“Super Hero – Super Powers” Teen Group

EFGC is partnering with Chicago Danztheatre Ensemble to provide a very special Teen Group event on January 25, 2014! Participants will be creating their very own super hero complete with a super power! They will be writing a story about their super powers and creating their own costumes. Afterwards, they will receive their very own […]

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ParentLink

On Saturday, January 18, 2014, the next ParentLink, a free educational program for parents of children with epilepsy, will be taking place at the University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children’s Hospital. This session will focus on Seizure Freedom: When to Wean and Ancillary Therapies and will be presented by Patti Ogden, APN, MSN, and Nurse […]

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Managing Students with Seizures: Training for School Nurses

On Saturday, February 8th, the next “Managing Students with Seizures: A Training for School Nurses” will be taking place at the Epilepsy Resource Center of Central Illinois in Springfield. This is a free event for school nurses and will give participants 3.2 Contact Hours. Topics to be covered include appropriate first aid, treatment options and […]

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Camp Blackhawk Reunion (for past and future campers)

Join us on Saturday, February 1, 2014 at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, IL for the Chicago Wolves vs. Iowa Wild hockey game!  This gathering is meant for Camp Blackhawk alumni, as well as for future campers. Included with your ticket will be a pizza party during the first intermission in the Party Room! Please […]

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Shopping Works Wonders at Bloomingdale’s

You’re invited to the Shopping Works Wonders event at Bloomingdale’s in the Old Orchard Mall on Thursday, December 12th, 2013. This is a chance to catch some fashion packed savings while supporting the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago! You will receive a 15.00 bMoney card for almost every 150.00 you spend. And best of all, […]

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Family Holiday Party

Please join us for our Fourth Annual Family Holiday Party on Saturday, December 14, 2013! This is a free event for all ages, so be sure to get ready for some good times and holiday cheer. This event includes food, crafts, music, and much more! For more information and to register, please contact Kim Baker […]

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FDA okays medical device to treat epilepsy

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a device to help reduce the frequency of seizures in epilepsy patients who have not responded well to medications in the past. Read more…

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Stand Up for Epilepsy

Click here to buy tickets! Need a little excitement and some chuckles in your life? Well, laughter is the best medicine…so why not come share some laughs with the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago and three of the funniest nationally known comedians.  Jonathan Kite of CBS’s smash comedy hit “Two Broke Girls”and special guests James Davis from Chelsea Lately and Pat McGann of the Chicago […]

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EFGC Peer Alliance Happy Hour Launch

Are you a young professional between the ages of 18 – 35? Come out and join us for the EFGC Peer Alliance’s Happy Hour Launch on Friday, November 15 at Kerryman Bar & Grill. This gathering will be a great opportunity for those interested in joining the Peer Alliance to meet group members and learn […]

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Face of the Foundation Alex

Every month we feature a “Face of the Foundation.” Some whose involvement in the organization, whether it is through services, support, and/or advocacy, has had a significant impact on the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago and its mission. Be sure to check back each month to see who we are honoring! Alex Houston November 2013

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