Lake Norman

Covid Update

The IMF applauds the efforts of the volunteer leaders that conduct local and virtual myeloma support group meetings.  We are cautiously optimistic for local support groups to return back to in-person or hybrid meetings (combination of in-person and virtual) when it is safe in each community.

Leaders and groups are encouraged to use this updated tool and guidance from the CDC to help each group to decide when and how to transition to in-person or hybrid meetings.  The IMF will continue to provide Zoom licenses to all myeloma support groups that continue to meet virtually or have hybrid meetings.

CLICK HERE to search by State and County for Covid-19 community levels

If you are immunocompromised or high risk for severe disease, learn more about how to protect yourself 

Visit the CDC website for more information at https://www.cdc.gov/

Mooresville Tribune: Celebrating Myeloma Action Month


Together, we're taking ACTION to make a difference! During "Myeloma Action Month" in March, members & supporters of the Lake Norman Multiple Myeloma Support Group raised $1,135. for research of Multiple Myeloma. 

Huge THANKS to all who participated in person at our dinner plus virtually via online donations.  If you missed the event, you can still make a difference by donating at our fundraising website: http://give.myeloma.org/LakeNormanSG22

For more information please contact

Lou Mintzer 704-451-9833

Lynn Mintzer 980-439-1927

E-mail: [email protected]

 

(After entering the hospital's visitor entrance, turn right then left. Room B will be on your right.)

Meeting time6:30 PM to 8:00 PM on the 3rd Wednesday of every month (November TBD)
Meeting Location Lake Norman Regional Medical Center, Meeting Room B
171 Fairview Road
Mooresville, NC 28117
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35.5493002, -80.8536929

Upcoming events

IMF Events

Jul 07
Best of 2022 ASCO & EHA Webinar
July 7, 2022 4:00 pm PST

Support Group Events

Jul 20
Lake Norman Monthly Meeting
July 20, 2022 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm EST
Aug 17
Lake Norman Monthly Meeting
August 17, 2022 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm EST
Sep 21
Lake Norman Monthly Meeting
September 21, 2022 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm EST
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October 19, 2022 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm EST
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Lake Norman Monthly Meeting
November 16, 2022 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm EST
Dec 21
Lake Norman Monthly Meeting
December 21, 2022 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm EST
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Myeloma Action Month

Lake Norman Multiple Myeloma Support Group was in full force for MAM. Below are some of the objectives we completed as part of Myeloma Action Month.  As Warriors, we want to bring more awareness to this cause.  To see other warriors, please visit http://mam.myeloma.org/

What is Myeloma Action Month (MAM)?

Multiple myeloma is the second most common blood cancer; however, many patients have never heard of it until they are diagnosed. The International Myeloma Foundation’s Myeloma Action Month campaign focuses on Myeloma Warriors.

But just what is a Myeloma Warrior? According to IMF Chairman of the Board Dr. Brian G.M. Durie, “Myeloma warriors are patients who seek out the best for themselves while also helping others.” Dr. Durie recognizes that not all patients may not be in the condition to reach others. In this case, he suggests that a patient can have a friend or a caregiver be their “Warrior-in-Chief.” As Dr. Durie summarizes in this video, having the Warrior Spirit means having “energy and resilience” to live well and care for those with myeloma.

We invite YOU – Myeloma Warriors – those living with the disease, supporting loved ones, or providing healthcare to patients – to raise awareness this Myeloma Action Month. Explore this site to learn more about specific actions you can take. Together, we can take ACTIONS that matter. Each of our actions can help to save lives.

Lake Norman Town Board Issues Multiple Myeloma Proclamation. Learn More​

To view some photos of our fundraising dinner at Kick Back Jack's! Click here

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