Lighthouse Lymphedema Network 2008 Calendar of Events

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Lighthouse Lymphedema Network 2008 Calendar of Events

Postby patoco » Thu Mar 06, 2008 11:58 pm

Lighthouse Lymphedema Network

2008 Calendar of Events

Please note this important change: Our 2008 schedule includes these meeting dates and locations at therapy centers around Atlanta on Saturday mornings to encourage attendance by more patients, families, and therapists.


January 19, 2008 - 10:00 am - 1:00PM (Saturday) -- LLN Board of Directors meeting.

January 26, 2008 - 10:00 am (Saturday) -- LLN Support Group meets at the Gwinnett Medical Sports Rehab Center (Gwinnett Medical Center), 500 Medical Center Blvd., Suite 130, Lawrenceville, GA. Presentation hosted by Kim Mainer and Samantha Cannon with guest speaker Jack Butler of ImpediMed "The Use of Low Frequency Impedance to Assess and Monitor Lymphedema"


February 23, 2008 - 10:00 am - Noon (Saturday) -- LLN Support Group meets at the Wesley Woods Center/Emory Healthcare, 1821 Clifton Rd (near Emory Hospital), Atlanta, GA. A yoga class for lymphedema patients, taught by Kay Lodde, an OTR certified therapeudic adaptations for yoga. Janet Wolfson, PT, CLT-LANA will be our hostess.


March 19, 2008 - (Wednesday) -- Women's caucus at the Capitol. The LLN has been invited by Rep. Buckner to present to the Women Legislaturers information on Lymphedema. Contact Joan White (770-442-1317) for more information.

March 29, 2008 - 10:00am - Noon (Saturday) -- LLN Support Group meets at Northside Hospital Lymphedema Management Program, Women's Center Atrium, 1000 Johnson Ferry Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30342-1606. Selvi Palaniappan, MS, CGC, will be our speaker. The program is "Breast Cancer Genetic Testing". A representative from CircAid Medical Products will also speak about their non-elastic compression therapy products.


April 26, 2008 - 10:00am - Noon (Saturday) -- LLN Support Group meets at the DeKalb Hillandale Medical Center, 2801 DeKalb Medical Pkwy, Lithonia, GA. 30058-4996. Speaker to be announced.


May 3, 2008, 8:00am - 4:00pm (Saturday) -- LLN Annual Charity Yard Sale. 115 Lyden Street, Decatur, GA 30030. Phone Elaine Gunter, 770-938-1891 for more information and arrangement to collect items.


June 7, 2008 - 8:00 am (Saturday) -- 6th Annual 8K Gloria Watts-Cox Walk for Lymphedema. Begins at 8:00 am, rain or shine, please arrive before event time. Pre-regiatration is recommended. Email to receive registration forms and submit donation. Location: Cliftondale Park, 4645 Butner Road, College Park, GA 30349. Website: Sponsor is The Gloria Watts-Cox Foundation, Inc., 2734 Waleska Way, East Point, GA 30344.

June (exact date to be announced), 2008 - 11:30am - 1:30PM -- LLN Annual Support Group Summer Luncheon at the home of Libby and Cole Sanders, 714 Ponce de Leon Ave., Decatur, GA 30030. Your questions answered by knowledgeable group members. Lunch is free, but reservations are necessary. Phone 404-378-3344 for reservations and more information.


August 27-31, 2008, 8th Biennial National Network (NLN) International Conference, Sheraton Hotel and Marina, San Diego, CA. Website: for complete program and registration information.


September 27, 2008 - 10:00am - Noon (Saturday) -- LLN Support Group meets at the Southern Regional Health System Rehabilitation Services, 11 Upper Riverdale Road, Riverdale, GA 30274. Melanie Hammond, OTR/L, CSLT, will host this meeting with Sigvaris giving the program. Phone 770-991-8070 for more information.


October 18, 2008 (Saturday) - (more information will be published) 11th State of Georgia Lymphedema Education & Awareness Program to be held at Piedmont Hospital Rich's Auditorium, Atlanta, GA.


December 4, 2008 (Thursday) - Piedmont Hospital Craft Bazaar, Building 77. Donations of baked goods, knitted or crocheted items, and other craft items appreciated. Contact Joan White, phone 770-442-1317.

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