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June 2019

June Ostomy Support Group Picnic

June 17, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
United Methodist Church of Peace, 6345 Xerxes Avenue South
Richfield, MN 55423 United States
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Antless Picnic—Note time change! Come early. Supper of Kentucky Fried chicken, potato salad, and dessert will be on us! Bring your best joke and we can all enjoy the fun.  

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July 2019

July 2019 OAMA Summer Meeting

July 15, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
United Methodist Church of Peace, 6345 Xerxes Avenue South
Richfield, MN 55423 United States
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Victor Hallberg will be our speaker in July. Ulcerative colitis hit him in 1965 while in college as he raced between classes and bathrooms. This eventually led to rectal cancer in 1990. The resulting ileostomy has worked well but always with adjustments! He will share some thoughts about that at our meeting. 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm Social Speaker Support

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August 2019

August 2019 Ostomy Support Group Meeting

August 19, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
United Methodist Church of Peace, 6345 Xerxes Avenue South
Richfield, MN 55423 United States
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Alexis Acker-Halbur received her Master’s Degree at Hamline university and is a certified facilitator for the “Renewing Life program.” Alexis helps others to see how they can create their own unique tool kits to get through crisis and pain management to retrain their own thoughts and find hope. Her recent book, Never Give Up was published in 2014.     6:30 pm - 8:00 pm…

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September 2019

September OAMA meeting

September 16, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
United Methodist Church of Peace, 6345 Xerxes Avenue South
Richfield, MN 55423 United States
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  Darcy Helder from Coloplast is our speaker. Come hear about the new BodyFIT technology in the Sensura Mio® Convex Flip, designed for outward areas around the stoma, as well as our new Brava ® Ostomy Support Belt   6:30 pm - 8:00 pm Social Speaker Support

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October 2019

October Ostomy Support Group Meeting

October 21, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
United Methodist Church of Peace, 6345 Xerxes Avenue South
Richfield, MN 55423 United States
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  Joshua Nelson is our speaker this month. He  is a C-130H Instructor Pilot and has served over 19 years in the United States Air Force. He was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis in November 2017 at the age of 37 and one year later he was cured from UC and his ileostomy became permanent.   6:30 pm - 8:00 pm Social Speaker Support

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November 2019

November 2019 OAMA Meeting

November 18, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
United Methodist Church of Peace, 6345 Xerxes Avenue South
Richfield, MN 55423 United States
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  David Dalum will be speaking to us about his life and his experiences of having an ostomy. This is no secret to many of you, but unexpected life events have a way of changing plans and life trajectories.   6:30 pm - 8:00 pm Social Speaker Support

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December 2019

December 2019 Holiday Party

December 16, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
United Methodist Church of Peace, 6345 Xerxes Avenue South
Richfield, MN 55423 United States
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Every December we have a “Holiday Party” just for fun. Please bring a small dessert, or appetizer to share with other members. We ask you to wrap a “white elephant” from your house. This is something that is useful or fun, but that you no longer need around your house. Then we have a dice game and see who gets your gift and whose gift…

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January 2020

Winter Break – No January Meeting

January 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
United Methodist Church of Peace, 6345 Xerxes Avenue South
Richfield, MN 55423 United States
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There will be no meeting in January or February. We will resume on March 6th. Stay Warm!

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February 2020

No February Meeting

February 17 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
United Methodist Church of Peace, 6345 Xerxes Avenue South
Richfield, MN 55423 United States
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Happy Valentines Day! We will not be meeting in February and will resume on March 6th.  

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March 2020

March Meeting Cancelled. Please Check back for April

March 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
United Methodist Church of Peace, 6345 Xerxes Avenue South
Richfield, MN 55423 United States
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Note from Julie Powell WOCN: As a medical professional, I’m in agreement with cancelling the meeting. The overall philosophy to control the spread of this virus, is to minimize risk. Even with the practice of social distancing (>6 feet) and no physical contact,  the virus is highly contagious prior to a person showing any symptoms. Aging has shown to be a risk factor and well…

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