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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  

The Pacific South Coast Chapter of the National MS Society highlights the activities from MS Awareness Week 2010.

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