teen connection, epilepsy foundation iowa teen connection, teens with epilepsy, Iowa epilepsy youth group eventsLooking for ways to get involved? It’s a busy spring for the Epilepsy Foundation – Iowa! Here are just a few of the upcoming events – and YOU are invited!

1.)    Saturday, March 19, 2016 from 9 – 11 AM at Climb Iowa, 3605 SE Miehe Drive, Grimes, Iowa http://www.climbiowa.com/programs/groups/adult/

  1. We will be climbing and doing team building activities.  Must register in advance with Roxanne.  Activity paid for by Youth Council funds.

2.)    Saturday, April 9, 2016 at 7:00 PM at Wells Fargo Arena “Iowa Barnstormer Epilepsy Awareness Night” http://www.theiowabarnstormers.com/

  1. 20-30 Free tickets for Teens/Young Adults to be Honorary Captains on the field before the game recognized as “Teens Supporting Teens With Epilepsy”! Must register in advance with Roxanne.
  2. Reduced tickets available for only $13/ticket for additional family members and friends (see attached flyer on ordering)
  3. Two EF exhibit tables with epilepsy education literature.  Teens can help work these tables, if they would like.
  4. The Barnstormers would like some teens to arrive early to help stuff the epilepsy education insert in the program booklets.
  5. There will be a Meet and Greet with the players after the game.
  6. We will all be sitting in the same section, so be sure to wear purple to support epilepsy!

3.)    Saturday, April 30, 2016 at 8:00 AM at Jordan Creek Mall “Iowa Walk for Epilepsy”http://www.epilepsyiowa.org/ef-walks/

  1. Youth Council will be in charge of the kids activities at the walk.  Mentors Patrick/Patsy organizing this!
  2. Your family/friends can register a team to participate in the walk athttps://runsignup.com/Race/IA/WestDesMoines/IowaWalkforEpilepsyDesMoines.
  3. There will also be live music, a silent auction, local team mascots and much more!


March 10, 2016 Iowa Epilepsy Advocacy Day at the Iowa State Capitol from 8:30 AM to Noon http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07ec4z84b9f0b603f6&llr=yvdl9qrab

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You can also keep posted on upcoming events for teens/young adults on the private Facebook page of Iowa Epilepsy Youth Council:  https://www.facebook.com/groups/364280563673852/.  Request to join to keep updated.

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