A Walk in the Park for Epilepsy

Join us Saturday, October 17, 2015 in Washington Park (Springfield, IL) from 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. as we walk for epilepsy awareness.   For more information call the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago-Springfield: 1.800.273.6027  

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Anti–Seizure Medications: New and Old

Join us at NorthShore University HealthSystem Evanston Hospital Frank Auditorium (2650 Ridge Avenue Evanston, IL 60201) for an evening about anti-seizure medications. Event will go from 6:00pm – 8:00pm with dinner and parking provided. RSVP to Tracy by October 9th Email tschultz@epilepsychicago.org or call 312.939.8622 x 224 SPEAKER: Jaishree Narayanan, MD NorthShore Neurological Institute Dr. Narayanan is […]

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The Sixth Annual Epilepsy Consumer Conference

The Sixth Annual Epilepsy Consumer Conference will be taking place on Saturday, November 14, 2015 and is a FREE one-day event for individuals with epilepsy and their families regarding the latest issues facing the epilepsy community. For more information, contact Tracy Schultz at 312-939-8622 ext 224 or tschultz@epilepsychicago.org. Registration is now open! Click here to […]

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Green Gate Zoning Board of Appeals Hearing

Show your support for medical cannabis in Rogers Park Township on Friday, August 21st! There will be a Zoning Board of Appeals Hearing on whether a dispensary will be allowed in that ward. Join us and the Green Gate Compassion Center to let politicians know how important medical cannabis can be for people with epilepsy. […]

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EFGC Awards Five Students with the 2015 Jim Davies Scholarship

The Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago announced the recipients of the 2015 Jim Davies Scholarship, an annual award given to individuals with epilepsy who will be incoming freshmen to a college or vocational/technical school and will be a full time-time student for the 2015/2016 academic school year. Recipients include Abraham Bava of Flossmoor, IL, Alex […]

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Camp Blackhawk – August Session

The second session of the 2015 Camp Blackhawk will take place August 2 – 7, 2015 at the Red Leaf Village in Ingleside, IL. At Camp Blackhawk, kids ages 6-17 living with epilepsy, get to come together to enjoy the fun and friendships that come with a trip to camp AT NO COST. At Red Leaf Village’s […]

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Fundraise for EFGC at Lou Malnati’s in Palatine & Schaumburg on 7/29!

On Wednesday, July 29th, the Lou Malnati’s locations in Schaumburg and Palatine will be donating 20% of their sales to the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago. This includes dine-in, carry out, and delivery! This offer must be mentioned when placing order and the flyer must printed or shown on a mobile device.  For more information, […]

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Studio E: The Epilepsy Art Therapy Progam

We are excited to bring adults living with epilepsy the opportunity to express themselves through art as a part of Studio E, a seven-week art therapy program. They will work with art therapists and other people with epilepsy in a group setting to strengthen their artistic voice in a safe, welcoming environment. The artwork created will […]

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Medical Cannabis and Epilepsy: The Future of Treating Severe Seizure Disorders in a Safe and Natural Way

Please join us for the Medical Cannabis and Epilepsy: The Future of Treating Severe Seizure Disorders in a Safe and Natural Way Seminar on August 12th. The goal is to educate epilepsy patients, their families and the Illinois community about the potential therapeutic benefits of cannabinoids for seizure disorders. The Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago has teamed up […]

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Cannabis Patient Advocacy Coalition Rally – July 30

Join us for a rally Thursday, July 30 at 11 a.m. at the Thompson Center’s outside plaza in Chicago to show Governor Rauner that Illinois supports medical cannabis for patients. Check in will be at 10:00am outside in the plaza between Randolph and Clark.  It’s been nearly two years since the legalization of medical cannabis and NOT […]

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