Did you know you can make a difference in the lives of nearly 50 million people who live with the daily pain of arthritis?  Whether you participate in a walk, gala, or other special event in your area, you will be helping to find a cure and improve the lives of people with arthritis


Cedar Point Supports Walk to Cure Arthritis

The Arthritis Foundation and Cedar Point are AGAIN partnering this year for THREE great ticket promotions to raise funds to support children and adults who live daily with arthritis pain. America’s Roller Coast is offering pre-season tickets for $41.00, an amazing $18.99 off the gate entry price. $3 of every ticket sold benefits The Arthritis Foundation’s Walk to Cure Arthritis. Tickets can be purchased now through May 31st online at www.cedarpoint.com/affiliates. At the prompts, please use the following:

 Username: arthritis (all lowercase) Password: 2014

You will be sent to the page to purchase your tickets at the discounted price! Your special ticket pricing shows up under the “special events” tab on this page. Tickets are valid any day at Cedar Point from May 10 through June 15, 2014. Questions? Please call 614-876-8200 or email mkiley@arthritis.org.

Stay tuned for the next great promotion that will start on June 1st! More information to come.

Breaking the Pain Chain-Multiple Day Event

April 2, 9, 16, and 23, 1-3pm 
St Martin de Porres Church

Breaking the Pain Chain is a four-part interactive educational series designed to teach about the tools and techniques for breaking the cycle of pain caused by arthritis.  The series includes four, two-hour sessions and will meet the first four Wednesday's in April (2nd, 9th, 16th and 23rd) from 1pm-3pm at St. Martin de Porres Church in Warren (31555 Hoover Rd., Warren, MI 48093).  By the end of the series, participants will have completed a personal Pain Management Plan.  Registration is required and there is a registration fee of $40.  This fee covers all 4 sessions, materials and snacks. 

Please contact Ashley Morgan, Arthritis Foundation Michigan Program Manager at (248) 530-5037 or amorgan@arthritis.org for questions about program or to register!

Weighty Matters & Arthritis
Wednesday, April 2nd, 9th, and 16th from 6pm-8pm
Beaumont Hospital, Grosse Pointe
468 Cadieux Rd.
Grosse Pointe, MI 48230

Event Contact: Ashley Morgan, 248.530.5037, amorgan@arthritis.org
Weighty Matters & Arthritis is a 3-part educational speaker series that will tackle patient’s questions pertaining to arthritis and its major forms, treatment options and what role weight plays in the health of our joints.  This 3-part speaker series is free to the public and will provide perspectives from a Rheumatologist on April 2nd, an Orthopedic Surgeon on April 9th and a Registered Dietician on April 16th.  Join us from 6:00pm—8:00pm at Beaumont Hospital, Grosse Pointe and get the information and resources you need to get on the road to a healthy lifestyle.  Light refreshments will be served. 

Arthritis Patient Education Expo with Providence Hospital

April 5, 2014
Greater Grace Temple
23500 West 7 Mile Road
Detroit, MI 48219
Click here for more information and to register.






Let’s go for a walk!

Join us at one of five 2014 Walk to Cure Arthritis events in Michigan. Walk to Cure Arthritis (formerly named Arthritis Walk) is a fun and non-competitive three-mile walking event that supports public awareness and raises funds to fight arthritis. People of all ages and origins get arthritis including children. It’s the leading cause of disability in the United States affecting more than 50 million people nationwide and 2.3 million in Michigan.

Go to www.WalkToCureArthritis.org or call (855) 529-2728 for registration and other information.

2014 Walk to Cure Arthritis- Grand Rapids May 3, 2014 Grand Rapids, MI
2014 Walk to Cure Arthritis- Detroit May 10, 2014 Royal Oak, MI
2014 Walk to Cure Arthritis- Traverse City May 31, 2014 Traverse City, MI
2013 Walk to Cure Arthritis- Downriver Aug 23, 2014 Riverview, MI
2014 Walk to Cure Arthritis- Lansing Oct 11, 2014 East Lansing, MI

Forge Through Hell 5K Extreme Challenge

Please join us Saturday, July 19, 2014 for the Forge Through Hell 5K Extreme Challenge to benefit the Arthritis Foundation. Test your strength and endurance to complete 10 challenge obstacles and raise funds in support of the Arthritis Foundation's mission of helping the millions of adults and children battling with arthritis. Ask your friends, family, and coworkers to support your efforts. More info, registration, and pledge form available HERE. Click below to watch the fun we had at last year's 5K Extreme Challenge.


Arthritis Patient Education Expo with Providence Hospital

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