Upcoming Events

Save the Date
17th Annual L’Amour du Vin – Lorain County’s Premier Wine & Food Event – presented by University Hospitals Elyria Medical Center

Thursday, October 9, 2014
Avon Oaks Country Club
32300 Detroit Road   
Avon, OH 44011
Visit http://lamourduvin2014.eventbrite.com/ to purchase tickets to the event.
Contact: Alicia Hansen at ahansen@arthritis.org or 216.285.2855

SAVE-THE-DATE for the 2014 Cleveland Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis – presented locally by The MetroHealth System
Sunday, December 14, 2014
5K run/walk starts at 8:30AM
Legacy Village
25001 Cedar Rd
Lyndhurst, OH 44124

Register today at http://jinglebellruncleveland.kintera.org/
Contact: Alicia Hansen at ahansen@arthritis.org or 216.285.2855

 Community Leaders of the Year Awards Dinner

Information on 2014 honorees and date to be announced shortly.
Contact: Lynette Trentini at ltrentini@arthritis.org or 216.285.2833

2015 Red & White On Thursday Night

Information on 2015 date and event details to be announced soon.
Contact: Courtney Winnen at cwinnen@arthritis.org or 216.285.2829.

Photos of Ohio Joint Advocacy Day

On May 21, 2014 the Arthritis Foundation and the Ohio Association of Rheumatology co-sponsored Joint Advocacy Day. Arthritis advocates met with their state representatives and state senators to inform them about important issues facing their constituents who have arthritis. See photos and read about the event in the American College of Rheumatology e-newsletter here: read more


Cedar Point Supports Walk to Cure Arthritis

The Arthritis Foundation and Cedar Point are partnering again to raise funds to support children and adults who live daily with arthritis pain. Purchase a Good Any Day ticket for $49.99 online at www.cedarpoint.com/affiliates between June 1 and August 24 and $2 of every ticket sold benefits the Arthritis Foundation’s Walk to Cure Arthritis. At the prompts, please use the following:

Username: arthritis (all lowercase)
Password: 2014

Tickets are valid for any one day during the 2014 season.

IMPORTANT: Some customers are experiencing difficulty purchasing tickets through this link using Apple Inc. mobile devices and tablets due to incompatibility issues; Please contact mmaehler@arthritis.org or call 614-503-5588 for assistance with processing your order.

Ride for a Reason – Celebrate Arthritis Awareness Day
Saturday, August 30, 2014

                                    Event Information:

  • Help raise funds and awareness at Arthritis Awareness Day at Cedar Point!
  • From 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. it’s your chance for unlimited rides on Millennium Force!
  • Coaster enthusiasts - reserve YOUR spot now and register below
For a $75 donation you receive:
  • Unlimited rides on Millennium Force BEFORE the park opens to the public.
  • A rockin' and rollin' good time!

    Meet at 7:30 a.m. at the Marina Gate for admission.

Our Mission is to Change Lives
53 million Americans have arthritis including 300,000 kids! We’re leading the fight for a cure.

For more information contact: Jeff Brashares at 614-361-7299 or visit the Ride for a Reason website:  http://2014rideforareason.kintera.org/


 For every additional $50 you raise you’ll be entered in a drawing to win fabulous prizes:   4 VIP four-hour Cedar Point tour passes; 2 HalloWeekend passes; and a Cedar Point gift bag.

Enjoy an amazing Collector Car Show in the Millennium Force Plaza and check out the Arthritis Awareness Tent at the ride entrance.

Ashtabula County Arthritis Expo
August 26, 2014
Location: SPIRE Institute
1822 S Broadway
Geneva, OH 44041
Contact: Maribeth Curry 216.285.6400
Arthritis Foundation, Great Lakes Region, Arthritis Expos, proudly sponsored by: 

Medina County Arthritis Expo
September 17, 2014
Location: Medina Performing Arts Center
851 Weymouth Road
Medina, OH 44256
Contact: Leslie Noss 216.285.2837

Thank you Cleveland Clinic for Co-Sponsoring the Medina County Arthritis Expo on September 17 and Medina Performing Arts Center for hosting the event. This free Expo is made possible with the additional support of our Gold Sponsors Abbvie and Genentech as well as Bronze Sponsor Bristol-Myers Squibb.
Arthritis Foundation, Great Lakes Region, Arthritis Expos, proudly sponsored by: 

Fall Cuyahoga County Arthritis Expo
October 08, 2014
25777 Detroit Road
Westlake, OH 44145
Contact: Mary Schwarz 216.285.6407
Arthritis Foundation, Great Lakes Region, Arthritis Expos, proudly sponsored by: 

Trumbull County Arthritis Expo
Date in Fall TBA
Time TBA
Location TBA
Contact: Maribeth Curry 216.285.6400
Arthritis Foundation, Great Lakes Region, Arthritis Expos, proudly sponsored by: 

2014 Event Highlights

2014 Cleveland Walk to Cure Arthritis – presented locally by University Hospitals, Department of Orthopaedics

Special thanks to all sponsors, donors, volunteers, participants and team captains that came together for another successful Walk to Cure Arthritis on Saturday May 3, 2014 at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo!  
Visit www.ArthritisWalkCleveland.kintera.org for full details on the event. 

Photos from the event courtesy of Orville McEachron Photography can be viewed here: 2014 Cleveland Walk to Cure Arthritis Photo Album

 20th Annual Cleveland Magazine Silver Spoon Awards Party
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
New Venue: 200 Public Square, Cleveland, OH 44114
Click here to purchase tickets.

Click here to listen to Cleveland Magazine’s Silver Spoon Awards Party committee member Dr. Lee Shepard’s psoriatic arthritis story that led to the very early end of his career as a anesthesiologist.


Ongoing Events

Cleveland Clinic Health Talks

Cleveland Clinic Health Talks co-sponsored by the Arthritis Foundation – To attend, please call the Center for Consumer Health Information at 216-444-3641 or 800-548-8502 or visit www.clevelandclinic.org/healthtalks
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