Nutrition & IBD:
Choices for Adults & Kids
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
The CHKD Health Center at Oakbrooke
Location: 500 Discovery Drive
Chesapeake, VA 23320
Aware for All: Understanding the Basics
of Clinical Trials
Date: Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Time: 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Location: Holy Cross Hospital
Professional & Community Education Center
1500 Forest Glen Road
Silver Spring, MD 20910
March Fundraising Tip
you a Basketball fan? March Madness is just around the corner!
Putting together a March Madness bracket with friends, family and co-workers is
a fun way to get your fundraising started.
Richmond Take Steps
Sunday, April 27, 2014
North Shore Commons, Innsbrook
We are excited to announce the continued support of
Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center as the Lead Sponsor of the
Richmond walk. VCU has partnered with CCFA in the Richmond area for more than
five years. As IBD leaders in the Virginia community we couldn’t think of a
National Capital Area Take Steps
Saturday, June 21, 2014
Washington Monument Grounds
National Capital Area Kickoff
Get ready to be INSPIRED, MOTIVATED and have some FUN! Join us on Sunday, April 6, 2014 for the National Capital Area Take Steps Kickoff Party at Comet Ping Pong.
Every walk team is encouraged to participate and attend this fun, informative celebration! We will be sharing ideas and success stories and providing you with everything you need to reach your goal!
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: Comet Ping Pong
5037 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20008
Challenge Summer Half Marathon Team
kicked off their training season on March
they still have spots left on the team for YOU.
It's not too late to registere for a Half Marathon
in Kona, Newport, Chicago or Napa.
Karen Byer at email@example.com
still time to join the Tri Team Challenge Team!
Mention the chapter newsletter and register for only $50!
Contact Kim Teter - 410-227-5145 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Be sure to
stop and visit Team Challenge
the Rock and Roll DC Expo on March 13 & 14. Or look
for us at mile 12 on
the course on Saturday March 15!!
Challenge is in need of volunteers to help with a water station at the The Rock n'
Roll Half Marathon on Saturday, March 15th between the hours of 7:30 a.m.
The Rock n' Roll Half Marathon will make a donation to
CCFA based on the number of volunteers we provide so please lend your support
and help us raise money to find a cure!
Email Kim: email@example.com or Karen: firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up!
WHAT WILL YOUR CHALLENGE BE?
let winter get you down!
your calendar for the Inaugural Putt an End to Crohn’s & Colitis Golf
residential camp for kids with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis
Our 2014 session
will be held at Camp Tall Timbers
in High View, WV from June 17th - 21st.
Online applications are now AVAILABLE!
Deadline is April 14th, 2014
Questions? Please contact
(412) 823-8272 x2
BIG NEWS: The CCFA Genetics Initiative has
recently discovered at least two genetic pathways that are target-able
by existing chemicals/drugs - one of which has already proven to be safe
in humans. With continued investment into this research
and advancement to clinical trials, The CCFA Genetics Initiative is on
the cutting edge of changing lives of IBD patients everywhere. To learn all
about these discoveries and science visit:
Watch our new video on groundbreaking IBD genetics research!
Seeking Support Group Facilitators:
We are currently seeking support group facilitators for
Richmond, VA; Roanoke, VA; Hampton Roads, VA; Charlottesville, VA; and Winchester, VA. Below includes the roles and responsibilities
of a support group leader.
- Establish frequency and time of meetings; assist
in selecting the meeting site, advertising, recruiting and support group
- At the request of group members, invite guest
speakers on topics of interest. Ensure
all guest speakers are approved by the Education & Support Manager.
- For each meeting, keep track of attendance and
provide this information on the next business day to the Education and Support
- Possess effective communication skills to
encourage, impact and explain often difficult topics in an approachable way.
- Other duties as assigned.