Highlights During MS Awareness Week
Moving Forward MS Film Festival
-- The first-ever MS film festival will debut on Second Life on Wednesday March 12 at noon (PT) during MS Awareness Week. The five first-person shorts can also be seen on the Society's Web site: http://www.nationalMSsociety.org/filmfestival.
Launch of a New More Streamlined National Web Site
The Society's new Web site debuts on March 10. It has been redesigned to make it easier than ever for people with MS and people concerned about MS to find the resources they need.
-- Throughout MS Awareness Week, in addition to tips on ways to join the MS Movement, the home page will profile exciting and inspiring volunteers.
-- The Society's online store is introduced where consumers can buy Society items or items from companies and individuals that support the Society.
Satellite Media Tour with Jordan Sigalet on March 10
-- In collaboration with corporate partner MS Lifelines, live and taped TV interviews have been booked with Providence Bruin hockey star Jordan Sigalet who lives with MS and Society spokesman Dr. Nicholas LaRocca.
Mobility Survey Data To Be Announced
-- The Society will release an overview of the first Harris Interactive Poll ever to survey people with MS and their care partners about mobility issues. The initiative was done in collaboration with Acorda Therapeutics. An in-depth media briefing on the survey's findings will follow on April 8 in New York.
Advocacy Action Alert
-- A cross-organizational advocacy alert will be distributed on Tuesday, March 11, to encourage people to ask their federal representatives for increased MS research funding.
A Campaign That Moves With You Wherever You Go
|SOURCE National Multiple Sclerosis Society|
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