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CCFA Newsletter

eNewsletter of the Kentucky Chapter

August 2012


Cupcakes and Cocktails
Tickets are available for purchase.

Click here to purchase.
Tickets are currently $35.00 per person, starting September 1st they will be $50.00 per person

Saturday September 22, 2012 for the first Cupcakes and Cocktails for Crohn's and Colitis.
Kelly K with 99.7 will be emceeing the event
Along with Steve Stratton (CEO of Eclipse Bank), James Brown (with Brown Bakery) and Angie Fenton (Great Day Live Anchor) will be guest judges.
Four local bakeries will be competing for best looking cupcake and best tasting cupcake.

Silent Auction, LIve Music, Signature Cocktail, and light hors d'ocuvres



CCFA WILL BE HOSTING A TEAM CHALLENGE IN NASHVILLE ON SEPTEMBER 22ND!!!!!!

Can't join us September 22nd in Nashville, Join us Dec 3rd for Las Vegas. For more information, contact Jenny Silberisen 646-623-2620 or jsilberisen@ccfa.org

TC

Team Challenge is an endurance training program designed to raise funds to cure Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.  Team Challenge trains novice athletes to run or walk a half marathon over a 16-week period, culminating in a half marathon event. Team Challenge is taking you to Napa, Kona, and Virginia

Click here to learn more

If you are interested in learning more about Team Challenge from a Kentuckiana and fellow patient, please contact Christine Stavros at niota56@gmail.com or 502-216-9561


Papa Johns

The Kentucky Chapter is very excited about a new partnership with Papa John's in both Louisville and Lexington.

Papa John's as agreed to provide the food for both Louisville and Lexington for the next three years!

AND you can order Pizza anytime online using the promo code CCFAKY and get 20% off your order, please CCFA gets a portion of the proceeds.


 

NPIAB

The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation, Kentucky Chapter welcomes you to attend
Nutrition & IBD: Choices for Adults and Kids
Thursday, November 1, 2012
Registration begins at 5:30 PM; Program starts promptly at 6 PM
Tates Creek Christian Church
3150 Tates Creek Rd Lexington 40502
Featuring Dr. Lisbeth Selby, Gastroenterologist at the University of KY and Shannon Wallace, Dietician at Central Baptist Hospital
Program topics include:

                    Role of nutrition – adult and pediatric focus
                    Overview of diets used by IBD patients
                    Eating well with IBD – diet, nutrition, supplements
                    Tools and nutritional resources
                    Question-and-answer session

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER


 

Volunteer & Internship Opportunities

 We love our Volunteers and welcome all interested people to help in the fight against IBD.
Your help is needed with our Take Steps Fundraiser, Love Your Guts Event, Ride Your Guts Out, Adopt a Doctor Program, Educational Programs, Administrative Help and Leadership Committee.

We are also looking for College Interns to help with Take Steps and additional fundraising events. Fall, spring and Summer Interns are welcome. College credits available.

Click here for additional information about the Internship

 For more information about our volunteer and internship program, call us at (646) 623-2620.

 


CALENDAR OF EVENTS 2012

Cupcakes and Cocktails for Crohn's and Colitis
Saturday September 22, 2012
7:00p Eclipse Bank 3827 Shelbyville Road

 Team Challenge Nashville
Sepetmeber 22, 2012

Love Your Guts
October 21, 2012
Molly Malone's St. Matthews

Nutrition & IBD: Choices for Adults and Kids, Lexington KY
Thursday, November 1, 2012
Registration begins at 5:30 PM; Program starts promptly at 6 PM


SUPPORT GROUPS

 Paducah Support Group
* First Thursday of Every Month *
Lourdes Hospital, 1530 Lone Oak Road Paducah, KY 42003
Contact: Renee Koehler for additional information Brkoehler1@gmail.com

 Adult Support Group
*Second Wednesday of every month at 7:00p*
Eclipse Bank 3827 Shelbyville Road Louisville, KY 40207
Contact: Cheryl Portman for additional information clportman@aim.com

Pediatric & Parent Support Group
 * Third Thursday of every month at 6:30p*
Norton Medical Plaza Brownsboro
4950 Norton Healthcare Blvd, Louisville KY 40241, Suite 301
Contact: Jenny Silberisen for additional information jsilberisen@ccfa.org

Visit our Chapter website for additional information on events and to see current information about the chapter
www.ccfa.org/chapters/kentucky


 

A SPECIAL THANK YOU TO OUR CHAPTER WIDE PARTNERS

Eclipse Bank

 

Brown Forman

 

Papa Johns

 

Kosair

 





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