MS connection: Summer 2012
Just the facts - Women and MS Join us for a special Women Against MS (WAMS) cocktail reception at the Goodstay Center on October 3, 2012. The event will feature local speakers who will share information about MS and how the Delaware Chapter serves those affected by it. Additionally, Annie Coons (wife of Senator Chris Coons), the Honorary Chair of the event, will be in attendance. A dear friend of hers was diagnosed with MS and since then, she has become personally committed to the movement to create a world free of MS. Visit Youtube.com/MSSocietyDE to see Chris and Annie Coons dicuss their experiences with MS.
• Nationally, nearly 2/3 of people diagnosed with multiple sclerosis are women. •
In Delaware, the rate is even higher as 76% of those affected are women.
10/3/12 ~ 6 PM - 8 PM University of Delaware Goodstay Center $50 a person www.msdelaware.org
MSQUERADE - NOVEMBER 9, 2012 After its huge success in 2011, the MSquerade is back! “We are really excited about the 2nd Annual MSquerade. The planning committee is hard at work creating an evening full of entertainment, food and friends that will raise awareness and get us closer to a world free of MS,” said Alyssa Lee and Lisa Vitanza, co-chairs of the MSquerade planning committee.”
ABOVE: Senator Coons, John and Carin ROllins, and Bianca FraserJohnson at the 2011 MSquerade
11/9/12 ~ 8 PM - Midnight $100/person & $175/couple $150 VIP Ticket- InCLUDING CHAMPAGNE RECEPTION
MSquerade, hosted by Honorary Chairs Jennifer Behm (MasterChef winner) and Julio Lazzarini (Chopped Finalist), will feature live music on the Queen’s stage playing throughout the evening, and an extensive silent auction featuring premier items and services from Delaware businesses. Heavy hors d’oeuvres will be served along with complimentary drinks. After last year’s huge turn-out of over 375 people, this is an event you don’t want to miss! For more information or to purchase tickets visit www.MSQuerade.org.
The latest from the Delaware Chapter of the National MS Society