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delAwAre ChAPTer MSCONNeCTION Moving toWArd A World free of MS FAll 2011 Are you looking for Adventure? The Sky’S The lIMIT wITh The STAPler AdveNTure FuNd Assateague National Park (pictured left). This ecology tour was professionally led and we all enjoyed learning about the flora and fauna unique to this beautiful shoreline. We even saw a number of the world famous Chincoteague wild ponies! Ever wished you could get away for the day to kayak, ski, or even sky dive? The Delaware Chapter has grants available through the Arthur Stapler Memorial Adventure fund for that once in a lifetime adventure! These funds are intended to help you and your family to participate in an activity that enriches your life with an extraordinary experience that pushes MS to the background, even if only for a little while. This fund honors the memory of Arthur Stapler, the vibrant, intense skydiver known as “the rebel,” who did so much after, and in spite of, his diagnosis of MS. Continued on page 4 Bike MS: Bike to the Bay September 24th and 25th 2 Days. 1 Unforgettable Ride. There’s still time to register to ride, sign up to volunteer or donate to your favorite team. Call (302) 655-5610 or visit www. to get involved! inSide tHiS iSSue: In May a group from Sussex County embarked on a kayak adventure in We have plans for several upcoming group adventures ranging from skydiving to a theater show during the December holidays. We are planning a group trip to Inner Harbor in Baltimore on October 1st and a Six Flags trip on September 10th! There will be much more to come on these and other activities as details are finalized. Be on the look out for emails and/or postcards -- and register quickly, spots fill up fast! In fact, the skydiving adventure is already sold out. You do not need to wait for Bike MS Page 3 Thanksgiving 5k Page 4 Research Headlines Page 9 Finding a Caregiver Page 11

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