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Illinois serves the 2,511,000 adults and 13,100 children affected by arthritis in the area. We provide education, program and services, information about upcoming events, programming news, volunteer opportunities and other Foundation-related business.

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Upcoming Events

2014 JA Fun Day at the Pumpkin Patch, Caledonia IL

2014 JA Fun Day at the Pumpkin Patch, Caledonia IL

10/19/2014 to 10/19/2014

It is that time of year, leaves are beginning to fall, apples and pumpkins are ready to be picked! All JA families are invited to enjoy all the fun Fall has to offer at the Pumpkin Patch in Caledonia IL! We will meet at the Pavillion at 1:00pm on Sunday, October 19, 2014. We will enjoy pumpkin picking, corn mazes, bouncy houses, a not so scary haunted house and great food. Take this great opportunity for a FREE family fun day! We will also be registering families/teams for the Jingle Bell Run. Anyone registering at the Pumpkin Patch will receive a FREE gift! Registration is required for entry in to the gate. Please contact Heidi Koll-Pio at hkoll@arthritis.org or 309-863-3506 to add your name to the guest list!

2014 Jingle Bell 5K Run Walk FUN RUN - Rockford, IL

2014 Jingle Bell 5K Run Walk FUN RUN - Rockford, IL

10/21/2014 to 10/21/2014

Put your running or walking shoes on and join us on Tuesday, October 21st for the 1st Annual Jingle Bell FUN RUN Kick Off with Runner’s Image. After the 2 or 3 mile fun run, which starts at 6PM at Runner’s Image (219 East State Street, Rockford), join us next door at Carlyle Brewing Co. for FREE beer and pizza. We will also be raffling off some great prizes and signing people up for the Jingle Bell 5K Run/Walk to benefit the Arthritis Foundation. If you sign up that night you will receive a $5.00 discount on your entry. If you have any questions, please contact Kim Kempf at kkempf@arthritis.org

2014 River Valley Jingle Bell Run-Walk Kickoff

2014 River Valley Jingle Bell Run-Walk Kickoff

10/25/2014 to 10/25/2014

Free bowling + shoe rentals + Pizza We’re giving out flyers, posters, tips, tricks, and more at the Jingle Bell Kick Off! Join us for a fun day of FREE BOWLING, meet others participating in the Jingle Bell Run, and take home some great info. to help spread the word! If you have any questions, please contact Brian VanAcker at bvanacker@arthritis.org.

Arthritis 101  It Takes a Team!

Arthritis 101 It Takes a Team!

10/25/2014 to 10/25/2014

Check in at 10:30 am. Light lunch provided. FREE Program! Registration is required. East registrant will receive a pair of Arthritis gloves and a stress ball. Speakers: Dr. Carrie Mihordin w/Mid-America Rheumatology Consultants, a Nutritionist and an Exercise Demo. Sponsored by the Arthritis Foundation and Baptist-Trinity Lutheran Legacy Foundation. Attached logo: Mid America Please include the gloves sizes: S M L XL ** This is the sister program to the August 18 program.

2014 Chicago Leader Appreciation & Volunteer Lunch

2014 Chicago Leader Appreciation & Volunteer Lunch

11/9/2014 to 11/9/2014

Join us November 9, 2014 from 1:00 to 4:00 pm at the South Barrington Park District. Programs for Better Living leaders are invited for refreshments and to receive a thank you gift from the Arthritis Foundation. All other volunteers – and potential volunteers – are invited to drop by for refreshments and to learn more about the Arthritis Foundation and our new volunteer opportunities! For more information and to RSVP, please contact Heidi Koll-Pio at (309) 863-3506 or hkoll@arthritis.org.

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