 

              MS ANSWERS NOW MOBILE ENABLED

 

msanswers.ca is now mobile enabled and ready for viewing through your smartphone web browser.

MS Answers is a website that allows people living with multiple sclerosis, caregivers and others affected by MS to obtain accurate answers to MS-specific questions. The website also offers the opportunity for individuals to submit questions, and new questions and answers are posted to the website weekly.

 

 

 

JMI Events presents a Hallowe’en Dance at the Wasaga Beach Recplex on Saturday, October 25th!What’s your costume going to be?

Come and celebrate this spooky holiday! Party goers will have a fantastic Hallowe’en celebration with music, dancing, games, drinks and food, while at the same time supporting your chapter of the MS Society.

Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door, and can be purchased at the Wasaga Beach Chamber of Commerce. Visit JMIEvents.com for more details!

 

The Style Studio Boutique Fundraiser

Mark your calendars …. On Wednesday, September 17th, The Style Studio Boutique in Wasaga Beach is donating a portion of all sales plus monies raised through a silent auction to the MS Society, Simcoe County Chapter. Please support this wonderful fundraiser by bringing your friends and family – and treating yourself to a new outfit or perhaps getting an early start to your Christmas shopping!

Alanna Lotto, a young lady from Wasaga Beach who is living with MS will be the guest of honour; refreshments will be served, and there is a silent auction as well.

The Style Studio offers women's fashions and accessories, specializing in clothing, footwear and accessories. They are located at 1344 Mosley Street, Unit 3 in Wasaga Beach (Phone: 705-429-2172). They will be open 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. to help you shop! J

Style_Boutique.pdf  Flyer for Event

 

 

This spring, the MS Society is advocating for MS clinics in Ontario through a petition campaign (April 25 – June 1).

 

The MS clinics are facing a difficult funding situation and the MS Society strongly believes it is the role of the government and government-funded healthcare institutions to ensure the delivery of health care services to the over 20,000 Ontarians that live with MS.

 

We recognize the great work being done at the MS clinics and understand the importance of the clinic network to people living with MS in Ontario. The purpose of our petition is to convince the government to assume the full role of funding the operating costs of the clinics.

 

The MS Society greatly values the MS clinic network and our relationships with its practitioners, who provide essential care and expertise to people living with MS. Working together, we hope to create a solution and drive the change that is necessary to ensure the healthcare needs of people living with MS are met across Ontario. Our goal is to get 5000 signatures, so please help us spread the word. The petition will be available to sign at Mandarin MS walks throughout the province or you can sign it here:http://mssociety.ca/ontario/socact_petition.htm

 

Thank you!

 

Sylvia Leonard

President, Ontario & Nunavut Division

National Vice-President, Programs and Services

MS Walk 2014.

Sunday May 4, 2014

Every year over 40,000 Canadians in more than 160 communities across our country lace up at the MS Walk to raise vital funds for people living with MS.

Below are a few examples of the services and programs your fundraising supports:

·    Financial assistance for special equipment and home care

·    Supportive counselling for all those affected by MS

·    Self-help groups and recreational programs for people with MS

·    Government advocacy for people living with MS

This family-oriented, community-supported event offers walking routes of varying lengths – including a wheelchair-accessible route – and features start/finish line activities such as inspiring words from MS Ambassadors (people living with MS), entertainment, team awards and more.

Please join us for the Mandarin MS Walk on Sunday, May 4th. Register for your local walk at www.mswalks.ca

5th Annual A&W Cruisin' for a Cause Day. 

On August 22rd, 2013, A&W restaurants across Canada participated in A&W Cruisn' for a Cause to raise funds in support ofpeople living with MS. This event raised more than $1.45 million. Thank you for all that helped to make this day a big success.

5th Annual A&W Cruisin’ Pictures click here.

News Coverage on the event click here.

More pictures to come later.

 

  

Pictures of the MS Mandarin Walk 2013 Click links below.

Thank you to our sponsors. For a list of sponsors click this link

MS_Walk_BARRIE_SPONSOR_-_2013.pdf 

1. Opening Ceremony.

http://chapters.mssociety.ca/default.aspx?ChapterID=342&PageID=3764&L=2

2. Walker walking the MS Mandarin Route

http://chapters.mssociety.ca/default.aspx?ChapterID=342&PageID=3793&L=2

3. The Dogs who walked

http://chapters.mssociety.ca/default.aspx?ChapterID=342&PageID=3794&L=2

4. The Volunteers

http://chapters.mssociety.ca/default.aspx?ChapterID=342&PageID=3795&L=2

5. Walker returning to the Ranch at the end of the Walk.

http://chapters.mssociety.ca/default.aspx?ChapterID=342&PageID=3796&L=2  

6. Closing Ceremony

http://chapters.mssociety.ca/default.aspx?ChapterID=342&PageID=3807&L=2

7. Some of the Signage at the MS Mandarin walk

http://chapters.mssociety.ca/default.aspx?ChapterID=342&PageID=3797&L=2

 

 

 

Mandarin MS Walk Kick Off

MS Does The Arts Again...

For more events click the Past Event Button.

 

 

 

The Bankfighters want to help the Simcoe County MS Chapter raise funds.

Bring your empty jugs to our Dominion Lending Centre located at 360 Bayfield, Barrie, ON. Fill up your jugs. The cost is whatever you would like to donate. 100% of your donation goes to your favorite charity Simcoe County MS Chapter.

Click here for more information

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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