MS Awareness Month Kickoff – March 8-9

Holiday Inn Tanglewood

4468 Starkey Rd, Roanoke, VA 24018

TO Book Special Room Rates call (540) 774-4400 (Reference MSAV Group Event)

SCHEDULE

Friday, March 8

AFTERNOON/EVENING

3:00   

Check-in, Display Setup, Hospitality Room Opens – Meet Your MS Friends

5:30

Educational Aubagio Dinner Program with Dr. Jill Conway (must be registered)

8:00 – 9:00

Stem Cell Introduction with Fidel Rivera 

Roanoke MS Center with Dr. Jill Cramer  

9:00 – Midnight

Hospitality Room with Refreshment and Laughs

9:15 – 10:00   

My MS Story Discussion Group

9:30 – 11:00

DJ in Elephant Walk

Saturday, March 9  
MORNING

8:00 – 9:00

Coffee in the Ballroom Foyer

8:00 – 10:15

Hands on Craft with Kim Stevens in Dogwood 1&2 

9:00 – 10:00

Caregivers Only Discussion Group 

10:30 – Noon

Educational Biogen Brunch Program with Dr. Daniel Becker (must be registered)

AFTERNOON

Noon-1:00

Craft with Kim Stevens, MSAA Art Award Winner

1:00 – 2:00

Stem Cell Therapy Program with MS Patient Fidel Rivera, Manuel Ruiz, 
& Internationally recognized HCT Hematologist Dr. Ruiz Arguelles

2:00 – 3:00

Stem Cell Q&A Panel: Fidel, Dr. Ruiz, Dr. Jill Cramer & Dr. Gordon Burch

3:00 – 4:00       

Meet & Greet the Panel

3:30 – 4:30

CBD  Discussion

Open MS Discussion

5:00 – 6:45     

Educational Ocrevus Dinner Program with Dr. Jill Cramer (must be registered) 

6:45 – 7:00       

MS Awareness Month Proclamation Ceremony with MC Lindsay Caine, WDBJ7

8:00

Doors Open for BECKI and the BOOM BOOMS                   

8:15 – 8:30

“Spring Fever” Fashion Show

8:30 – 11:30

Live music by BECKI and the BOOM BOOMS                   

11:00 – 12:00

Hospitality Room “Time to Change Time”

Sunday, March 10 MORNING

11:30

Join us in the Elephant Walk for Brunch Buffet – an informal get together.    

Ask for MS Alliance Special $10/person price at highly praised Sunday Brunch

   

Public Welcome Saturday 8:30 p.m. for Music & Dance with Becki & the Boom Booms ($10 donation to MSAV appreciated)                    

MEAL RESERVATION INFORMATION:   

FRIDAY  

6:00:  Aubagio Dinner Program with Guest Speaker Dr. Jill Conway Aubagio Preregistration Link

SATURDAY

10:15 Brunch:  Biogen with Guest Speaker Dr. Daniel Becker Biogen Preregistration Link

5:00 Dinner:  Ocrevus with Dr. Jill Cramer as Guest Speaker  Ocrevus Preregistration Link