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CFIDSLink Electronic Newsletter
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Revolutionary Women Learn About CFIDS
The CFIDS Association received an earmarked gift to participate in a special event designed to engage women in political leadership. CFIDS was presented to the 4,100 attendees in the buzzing hall as the only disease-specific exhibit. Read more about this dynamic event at http://www.cfids.org/cfidslink/revolutionary-women.asp.
Art and Advocacy: Exploring Empowerment
The American Association for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome[ http://www.aacfs.org] will hold its 7th bi-annual conference in Madison, Wisc., October 8-10, 2004. Two special sessions promise to deepen the experience for CFIDS patients, caregivers, advocates, providers and researchers alike. Read more about the Art & Soul Exhibit at http://www.cfids.org/cfidslink/art-soul.asp and a moderated session titled, “From Grassroots to Action” at http://www.cfids.org/cfidslink/empowerment-advocacy.asp.
Online Program Allows Chronically Ill Students to Get College Degree:
New Scholarship Available, visit http://www.cfids.org/cfidslink/depaul.asp for more information.
The Power of Positive Support
Lesa Ingraham played golf whenever she could, walked four to five miles four to five times each week, danced with her husband at the local country and western establishment and lived her life to its fullest potential. That was a glimpse of Lesa’s life four and a half years ago. Read more about her story and how her family has been her support system at http://www.cfids.org/cfidslink/ingraham.asp.
Where there’s a will, there’s a way…
to expand CFIDS research, public policy and education. Gifts by will, or bequests, both large and small, are vital to Association-led efforts aimed at ending the pain and disability caused by CFIDS. Please visit http://www.cfids.org/cfidslink/planned-giving.asp and learn more about how you can express your commitment to conquering CFIDS by remembering the CFIDS Association in your will.
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