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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First Savers in Hoffman Estates Partners with the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago to Benefit Community

Savers, the national thrift chain with more than 320 locations across North America, is celebrating its 10th store in the Chicagoland area benefitting the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago. The celebration of the Hoffman Estates location will kick off on Tuesday, November 12 with a VIP Pre-Event from 6:00-9:00 pm. The official grand opening with [...]

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Become a Charity Marathon Runner

This fall the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago will be participating in both the Bank of America Chicago Marathon (October 13th) and the Inaugural Naperville Marathon and Half Marathon (November 10th) charity programs! You can become a member of Team EFGC and help us raise much needed funds to support the programs and services we [...]

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Studio E: The Epilepsy Art Therapy Program for teens!

We are now enrolling participants in the next Studio E session for teens! The deadline to register is September 30. This FREE program will be located at a community center in Winfield, IL.  The Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago is excited to bring kids ages 13 -17 the opportunity to express themselves through art as [...]

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Take Charge of Your Epilepsy

Are you searching for additional seizure control? Then it’s time to Take Chargeof Your Epilepsy! Come join us for this FREE event at NorthShore HealthSyestems in Evanston, IL on Thursday, October 10th. An epileptologist will be presenting on various topics, including general information about epilepsy, treatment options, and what you can to to Take Charge. [...]

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Current Standard of Care for Seizure Disorders Dinner Program

Come join us on Wednesday, November 13th from 6:00 to 7:00 pm for a dinner program regarding the current standard of care for seizure disorders at Cadence Health’s Danada House in Wheaton, IL. This program is offered free of charge and will be presented by Roy Sucholeiki, MD. Please RSVP by calling 630-933-4234 prior to [...]

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Managing Students with Seizures: Training for School Nurses

The next Managing Student with Seizures: Training for School Nurses will take place on Saturday, October 19th, 2013 from 8:00 am – 1:00 pm at NorthShore Evanston Hospital. This is a free event and 3.5 CEUs are available. Topics to be addressed include Concussion Management (signs and symptoms of concussions, supporting a safe return to [...]

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Enrollment for Health Insurance Marketplace is Now Open!

As of October 1st, Health Insurance Marketplace has begun accepting applications for those who are trying to find the most beneficial insurance plans available to them. The Marketplace simplifies your search by gathering information about all of the insurance plans in your area in one place. No plan can turn you away or charge you [...]

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The Sara Elizabeth Stubblefield Foundation Scholarship Award

The Sara Elizabeth Stubblefield Foundation has announced that Mr. John Shearer of Gurnee, Illinois, has been awarded the SARA ELIZABETH STUBBLEFIELD MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP for Persons with Epilepsy.  This $2,000 scholarship award will be paid $1,000 per semester for the 2013-2014 academic year. Mr. Shearer, a 2013 graduate of Warren Township High School, will attend Carthage [...]

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