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May 2015

Rap Session With Julie Powell WOCN

May 18, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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May 18 2015- @6:30 p.m. Socializing 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.  Julie Powell will lead us in a "rap meeting." This is a time to share our concerns and our good times.  

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September 2015

OAMA Minneapolis Area Meeting

September 21, 2015 @ 6:30 pm
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6:30 PM Social Hour 7:00 PM Program Alex Acker-Halibur How to Break the Connection Between Stress and Illness United Methodist Church of Peace 6345 Xerxes Avenue South Richfield, MN 55423 Contact Carol Larson with questions. 952-934-3804

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November 2015

November OAMA Minneapolis Area Meeting

November 5, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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6:30 PM Social Hour 7:00 PM Program Lisa Spiral Besnett - Building spiritual relationships. United Methodist Church of Peace 6345 Xerxes Avenue South Richfield, MN 55423 Contact Carol Larson with questions. 952-934-3804

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December 2015

December OAMA Minneapolis Area Mtg

December 21, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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6:30 PM Social Hour 7:00 PM Program  Fun,Food, and Fellowship. Bring your favorite appetizer or dessert to share along with a special story from your life in the last year you'd like to tell. United Methodist Church of Peace 6345 Xerxes Avenue South Richfield, MN 55423 Contact Carol Larson with questions. 952-934-3804

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March 2016

March 21st OAMA Minneapolis Area Meeting

March 21, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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6:30 pm Social Hour 7:00 pm Program Our award winning WOCN Julie Powell presents: What's the difference between mine and yours?  Many of us have ostomies, Some of us have continent diversions. What's the difference between an ileostomy, a urostomy and a colostomy?  Informative session with Julie Powell followed by the support group with any questions and plenty of answers. For more information contact- Our…

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April 2016

April 18, 2016 OAMA Minneapolis Area Meeting

April 18, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Social Hour: 6:30 pm Program: 7:00 pm Janie Jasin CSP-NSA & Legends Award Winner WISE WORDS & LOTS OF LAUGHTER, http://www.janiespeaks.com Speaker- Coach- Author *The Littlest Christmas Tree- 2 million sold She'll make you laugh and cry, a great story teller and humorist, we are very fortunate to have national keynote speaker Janie Jasin. You don't want to miss this special evening! For more information contact- Our president: …

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May 2016

OAMA May Meeting

May 16, 2016 @ 6:30 pm
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  May 16th, 2016-OAMA meeting 6:30 pm Social Time 7:00 pm Our Speaker, Kari Cedergren <[email protected] “How to Train Your Elephants” Kari will share stories from her experience growing up on a farm in Minnesota.  She has a unique perspective on mental illness, dementia, death and other “light hearted” subjects.  Kari weaves in humor to accomplish her mission of giving you the permission and confidence…

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October 2016

Ostomy Support Group Meeting October 17, 2016

October 17, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Monday October 17th , 2016-OAMA meeting Our Speaker, Dr. Ann Lowry - Surgery 2016 Dr. Lowry will answer your questions and talk about the present state of ostomy surgery. 6:30 pm Social Time 7:00 pm Speaker

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November 2016

Ostomy Support Group Meeting November 21st 2016

November 21, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Monday November 21st , 2016-OAMA meeting Our Speaker, A Anne Marie Kronick Anger and Fear - Destructive or Constructive Emotions Two weeks after 9/11, 2001, the world was struggling with emotions of anger and fear. I had my own challenges at that time: I had been having problems and I was seeing different doctors almost every day. A biopsy confirmed a cancerous tumor and I had…

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December 2016

December 2016 Ostomy Support Group Meeting

December 19, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Monday, December 19th is our Ostomy Support Group Meeting.   We will be entertained by Dean Johnson  a superb entertainer, and ukulele player. Dean has appeared throughout the USA and  Canada, on TV shows with the Smothers Brothers and Louie  Anderson. Holiday party! 6:30 pm Social Time 7:00 pm Speaker 7:30 pm Support

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January 2017

January 2017 Ostomy Support Group Meeting

January 16, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Come join us Monday, January 16th for our Ostomy Support Group Meeting. Staying with your goals and not getting discouraged is what Austin Hummel, group member and Black Belt Haidong Gumdo - 3rd degree Master will be speaking on. Austin has found that "all it takes to overcome any difficulty is to “DO”, not just “try.”

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Monthly OAMA Meetings

January 16, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Monthly OAMA Support Group meetings are the 3rd Monday of every month. 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm Social Speaker Support

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February 2017

Mardi Gras Rap

February 20, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Get Out Your Purple, Green, and Gold Join us for a Mardi Gras Rap with our featured speaker WOCN  Julie Powell. Julie will talk about the differences in ostomies and answer your questions. You won't want to miss this fun night!  

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March 2017

March Meeting

March 20, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Come meet Darcy Helder and Krista Harvego from Coloplast. They will discuss the new Mio Convex products with three different levels of convexity and also present the new or soon to launch, Brava Protective Seals. Krista will review the CARE program and how she works with new patients. They are happy to support you and look forward to meeting everyone. 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm…

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April 2017

Monthly OAMA Meetings

April 17, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Join us this month to bring in Spring with our speaker and board liason member Mike Carlson. Mike is our longest standing OAMA member 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm Social Speaker Support

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May 2017

Monthly OAMA Meetings

May 15, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Join us on May 15th, 2017 for our OAMA monthly meeting Our Speakers will be Joyce Thomas and Jen Freese Fairview Health System Clinic Liasons. They work directly with patients to help alleviate the burden of High medication costs. Their goal is to help make patients feel that they have a helping hand working for them helping navigate their insurance, coverage and costs 6:30 pm…

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August 2017

Monthly OAMA Meetings

August 21, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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August 21, 2017 6:30 - 8:00 PM Come join us and hear Ostomy member and Co-President Rich Trainer share "My Journey" 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm Social Speaker Support

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September 2017

Monthly OAMA Meetings

September 18, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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September 18, 2017 6:30-8:00 PM. Our September Ostomy Support Group meeting features CWOCN Nurse and OAMA Board Member Julie Powell. Join us as Julie talks about Types of Ostomies. 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm Social Speaker Support

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December 2017

Ostomy Support Group Party

December 18, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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White Elephant Gift Party with treats, and as always support! Come join us from 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm Please bring a gift you need to pass on and if you like, a treat to share as we get into the holiday spirit. We will be playing games, and getting to know one another better. All are welcome.

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January 2018

January Meeting Cancelled Due to Weather

January 15, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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***Because of the frigid weather, our meeting on January 15 has been cancelled. The next meeting will be February 19th, Bob Bartlett, psychologist, will be speaking. Our next newsletter will be out the first week in Feb. with more information. Thank you!

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February 2018

February Meeting Cancelled

February 19, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Weatherline (763-512-1111) has issued a "traveler's advisory warning." For this reason, we are canceling tonight's meeting. See you next month March 19, 2018.

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March 2018

March Ostomy Support Group Meeting

March 19, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Our March meeting will focus on Caretakers, families and friends of Ostomates A chance to share concerns. Bring your questions and your stories. 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm Social Speaker Support

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April 2018

April 2018 OAMA Meeting

April 16, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Our speaker for April is Ann Lowry. Dr. Lowry has had an amazing career in the field of the Colon, A graduate of Radciffe, Tufts, New England Medical Center and then received her training in the area of colon and rectal surgery at the University of Minnesota and stayed in the field for 30 years. She will be speaking at the meeting and asking for…

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May 2018

May 2018 Ostomy Support Group Meeting

May 21, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Our speaker for May is Bob Bartlett: Bob has been a therapist since 1999 working with families, couples and individuals. He will present: Resiliency: Moving through Grief into Coping and Beyond. Bob will speak and take questions and join us for the support part of our meeting. You don’t want to miss this great speaker!

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June 2018

June Picnic 6:00 pm

June 18, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Antless Picnic! Note: Change of time. Arrive early. Dinner is on us: Fried chicken, potato salad, etc. Please bring 1-3 corny jokes.

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July 2018

July 2018 OAMA Meeting

July 16, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Our speaker for July will be Jean Abbott. She was diagnosed as a young child with Spastic Diplegia, a form of Cerebral Palsy. After 33 years of countless doctor’s visits, medical procedures, unnecessary medications and surgeries, she was correctly diagnosed with Dopa Responsive Dystonia (DRD) and given a new life! Jean is the author of Misdiagnosed: My Thirty-Year Struggle with a Debilitating Disorder I Never…

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August 2018

August 2018 Ostomy Support Group Meeting

August 20, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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“Rap” session sharing our stories about our experiences learning to live and travel with our ostomies. 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm Social Speaker Support

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September 2018

September Ostomy Support Group Meeting

September 17, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Collin Buechler will speak on internet safety & protecting our medical records. 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm Social Speaker Support

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October 2018

October 2018 Ostomy Support Group Meeting

October 15, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Carol Z. Logan will speak on “38 Years Cured of Ulcerative Colitis and Cancer” She has traveled around the world with an ileostomy, including living in England one year, making 16 trips to the former Soviet Union in her work as a Soviet Specialist, two trips to Kenya and two to France, never letting it prevent her from doing whatever she wanted to do. 6:30…

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November 2018

November OAMA Meeting

November 19, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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  Ralph Gotto will speak of his journey from Polio at age 10 to an aversion of Doctors for 62 Yrs until he ended up with DVT (Deep Vein Thrombosis), Colorectal Cancer and Knee Replacement. Ralph will be talking about his ostomy surgery 3 years ago & knee surgery a year later. He is a tennis player.               6:30…

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December 2018

December Holiday Party!

December 17, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Don’t miss our Holiday Celebration  on Monday, December 17th!   Wrap a couple of items that you really won’t miss around the house and bring them for our dice “White Elephant” gift exchange. Bring a small appetizer for the gang and enjoy our pot luck!       Please notice: We will not be meeting in January or February this year. Any meeting: be sure…

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January 2019

January No Ostomy Support Group Meeting

January 21, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Please notice: We will not be meeting in January or February this year. Any meeting: be sure and check the weather report if the weather looks bad. 952-882-0154

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February 2019

February No Ostomy Support Group Meeting

February 18, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Please notice: We will not be meeting in January or February this year. Any meeting: be sure and check the weather report if the weather looks bad. 952-882-0154

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March 2019

March Ostomy Support Group Meeting

March 18, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Come learn and laugh with Brenda Elsagher and Carol Larson as they talk about traveling with an ostomy. Social Speaker Support

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April 2019

April Ostomy Support Group Meeting

April 15, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Colorectal surgeon Ann Lowry will be honored for her latest award from and she will answer questions from our group           Social, Speaker, Support

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May 2019

May Ostomy Support Group Meeting

May 20, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Puerto Rico was hit very hard by Hurricane Maria, causing destruction throughout the country. Joel Branes will talk about the shortage of ostomy supplies in this country. 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm Social Speaker Support

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June 2019

June Ostomy Support Group Picnic

June 17, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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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, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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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, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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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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April 2020

April Ostomy Support Group Meeting Cancelled

April 20, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Due to the Corona virus our April meeting is cancelled. During this time stay home and stay safe. Please check back for updates on our May meeting.  

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June 2020

June Zoom Ostomy Support Group Meeting

June 15, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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  Hi friends, Once again we will be meeting by Zoom. We are hoping to meet in July and have a picnic. Stay tuned for that. Our guest speaker on June 15 will be Kat Panos of Byram healthcare. We will also have time for support and questions. Click on the blue link about 6:25 PM and you will be admitted into the meeting. I…

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July 2020

Monthly OAMA Meetings

July 20, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until January 31, 2027

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Monthly OAMA Support Group meetings are the 3rd Monday of every month. 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm Social Speaker Support

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August 2020

Monthly OAMA Meetings

August 17, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until January 31, 2027

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Monthly OAMA Support Group meetings are the 3rd Monday of every month. 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm Social Speaker Support

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September 2020

Monthly OAMA Meetings

September 21, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until January 31, 2027

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Monthly OAMA Support Group meetings are the 3rd Monday of every month. 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm Social Speaker Support

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October 2020

Monthly OAMA Meetings

October 19, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until January 31, 2027

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Monthly OAMA Support Group meetings are the 3rd Monday of every month. 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm Social Speaker Support

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November 2020

Monthly OAMA Meetings

November 16, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until January 31, 2027

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Monthly OAMA Support Group meetings are the 3rd Monday of every month. 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm Social Speaker Support

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December 2020

Monthly OAMA Meetings

December 21, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until January 31, 2027

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Monthly OAMA Support Group meetings are the 3rd Monday of every month. 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm Social Speaker Support

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January 2021

Monthly OAMA Meetings

January 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Monthly OAMA Support Group meetings are the 3rd Monday of every month. 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm Social Speaker Support

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February 2021

Monthly OAMA Meetings

February 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until January 31, 2027

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Monthly OAMA Support Group meetings are the 3rd Monday of every month. 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm Social Speaker Support

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March 2021

Monthly OAMA Meetings

March 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until January 31, 2027

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Monthly OAMA Support Group meetings are the 3rd Monday of every month. 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm Social Speaker Support

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April 2021

Monthly OAMA Meetings

April 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Monthly OAMA Support Group meetings are the 3rd Monday of every month. 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm Social Speaker Support

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