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Social Events

It can be hard to make new friends in the best of times; finding people who understand your individual journey with epilepsy can be especially tough. The Epilepsy Foundation’s social events seek to bring together all types of people affected by epilepsy to connect, share experiences, and (most importantly) have some fun!

Events happen throughout the year and vary by region according to local needs. Our largest social event of the year is the United in Epilepsy Regional Walk, which happens in multiple locations across our service area in August and September. Visit the Events Calendar to see all upcoming events in your area.

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Upcoming Social Events

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12

Mar

Grand Marais Pizza, Game and Craft Night

Individuals and family members of all ages impacted by epilepsy are invited to join EFMN for pizza, games, crafts and conversation. You’re welcome to bring a store bought potluck item. Contact Lisa Peterson at lisa.peterson@efmn.org or 218-624-1330

14

Mar

Moorhead In Person Connect Group

Individuals and family members impacted by epilepsy are invited to come together to meet others, share the triumphs and challenges of living with seizures, and connect with those who understand the epilepsy journey. Please contact Lisa Necastro at lisa.necastro@efmn.org or 651-287-2358 with any questions.

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Thriving with Epilepsy

Meet Bob Greer

Change can come at any point in life, and for Bob Greer, there have been many moments of unexpected change. Shortly after getting married Bob was drafted into the Army, and more recently he was diagnosed with epilepsy at the age of 73. With no known cause for his recent seizures and diagnosis, Bob used EFMN’s Information Services and Connect Groups to learn about treatments and how others manage their epilepsy.

Bob's Story

Support from your peers

Another way to meet people and find support are through Connect Groups: regular meetings that bring together people with similar epilepsy connections.

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