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MS Awareness Week March 8-14, 2010 HIGHLIGHTS


City Proclamations Throughout Orange & San Diego county, various cities proclaimed March 8-14 to be MS Awareness Week. Some of the cities who participated include:

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Buena Park Carlsbad El Cajon Escondido Fountain Valley Irvine Orange Orange County Board of Supervisors

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Laguna Hills Rancho Santa Margarita San Clemente San Diego San Juan Capistrano Vista


City Proclamations Mayor Pro Tem Tony Beall, left, and Mayor Jerry Holloway present a proclamation to Leslie Brecheen in Rancho Santa Margarita


Pacific South Coast Chapter Staff Staff got into the action at the all-staff meeting on Thursday, March 11.


Long Term Care Drop Offs Deliveries were made to long-term care facilities throughout Orange and San Diego county. Forty-five people with MS were given hand-made gift bags that were delivered by chapter staff and volunteer. Orange baskets with follow up materials were given to administrators.

Other Programs & Services • Recruited Physicians to the Physicians’ Challenge for Walk MS • In conjunction with MS Awareness Week, the following legislative actions took place: – Public Policy Conference in Washington DC – Cal State Research Forum – California Neuro Alliance Meeting


Other Programs & Services • Recruited Physicians to the Physicians’ Challenge for Walk MS • In conjunction with MS Awareness Week, the following legislative actions took place: – Public Policy Conference in Washington DC – Cal State Research Forum – California Neuro Alliance Meeting


MS Awareness Week OUR BIGGEST SUCCESS…


Street Teams Throughout Orange & San Diego county, volunteers gathered at high-traffic intersections to show their support for MS Awareness Week and Walk MS. They were there all week! The intersections this year included:

• Newport Beach: Newport Ave & 19th St • Irvine: Campus & Bridge • Carlsbad: Palomar Airport Road & Paseo del Norte

• Oceanside: El Camino Real & 78 Freeway • San Diego: Friars Rd & Frazee Rd • San Diego: Rosecrans & Lytton


Street Teams


Street Teams


Street Teams


Street Teams


Looking forward to 2011!


MS Awareness Week 2010