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Resource Guide - 2013 Edition
Check out our extensive 40 page Resource Guide. It is filled with all sorts of useful, perhaps even critical, information about local resources, services and much more.

MS Foundation Support Groups

MS Views and News

MTRA - Marion Therapeutic Riding Association

National MS Society (NMSS)

Mid Florida Chapter (NMSS)


MS Association of America

MS Focus

MS Active Source

MS Lifelines

MS Learn On Line

Water Walking Assistant  

Sources for Cooling Products

2012 MS Walk

2013 MS Walk Photos
Gallery 1 | Gallery 2 | Gallery 3
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Gallery 7 | Gallery 8 | Gallery 9

October 2016
In a Nutshell
Karen Daniels


John Simonetti's presentation from
the March 2015 Meeting

The lastest update from John --
News from National Multiple Sclerosis Society

NOW Quarterly Update -- Winter 2015-2016

Can Do MS



MS Walk was a great success!!
2016 MS Walk Fundraising

Congratulations on a great 2016 fundraising effort!!

The M.S. Village People group effort set another all-time fundraising record of $21,500, beating the previous 2015 record amount by $1,200.
Mahjong Instruction 400 Sam's Club/Misc Contributions and Expenses/Net _______ $21,500

The Mahjong Instruction by Lisa French was new this year, and the financial results were outstanding for a first year event. Its net proceeds more than offset slightly lower financial results in each of the other activities.

To date for 2016, I have given the National Multiple Sclerosis Society $21,000, and I will write a final check (approximately $500) by the end of the month, after all final proceeds and disbursements have been submitted and accounted for.

Great job by everyone!! Wayne Grunewald
Steve Berkovitz

MSVP News and Scheduled Events

We will have our October meeting on Tuesday, October 18th at La Hacienda Recreation Center from 10 am to noon. The recreation center's address is 1200 Avenida Central, The Villages, FL.
Barbara Prindle with United Health Care will be speaking about all the United Health Care options available in The Villages.
This will be followed by an open discussion for the group.


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MS Support Group of Ocala,
Marion County Public Library
(Conference Room A)
2720 East Silver Springs Blvd.
Contact: Tonya 352-789-0663 /

Monthly Meetings

Monthly Luncheons
Normally the 1st Tuesday of the month at one of the excellent eating establishments in and around The Villages

Luncheon venue for September 2016 is at the Carrabba's, 650 US HWY 441 N, The Villages, FL. Luncheon will be Tuesday, September 6th, 2016, 11:30 a.m.
You can RSVP to Kathy Klein at 751-0207 or email her at
Kathy needs a head count by Sunday evening (Sept 3rd).


Monthly Bowling
2nd Tuesday each month, 10:00 AM at
Spanish Springs Lanes, 997 Alverez Ave., The Villages
Please join us to bowl on 2nd Tuesday of the month at the Spanish Springs lanes. Be there by 9:45 a.m., bowling starts at 10 a.m. Cost is $2.15 per game.

Even if you don't think you can bowl, please join us. Some of us use the ramp, some use the bumpers, some pretend to bowl like the pros. We have a lot of fun and will welcome your company. Join us for lunch afterwards.

Monthly Meeting
Normally the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 10:00 AM in the Ricardo Montalban Room at the
La Hacienda Center, 1200 Avenida Centeral, The Villages

Monthly Care Partners
Normally 4th Tuesday each month, 10:30 AM at the
La Hacienda Center, 1200 Avenida Centeral, The Villages


All our activities are open to friends and families of those with MS


For More Information Please Contact:


Mary Grunewald

(352) 391-9707

Barbara Gaines 

(352) 259-8147

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