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    Can Do Multiple Sclerosis Announces New Two-Day Lifestyle Empowerment Program - TAKE CHARGE™ in Oakland, California this June

    Posted Monday, April 14, 2014

    Avon, Colo. • April 14, 2014 – Can Do Multiple Sclerosis is excited to present its two-day TAKE CHARGE Program starting on Friday, June 20, 2014, and ending on Sunday, June 22, 2014, in Oakland, California at the Marriott Oakland City Center.  The TAKE CHARGE Program is a wellness weekend for people living with MS and their support partners. This program will explore an interactive and multi-disciplinary approach to MS care management where participants learn the individualized skills and mindsets to take charge of their health and lives with MS.  In collaboration with the National MS Society – Northern California Chapter, TAKE CHARGE provides educational lectures, interactive workshops and group interactions with MS experts and with others living with MS.

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    Can Do Multiple Sclerosis Presents a Free One-Day JUMPSTART® IN MOTION Program in Charleston, SC – Saturday, May 17, 2014

    Posted Monday, March 31, 2014

    Avon, Colo. • March 31, 2014 – Can Do Multiple Sclerosis is excited to present a free one-day JUMPSTART IN MOTION Program on Saturday, May 17, 2014, in Charleston, SC at the Hilton Garden Inn Charleston Airport.  JUMPSTART IN MOTION is an educational and interactive program where people living with MS and their support partners learn the knowledge, skills and tools to adopt healthy lifestyle behaviors and actively co-manage their MS.  This particular program will focus on movement and mobility issues and will offer a special session for support partners to specifically address their concerns. In collaboration with the National MS Society – Greater Carolinas Chapter, JUMPSTART IN MOTION provides presentations, workshops and interactive sessions so participants can learn to move forward beyond the challenges of their MS.

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    Can Do Multiple Sclerosis Presents a Free One-Day JUMPSTART® IN MOTION Program in Melville, NY – Saturday, April 12, 2014

    Posted Tuesday, March 25, 2014

    Avon, Colo. • March 25, 2014 – Can Do Multiple Sclerosis is excited to present a free one-day JUMPSTART IN MOTION Program on Saturday, April 12, 2014, in Melville, NY at the Melville Marriott Long Island.  JUMPSTART IN MOTION is an educational and interactive program where people living with MS and their support partners learn the knowledge, skills and tools to adopt healthy lifestyle behaviors and actively co-manage their MS.  This particular program will focus on movement and mobility issues and will offer a special session for support partners to specifically address their concerns. In collaboration with the National MS Society – Long Island Chapter, JUMPSTART IN MOTION provides presentations, workshops and interactive sessions so participants can see themselves beyond the challenges of their MS.

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    Vertical Express at Schweitzer Mountain Helps People with Multiple Sclerosis Live Fuller Lives

    Posted Tuesday, February 18, 2014

    Sandpoint, Idaho (February 18, 2014) — Winter sports enthusiasts can enjoy the best Schweitzer Mountain has to offer, all while benefiting lifestyle empowerment programs for people living with multiple sclerosis (MS), March 7 and 8, 2014, at Vertical Express for Can Do MS. This annual skiing extravaganza at Schweitzer Mountain Resort will celebrate the 30th anniversary of, and raise funds for, Can Do Multiple Sclerosis, a national nonprofit and innovative provider of lifestyle empowerment programs that help families living with MS.

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    Vertical Express at Squaw Valley Helps People with Multiple Sclerosis Live Fuller Lives

    Posted Thursday, February 13, 2014

    Lake Tahoe, Calif. (February 12, 2014) — Winter sports enthusiasts can enjoy the best Squaw Valley has to offer, all while benefiting lifestyle empowerment programs for people living with multiple sclerosis (MS), March 1 and 2, 2014, at Vertical Express for Can Do MS. This annual skiing extravaganza at Squaw Valley Ski Resort will celebrate the 30th anniversary of, and raise funds for, Can Do Multiple Sclerosis, a national nonprofit and innovative provider of lifestyle empowerment programs that help families living with MS.

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    Vertical Express at Crystal Mountain Helps People with Multiple Sclerosis Live Fuller Lives

    Posted Wednesday, February 12, 2014

    Crystal Mountain, Wash. (February 12, 2014) — Winter sports enthusiasts can enjoy the best Crystal Mountain has to offer, all while benefiting lifestyle empowerment programs for people living with multiple sclerosis (MS), February 28 through March 2, 2014, at Vertical Express for Can Do MS. This annual skiing extravaganza at Crystal Mountain Resort will celebrate the 30th anniversary of, and raise funds for, Can Do Multiple Sclerosis, a national nonprofit and innovative provider of lifestyle empowerment programs that help families living with MS.

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    30th Annual Vertical Express for Can Do MS Commemorates Local Skiing Legend and Helps People with MS Live Fuller Lives

    Posted Wednesday, January 8, 2014

    Vail, Colo. (January 8, 2014) – As the world’s most elite athletes prepare to compete in Sochi, a Colorado-based national nonprofit will launch a two-day event to commemorate one of Colorado’s most distinguished world-class athletes and most generous individuals to those living with multiple sclerosis (MS). On February 7 and 8, 2014, the Vail Vertical Express for Can Do MS, an annual skiing extravaganza at Vail Mountain, will memorialize the athletic prowess and charity of Can Do MS founder, Jimmie Heuga, the first American ever to medal in Olympic ski racing. The event takes place on, and commemorates, the 50th anniversary of Heuga’s bronze medal.

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    Can Do Multiple Sclerosis to Participate in Colorado Gives Day

    Posted Tuesday, November 26, 2013

    Edwards, CO (11/26/2013) – Can Do Multiple Sclerosis announces its support of Colorado Gives Day 2013– an initiative to increase philanthropy in Colorado through online giving to Colorado charities. Presented by Community First Foundation and FirstBank, Colorado Gives Day is a 24-hour period to “Give where you live” by making online donations to the hundreds of charities featured on Community First Foundation’s online giving resource, ColoradoGives.org. As a profiled charity on ColoradoGives.org, Can Do MS will benefit from this initiative.

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    Winter Wine & Ski Expo at Atlantis Celebrates 13th Year

    Posted Friday, October 25, 2013

    RENO, NV— Atlantis Casino Resort Spa is proud to host the 13th annual Winter Wine & Ski Expo. This premier winter fundraising event will take place on Wednesday, Nov. 20th from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. in the Grand Ballroom. Experience the area’s best wineries, microbreweries, restaurants, and ski resorts during this one-of-a-kind event.

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    Platinum-Selling Country Star Clay Walker Announced as Can Do Multiple Sclerosis’s 28th Annual Autumn Benefit 2013 Honoree

    Posted Tuesday, September 10, 2013

    Edwards, Colo. • September 10, 2013 – This fall marks Can Do MS’s 28th Annual Autumn Benefit in New York City at the Metropolitan Club (One East 60th Street, New York, NY 10022) on Thursday, October 24, 2013, starting with a cocktail reception at 7:00 p.m.  Can Do MS’s most elegant fundraising gala has been devoted to celebrating the legacy of organizational founder and Olympic medalist skier, Jimmie Heuga, by honoring an individual in the community who demonstrates the can do spirit and who has made a significant contribution to improving the lives of others with multiple sclerosis (MS). This year, Clay Walker, founder of Band Against MS (BAMS) and multi-platinum recording artist will be Can Do MS’s 2013 Can Do Award Recipient and Honoree. 

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    Can Do MS Appoints New Director and New Grant Writer to their Development Department

    Posted Monday, September 9, 2013

    Edwards, Colo. • September 9, 2013 - Can Do Multiple Sclerosis, a national non-profit providing lifestyle empowerment programs for people with multiple sclerosis, and their support partners, is pleased to announce that Cathy Ethington has joined Can Do MS’s leadership team as the new Director of Development.  Sue Byrne has also joined the team as the new Grant Writer.

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    Can Do Multiple Sclerosis Launches Social Media Campaign Can Do Day to Honor Founder Jimmie Heuga (1943-2010)

    Posted Thursday, September 5, 2013

    Edwards, Colo. (September 5, 2013) – Can Do Day is an annual campaign which honors Can Do MS’s founder and Olympic medalist skier, Jimmie Heuga, on his birthday Sunday, September 22, 2013, by asking Can Do MS supporters to focus on what they can do, and then do it.  An interactive social media campaign, Can Do Day, inspires others and helps raise awareness for multiple sclerosis (MS).

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    Can Do Multiple Sclerosis Presents a Free One-Day JUMPSTART® Program in St. Charles, MO – Saturday, October 5, 2013

    Posted Wednesday, August 28, 2013

    Edwards, Colo. • August 28, 2013 – Can Do Multiple Sclerosis’s free one-day JUMPSTART Program, held Saturday, October 5, 2013, in St. Charles, MO at the St. Charles Convention Center, is an educational and interactive program where people with MS and support partners learn the knowledge, skills and tools to adopt healthy lifestyle behaviors and actively co-manage their MS. This JUMPSTART Program, held in collaboration with the National MS Society– Gateway Area Chapter, provides presentations, workshops and interactive sessions for participants to see themselves beyond the challenges of their MS. 

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    25th Annual Alpen Wine Festival takes place at The Village at Squaw Valley on Sunday, September 1st

    Posted Monday, August 12, 2013

    Wine tasting, live music, silent auction and raffle to benefit Can Do Multiple Sclerosis.

    The 25th Annual Alpen Wine Festival will be held Sunday, September 1, 2013, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at The Village at Squaw Valley. All event proceeds benefit Can Do Multiple Sclerosis, a national nonprofit organization and innovative provider of lifestyle empowerment programs for people with MS and their support partners.

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    Can Do Multiple Sclerosis Partners With Macy's For Eighth Annual Shop For A Cause

    Posted Monday, July 15, 2013

    Macy's helps charity raise funds and awareness locally for important cause

    Edwards, CO. – (July 15, 2013) - Macy's will partner with Can Do Multiple Sclerosis through its eighth annual national "Shop For A Cause" charity shopping event at stores nationwide on August 24, 2013. Customers can purchase shopping passes from Can Do MS now. Macy's "Shop For A Cause" is a unique one-day-only shopping event created to support charity fundraising efforts, and has helped raised more than $46 million for charities across the country since 2006.

     

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    New Members to the Can Do MS Team

    Posted Monday, July 1, 2013

    We are very proud to announce three new staff members at Can Do MS!

    Laura Jones is our new Development Associate.  Laura will be implementing the administrative aspects of the Development Department with tasks related to individual giving, Foundation grants and special events. 

    We also welcome two new members of our Programs team; Anne Lee, adding her skill and expertise within program management.  Erin Barker, our newest intern until August 1st, to compliment our online programming such as Ask the Can Do Team with her knowledge in Behavioral Neuroscience.

    We look forward to welcoming them to our growing team!

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    Multiple Sclerosis Coalition debuts on Facebook and Twitter

    Posted Monday, June 17, 2013

    Cherry Hill, NJ June 17, 2013 -  Today the Multiple Sclerosis Coalition (MSC) debuts new accounts on Facebook and Twitter that will serve as a “one-stop” source for information on available MS programs and services. Representing the leading organizations in MS research, advocacy, education, and treatment, the MSC will provide information on the individual offerings of member organizations as well as collaborative efforts orchestrated through the Coalition itself. The MSC can be found on Facebook at www.facebook.com/MSCoalition and on Twitter at @MS_Coalition.

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    Spots Still Open for MSAA’s Children’s Program in Denver, CO

    Posted Monday, June 10, 2013

    There are several open registrations remaining for MSAA’s upcoming patient education program at Dave & Buster’s in Denver, CO on Saturday, June 15th at 9 am. The free program titled, Bridging the Communication Gap between Parents with MS and Their Children, invites parents and children to come together for special workshops which teach parents how to talk to their children about MS and enable children to learn about living with MS in a supportive manner through fun, interactive games and activities.

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    Can Do Multiple Sclerosis Presents a Free One-Day JUMPSTART® Program in Pleasanton, CA – Saturday, August 10, 2013

    Posted Thursday, June 6, 2013

    Edwards, Colo. • June 6, 2013 – Can Do Multiple Sclerosis’s free one-day JUMPSTART Program, held Saturday, August 10, 2013, in Pleasanton, CA at The Four Points By Sheraton is an educational and interactive program where people with MS and support partners learn the knowledge, skills and tools to adopt healthy lifestyle behaviors and actively co-manage their MS. This JUMPSTART Program, held in collaboration with the National MS Society– Northern California Chapter, provides presentations, workshops and interactive sessions so participants can see themselves beyond the challenges of their MS. 

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    2013 CMSC (The Consortium of MS Centers) Annual Meeting Wrap-Up!

    Posted Tuesday, June 4, 2013

    Hi All!

    It was great to meet so many new people and hang out with old friends, past participants and our Programs Consultants in Orlando at the 27th Annual Meeting of the CMSC! The Can Do MS team had an amazing time networking and learning more about MS research and education. The education, speakers, vendors, and all the little details were top notch – even the palm trees!

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    Can Do MS Announces New Board Co-Chairs, Officers and Additional Member

    Posted Wednesday, May 29, 2013

    Edwards, Colo. • May 29, 2013 - Can Do Multiple Sclerosis, the leading provider of innovative lifestyle empowerment programs for people with multiple sclerosis and their support partners, is pleased to announce that Richard Kelly and Robin Kelly from Denver, CO have been appointed to Co-Chair. The new officers include Bernice Kuca from Boston, MA as Vice Chair, David Madden from Orinda, CA as Treasurer and Kate Togneri from West Hollywood, CA as Secretary. In addition, Can Do MS added one new board member, Dr. John Schafer, MD, FAAN from Sacramento, CA.  Schafer is also a Programs Consultant for Can Do MS.

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    Beaver Creek’s 2nd Annual Cut & Slice Golf Event to Benefit Can Do Multiple Sclerosis

    Posted Thursday, May 16, 2013

    Edwards, Colo. • May 16, 2013 – Beaver Creek Resort Company has selected Can Do MS as the beneficiary of its 2nd Annual Cut and Slice Golf Event presented by US Bank, to be held on Monday, May 27, 2013, at the Beaver Creek Golf Club from 11:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  Golfers also will enjoy barbecue and craft beers from Crazy Mountain Brewery and Breckenridge Brewery around the course. Tickets are $100 per person which includes greens fee, golf cart, practice balls, tee gift and barbecue and beer on the course. Net proceeds from the event will be donated to Can Do MS’s lifestyle empowerment programs for people living with MS and their support partners.

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    100 W. Beaver Creek Blvd. Suite 200 PO Box 5860 Avon, CO 81620 Phone: 970-926-1290 or 800-367-3101 Fax: 970-926-1295 Email: info@mscando.org
    MS Coalition Charity Navigator Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers Independent Charities of America Humane Charity

    Can Do Multiple Sclerosis™ is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization.
    Charitable Organization Number: 74-2337853

    Formerly The Heuga Center for Multiple Sclerosis | Founded by Jimmie Heuga

    A national nonprofit organization, Can Do MS is a leading provider of innovative lifestyle empowerment programs
    that empower people with MS and their support partners to transform and improve their quality of life.