EFGC Fundraiser at Stockholm’s in Geneva, IL

Stockholm’s, a full service restaurant and micro-brewery located in downtown, Geneva will be donating 10% of its sales of food and liquor on November 10th to the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago. Have some fun on November 10th – grab a hand-crafted beer and eat high-quality food in support of the EFGC at Stockhom’s! For […]

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Naperville Marathon

The Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago is grateful to be a part of the 2015 Naperville Marathon & Half Marathon Charity Program. This event will take place November 8, 2015 in Naperville Illinois and is a Boston Marathon qualifying race! Charity registration week runs from Monday, February 16 at 8:00 AM to Sunday, February 22 […]

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The Purple Shiver

Join us in Independence Grove in Libertyville for the all new Purple Shiver 5k! We’re so excited to be spreading epilepsy awareness during November Awareness Month so come join us! For more information, please contact Gayle Deja-Schultz at gdeja-schultz@epilepsychicago.org or 312-939-8622 ext 209.  

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Save people, not numbers: the 2016 Illinois budget

On September 24, 2015, the Illinois State Senate was able to pass SB 2046, which gives the governor authority to resume payments to health and human services organizations, including the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago. As Illinois legislators and Governor Rauner continue to battle over the state budget, this is clearly a step in the […]

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Studio E: The Epilepsy Art Therapy Progam – for ADULTS

We are excited to bring adults (ages 18 and up) living with epilepsy the opportunity to express themselves through art as a part of Studio E, a five-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. […]

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EMPLOYMENT WORKSHOP: LinkedIn

EMPLOYMENT WORKSHOP Join the Job Club as they head to the LinkedIn facilities for a special event about utilizing technology for employment purposes.  Topics include: An Introduction to Epilepsy Panel of Discussion An introduction to LinkedIn Tour of the Facilities Build Your Profile Interviewing Tips October 9th from 10am-12pm RSVP required to Casey at 312.939.8622 x […]

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Teen Group @ Color Me Mine

When: Saturday, October 24, 2015 11:00am – 12:30pm Where: Color Me Mine (470 Village Center Drive in Burr Ridge, IL 60527) Who: Teen Grouper + Parents and Siblings Welcome!   RSVP to Tracy at tschultz@epilepsychicago.org or 312-939-8622 x224 by Monday, October 19, 2015 if you are able to attend.

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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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