September 23, 2015

When your child receives a diagnosis of epilepsy, it can be a scary and overwhelming experience. Join us for a Mom’s Coffee Hour for an opportunity to build friendships, share stories, and gain support related to caring for a child with epilepsy. All moms are welcome to join us for great conversation, coffee and pastries. […]

Start: September 23, 2015 9:30 am
End: September 23, 2015 10:30 am
Venue: Panera Bread
160 Ogden Avenue, Downers Grove, IL, United States
September 19, 2015

On Saturday, September 19, 2015, EFGC and NorthShore Neurological Institute will host the latest Managing Students with Seizures, a training for school nurses at the NorthShore Evanston Hospital. A continental breakfast and lunch with be provided, as well as free 3.2 Contact Hours. For more information, please contact Tracy Schultz at 312-939-8622 ext 224 or […]

Start: September 19, 2015 8:00 am
End: September 19, 2015 1:00 pm
Venue: NorthShore Evanston Hospital - Frank Auditorium
2650 Ridge Ave., Evanston, IL, United States, 60602
September 12, 2015

We are excited to bring teenagers (ages 13-17) 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. The […]

Start: September 12, 2015 12:00 pm
End: October 10, 2015 3:00 pm
Venue: Central DuPage Hospital
25 N. Winfield Rd, LL Women's Conference Room 3, Winfield, IL, United States, 60190
September 11, 2015

The Camp Blackhawk Family Retreat Weekend is fun for the whole family and FREE! This is an opportunity for you to come out to camp to see what the kids experience for a week in the summer. Come enjoy a fun-filled weekend where kids can zipline, rock climb and play in the lake – and […]

Start: September 11, 2015 5:30 pm
End: September 13, 2015 11:00 am
Venue: Blackhawk Family Retreat
26710 W. Nippersink Rd., Ingleside, IL, United States, 60041
August 24, 2015

The Epilepsy Foundation’s annual Tee Off for Camp Blackhawk will be held at the Kemper Lakes Golf Club in Kildeer, IL on Monday, August 24, 2015. The day includes 18 holes of scramble format golf and a box lunch, followed by dinner and a silent auction. Registration opens at 11:00 am and the tournament begins […]

Start: August 24, 2015 11:00 am
End: August 24, 2015 7:00 pm
Venue: Kemper Lakes Golf Club
24000 N. Old Henry Road, Kildeer, IL, United States
August 21, 2015

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. […]

Start: August 21, 2015 2:00 pm
End: August 21, 2015 5:00 pm
Venue: City Hall Chambers
121 N. Lasalle St., Room 200, Chicago, IL, United States
August 15, 2015

Join us on Saturday, August 15th at Chicago’s Douglas Park for our annual Picnic in the Park. This FREE event will include a picnic lunch and will be complete with fun, food, and games! Please RSVP to Maria Sultemeier by August 10th at or 312-939-8622 ext 211.

Start: August 15, 2015 11:00 am
End: August 15, 2015 3:00 pm
Venue: Douglas Park (Grove 3)
1401 S. Sacramento Dr., Chicago, United States, 60623
August 12, 2015

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 […]

Start: August 12, 2015 4:00 pm
End: August 12, 2015 7:00 pm
Venue: The Healing Clinic
1443 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago, IL, United States, 60657
August 6, 2015

The Employment Workshop is heading to the Franklin Park Savers Thrift Store on Thursday, August 6 from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm. Participants will get a store tour and exclusive discounts on interview clothing and professional attire. A brief presentation will be made prior to shopping and there will be personal shopping assistants available to […]

Start: August 6, 2015 11:00 am
End: August 6, 2015 1:00 pm
Venue: Franklin Park Savers Thrift Store
10205 W, Grand Ave., Franklin Park, IL, United States, 60131
August 2, 2015

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 […]

Start: August 2, 2015
End: August 7, 2015
Venue: Red Leaf Village
26710 W. Nippersink Rd., Ingleside, IL, United States