Myeloma Minute: Raffle, Workshops, and Comedy!

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| INSPIRATION | Get a Laugh

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The IMF’s 13th Annual Comedy Celebration: Proving Laughter Is the Best Medicine

The IMF 13th Annual Comedy Celebration will take place on Thursday, October 17, at its new location, The Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills. Actor and comedian Ray Romano (The Irishman, Everybody Loves Raymond) returns to host an unforgettable night of laughter to raise funds for the IMF's leading myeloma research programs. Joining Romano this year are some of the biggest names in comedy including Adam Carolla (The Adam Carolla Show, The Man Show), Demetri Martin (Demetri Martin: The Overthinker, We Bare Bears), Kevin Nealon (Man with a Plan, Hiking With Kevin), Patton Oswalt (Veronica Mars, A.P. Bio), Caroline Rhea, (One Night Stand, Sabrina the Teenage Witch) and Amanda Seales (Insecure). Get your tickets now!

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| EDUCATION | Workshop

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| EDUCATION | Workshop

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Register Now for an IMF Regional Community Workshop in Little Rock, Arkansas
Register Now for an IMF Regional Community Workshop in Chicago

The IMF will host a Regional Community Workshop at The Little Rock Marriott (3 Statehouse Plaza) in Little Rock, Arkansas, on Saturday, October 19, 2019. Registration is FREE, but seating is limited. Learn from and meet one-on-one with myeloma experts to get answers to your questions and concerns.

The IMF will host a Regional Community Workshop at Chicago Marriott at Medical District/UIC (625 South Ashland Avenue at West Harrison St.) in Chicago on Saturday, October 26, 2019. Registration is FREE, but seating is limited. Learn from and meet one-on-one with myeloma experts to get answers to your questions and concerns.

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| ACTION | Charitable Giving

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Free Will + International Myeloma Foundation

We’ve recently partnered with FreeWill to give all of our members, donors, and supporters two new ways to help us continue the fight against multiple myeloma through research, education, support, and advocacy.

Will-Writing Tool: FreeWill offers a simple and intuitive online service for you to write your legally valid will. Everyone needs a will, even if you live to be 150 years old! A will is a great place to leave a legacy gift that can help fund a cure for multiple myeloma. Get started on your free will today!

70.5 years or older?: If you are 70.5 years or older and have a traditional IRA, then you may be eligible to make a tax-free gift to the International Myeloma Foundation directly from your IRA! Make your smartest donation now!

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| ACTION | Win a Vacation

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Win a 10-Day Vacation at a Hawaiian Oasis — New Dates of Availability* See Note Below.

We are reaching the entry deadline for YOU to win tickets for a 10-day stay at the Villa Ono Oasis in Hawaii. The winners of this luxury package will receive:

  • A 10-day stay at the Villa Ono Oasis
  • Business-class Airfare for Two on American Airlines to Kailua-Kona, HI
  • A Dolphin Swim Adventure for Two
  • A Manta Ray Night Snorkel for Two
  • A Scuba Instruction Package for Two

You can either visit the link below, or contact the IMF’s Karla Lemus at 1-800-452-CURE (2873) to purchase your ticket today. All proceeds will benefit International Myeloma Foundation Research and Programs. *Note: You will be able to choose the dates of your stay based on mutual agreement with the property owners and availability of the property.

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