March 5, 2014

CHICAGO MARATHON INFORMATION The Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago is grateful to once again be a Contributing Charity of the 2014 Bank of America Chicago Marathon. With 1.5 million spectators, 45,000 runners from all 50 states and more than 100 countries – this is one of the premier marathons in the world…and it’s right here [...]

Start: March 5, 2014
End: November 9, 2014
Venue: Chicago Marathon, Naperville Marathon, Zombie 5K
IL, United States
April 26, 2014

This spring, we’ll be hosting three 5K events in Wheaton (April 26), Libertyville (May 3) and Chicago’s Montrose Harbor (May 10). Participants of the Montrose Harbor event will have the option to be officially timed with a Chrono-Timed Chip! The 2014 5K Walk held in Wheaton on April 26th will be at Cantigny Park, known for its scenic walking trails and [...]

Start: April 26, 2014
End: May 10, 2014
United States
April 27, 2014

Peace of Mind, an organization committed to using the power of education to eliminate the fear and mystery surrounding epilepsy, will be hosting Exercise for Epilepsy Awareness on April 27th at the Sachs Recreation Center in Deerfield, IL from 2:00 – 4:30 pm. This event will invite guests to participate in either 45 minutes of [...]

Start: April 27, 2014 2:00 pm
End: April 27, 2014 4:30 pm
Venue: Sachs Recreation Center
455 Lake Cook Rd., Deerfield, IL, United States
Cost: $ 40
April 30, 2014

Join us for a FREE event on April 30th, 2014 in Merrillville, IN where we will be discussing drug resistant epilepsy and new treatments, as well as surgical options. We will also be covering what a seizure is and what “intractable” means. Presenters include Elizabeth Magno, MD, Sanjeev Maniar, MD and Kevin Waldron, MD of [...]

Start: April 30, 2014 6:00 pm
End: April 30, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: The Methodist Hospitals - Southlake Campus, Pavilion D (Outpatient Rehabilitation Services)
303 E. 89th Ave., Merriville, IN, United States, 46410
May 14, 2014

Join us on May 14th when we head on down to Springfield to advocate for people impacted by epilepsy. The Epilepsy Foundation Affiliates of Illinois will be meeting with our State Representatives to address important issues, such as the upcoming votes on bills that will include epilepsy as a condition for which medical marijuana may [...]

Start: May 14, 2014
End: May 14, 2014
Venue: Springfield
IL, United States
June 16, 2014

Join us on June 16 at the Seven Bridges Golf Club in Woodridge, IL for a fun day of golf in support of Camp Blackhawk and in memory of Zach Pfingston. Participants will enjoy 18 holes of scramble format golf with on course games, followed by lunch with an exciting live auction and raffle. The [...]

Start: June 16, 2014 8:00 am
End: June 16, 2014 3:00 pm
Venue: Seven Bridges Golf Club
Phone: 630-964-2935
1 Mulligan Dr., Woodridge, United States
June 19, 2014

A four day conference, Partners Against Mortality in Epilepsy (PAME), will be taking place at the Hyatt Regency in Minneapolis, MN from June 19 – 22 that will predominantly focus on issues surrounding Sudden Unexplained Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP). Clinical, basic science and patient/family attendees will come together to understand and support each other. Topics [...]

Start: June 19, 2014
End: June 22, 2014
Venue: Hyatt Regency
Phone: 612-370-1234
1300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN, United States, 55403
Cost: $175
June 23, 2014

The second annual Bounce Out the Stigma Basketball Camp will be held June 23-25, 2014 at the De La Salle Institute in Chicago from 9:30 am – 12:30 pm daily. This is a free three day basketball camp for kids ages 8-17 years old with epilepsy and their siblings and friends. Participants will learn about [...]

Start: June 23, 2014 9:30 am
End: June 25, 2014 12:30 pm
Venue: De La Salle Institute
3455 S. Wabash Ave., Chicago, IL, United States, 60616
June 26, 2014

The 1st Biennial Family and Professional Conference will take place June 26-29, 2014 at the Lurie Children’s Hospital in Chicago and will bring families together with leading clinicians and researchers to discuss new developments in Dravet Syndrome and associated intractable childhood epilepsies. The event will include over a dozen topics, as well as parent-to-parent roundtables [...]

Start: June 26, 2014
End: June 29, 2014
Venue: Lurie Children's Hospital
Phone: 203-880-9456
Chicago, IL, United States
Cost: 150
June 28, 2014

As we know, epilepsy effects all kinds, even dogs. So, let’s take some time and “paws” for epilepsy. On Saturday, June 28th, 2014, the Paws for Epilepsy Walk will be taking place at Gouin Park in Franklin Park, IL (parking is available). This is a FREE EVENT, but donations are welcome. Registration opens at 8:30 [...]

Start: June 28, 2014 8:30 am
End: June 28, 2014 10:30 am
Venue: Gouin Park
Phone: 630-512-7422
2400 Scott St., Franklin Park, IL, United States, 60131