Juvenile Arthritis Family Network

For 2017, the JA Family Network will offer events that will include education, networking and fun kid-focused activities.

The schedule includes


Sunday, Janaury 29, 2017

2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Hyvee 26th & Sycamore
Sioux Falls, SD 57104

Healthy Cooking and Nutrition with dietician Janine Albers! The kids will be making some help food options and we’ll learn about anti-inflammatory food choices..

Sunday, April 30, 2017
2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Andy and Renee Thomas' Home (address will be emailed)
Gregory, SD 57104

Topic: Three-fold-- 1) All About JA Camp! (with kids who have attended!). 2) Info about the two national JA Conferences coming up in July & August. 3) Recap of the recent Advocacy Summit in Washington DC held in March! .

Sunday, October 29, 2017
2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Yogi Bear Campground near Brandon, SD

We’ll do the corn maze and other fun Fall Activities!
In case of bad weather, will be at Brian & Janice Bolcerek home in BRANDON, SD. Topic: Bones & Joints. Greg Alvine, MD, orthopedic surgeon, will bring his skeleton friend and talk about bone/joint mechanics and health. .

To stay up to date on local happenings contact Allie Alvine at allisonalvine@msn.com or your local Arthritis Foundation Contact, Darci Hustrulid at dhustrulid@arthritis.org