Marion County Multiple Sclerosis Self-Help Group, Ocala, Florida

Enjoying Life One Day at a Time!

Help Us Put A Stop to MS

MS WALK 2009

(To Make a Donation to NMSS MSWalk, Click "Donate to Jean")
(To Join MCMSGroup's Team Click "Join Jean's Team" -
Then Click "Team Participant")  Thank You for Doing Your Part!

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Ms. Jean McGrail

 

Goal: $1,500.00
Achieved: $1012.00

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Why We Fight MS

Having multiple sclerosis means that you may not be able to walk when you wake up. Or that you may suddenly have impaired vision. Or that your memory will fail you for no apparent reason. The symptoms of MS are different, and devastating, for everyone - the only certainty is that it will affect yet another person every hour of every day.

Why I Walk

I've registered for walkMS because I want to do something for the people who have been diagnosed - and because I want to do everything to prevent more people from learning what it means to live with this disease. Today, there is no cure for multiple sclerosis, and with a diagnosis occurring most frequently between the ages of 20 and 50, many individuals face a lifetime filled with unpredictability. Please join me in my quest through your donation, mentioning it to others, or by joining our team. I am the Facilitator of the Marion County Multiple Sclerosis Self-Help Group. We believe in "Enjoying Life One Day At A Time"! Laughter truly is the best medicine. Please feel free to visit our web site at www.mcmsgroup.com. and join us at any of our activities. Friends and family members are always welcome too!

Why You Should Sponsor Me

The National Multiple Sclerosis Society will use funds collected from walkMS to not only support research for a cure tomorrow, but also to provide programs which address the needs of people living with MS today. Because we choose to walk for those who sometimes can't, because we choose to donate to the MS Walk, we are getting closer to the hour when no one will have to hear the words, "You have MS."

If you would rather mail a check, you can make it out to "National MS Society" and mail it to Jean McGrail, 6921 SW 84th St., Ocala, FL  34476.  Thank You!

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Mid Florida Chapter   
2008

The Walk took place in The Villages on March 29 and was a great success!  We can still receive donations until May 9th and they will still count toward our team effort.  Thank you all so much for your support and for giving those with M.S. brighter hopes every day!

We Can Make a Difference
(To Make a Donation to NMSS MSWalk, Click "Donate to Jean")
(To Join MCMSGroup's Team Click "Join Jean's Team" -
Then Click "Team Participant")  Thank You for Doing Your Part!

Donate to Jean!
Join Jean's Team!
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Ms. Jean McGrail

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Personal Goal:
$1,000.00
Achieved so far:
$1,520.00 
 

MCMSGroup

Total Achieved

$1,820

 Why We Fight MS    man and woman beach bums animated gif

Having multiple sclerosis means that you may not be able to walk when you wake up. Or that you may suddenly have impaired vision. Or that your memory will fail you for no apparent reason. The symptoms of MS are different, and devastating, for everyone - the only certainty is that it will affect yet another person every hour of every day.

Why I Walk

I've registered for walkMS because I want to do something for the people who have been diagnosed - and because I want to do everything to prevent more people from learning what it means to live with this disease. Today, there is no cure for multiple sclerosis, and with a diagnosis occurring most frequently between the ages of 20 and 50, many individuals face a lifetime filled with unpredictability.  Please join me in my quest through your donation, mentioning it to others, or by joining our team. I am the Facilitator of the Marion County Multiple Sclerosis Self-Help Group. We believe in "Enjoying Life One Day At A Time"! Laughter truly is the best medicine. Please feel free to visit our web site at www.mcmsgroup.com. and join us at any of our activities. Friends and family members are always welcome too!

Why You Should Sponsor Me

The National Multiple Sclerosis Society will use funds collected from walkMS to not only support research for a cure tomorrow, but also to provide programs which address the needs of people living with MS today. Because we choose to walk for those who sometimes can't, because we choose to donate to the MS Walk, we are getting closer to the hour when no one will have to hear the words, "You have MS."

I want to thank all of my friends and family that have donated so far.  Your generosity is overwhelming!  Jean

Hey walker!    Picture from MS Walk Lady Lake, 2008

If you would prefer to make a donation by sending a check, please make it out to

"National M.S. Society" and mail it to

Jean McGrail
6921 SW 84th St.
Ocala, FL  34476

I will enter it as an offline donation and give them the check on the day of the walk on
Saturday, March 29, at Polo Field at The Villages in Lady Lake, FL.  Thank You!

A Special Heartfelt Donation!

I received the nicest note from the sister of one of my mom's old neighbor's.  It was such a heartfelt note, I thought I'd share it with everyone.  There really are Angels Among Us!

"Enclosed you'll find a small donation to your most worthy cause.  May you have great success in your mission of eradicating M.S.  I do try to support the M.S. Society directly because I do know what a worthy cause it is.  May God Bless you and your endeavor to help the best way you can!"

An Inspirational Note From My Niece That Has Been Through Alot Herself!

I am so excited for you to do this!  It was so empowering to do things like this for me.  I wish you a strong body and light feet!

An Inspirational Note from my Aunt

Wish this were more, but it is the best I can do.  Bless you for your Christian out-goings to so many.  I am always praying for you and your M.S. friends.  God's love, In Christ.

Another nice note from Friends of the Family

God give you the strength to cross the finish line.  Good luck.

A Special Thank You to the people listed below for their Extremely Generous Donations:

Jeff Shigley

Arthur Holmes

Frank Barrus

Denise Bickerstaff

Honorable Mention!

Linda Shigley
Chuck Sanderson
Charlotte & Dick Sanderson
Felix & Anita Bosshard
Scott Hilgenfeldt
Carole Lucas

And to Everyone Else that has Contributed to Bring us One Step Closer to Finding a Cure for MS

Tara Gosselin
Janet & Michael Pessolano
Irene & Doug MacAlpine
Esther Golden
Janice & Armindo Ramos
Amy Tringali
Ed & Margot Pagan
Fair Cox
John & Barbara Garofalo
Elyse Besso
Bernie & Irene Goldberg
Rev. Bill & Helen Rodgers
Janet & Paul Domenico
Hildegard MacAlpine
Lawrence Family
Larry Brown
Shirley Medley
Dick & Grace Burke
Marjorie McCormick
Linda Nocerino
Mary Louise Mulert
Marilyn Summers
Vivian Harfield
Marge Simeone
Michelle Cordone
Phyllis Barrus
Virginia Moore
Beth Parker

 

 

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Help Our Team in the Fight Against MS!
The number of people living with multiple sclerosis increases every hour of every day. This astonishing rate is not going to slow down, let alone stop, until we've found a cure. Research has made some incredible advances recently, but the world can still only offer disease management drugs and therapies to the 400,000 people living with MS in America.
We've formed a team for the MS Walk because the National Multiple Sclerosis Society funds more MS research than any other private organization. In addition to supporting studies which hope to reveal the cause and course of the disease, the National Multiple Sclerosis Society also provides much needed education, programs, and services to everyone who is affected by MS - including the diagnosed, their friends and families, and the healthcare professionals who work with them.
Join our team as a walker or a volunteer! Make a donation online!  There are so many ways to make a difference in the fight against MS, and it all begins right here.

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Team Roster for MCMSGroup

Jean McGrail (MacAlpine)

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Peggy Bourgeois

Sheryl Miglio

Catherine Reithel

William Reithel



 

Thank You to the Sponsors Below for Helping our Effort!

Denny's - Owensboro Jobs                                        Image:SweetbayLogo.gif

3801 W. Silver Springs Blvd., Ocala, FL                                $25 Giftcard for Food for Walkers
(Site of MCMSGroup Meetings)

Starting March 1st  - Posters and
Will Sell Walk Cards for $1.00/Card
and Put up in Restaurant and hand out
Business Cards for Donations