Grand Island

Covid Update

The IMF is cautiously optimistic for local support groups to return back to in-person meetings when it’s safe in your community

We suggest for you to follow local, state and federal guidelines to help you determine when it will be safe to start meeting in-person again.

You may also wish to refer to www.cdc.gov for information and guidance on specifics for travel, vaccinations, variants and when/how to gather safely.

For more information, please contact

Jim Omel 308-381-0289

E-mail: [email protected]

Arlene Preisendorf 308-380-8526

E-mail: [email protected]

Meeting time3rd Wednesday of each month from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Meeting Location Evangelical Free Church
2609 South Blaine Street
Grand Island, NE 68801
Get directions

40.8942677, -98.3617643

Myeloma Voice: Arlene Preisendorf

Diagnosed with myeloma in February 2009 at the age of 47, Arlene Preisendorf recalls contacting Support Group Leader Dr. Jim Omel just a few days later. She shares how Jim connected with her and her husband by talking about his own experience with the disease, and also providing them with breadth of IMF pamphlets on myeloma.

Click here to listen to her story.

Making a diagnosis for myeloma can be difficult......even for a doctor!  Here are two articles Jim wrote to help explain how easy it can be to get misdiagnosed.

A Zebra in Nebraska

Living with the Zebra

 

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Support Group Events

Nov 17
Monthly Meeting
November 17, 2021 8:00 am to 10:00 am
Dec 15
Monthly Meeting
December 15, 2021 8:00 am to 10:00 am
Jan 19
Monthly Meeting
January 19, 2022 8:00 am to 10:00 am
Feb 16
Monthly Meeting
February 16, 2022 8:00 am to 10:00 am
Mar 16
Monthly Meeting
March 16, 2022 8:00 am to 10:00 am
Apr 20
Monthly Meeting
April 20, 2022 8:00 am to 10:00 am
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