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23Mar

Scholarship Winner Gets Arty! See how the Des Zeimer Scholarship winner has used the prize

Readers may remember Linnea who was a joint winner of the Des Zeimer Memorial Scholarship for Primary School Students awarded in May 2017.

Linnea has written to tell us that she spent her prize money on Art Classes.

This is a great joy for her and a wonderful choice.

We very much appreciated her sharing the news with us and hearing that she is keeping well at present.

23Mar

What I enjoy doing on a good day

We are trying to focus on what people can do rather than what they cannot do and thus have added a section in the newsletter. on page 5. We hope that people take the time to share their successes and happy times. Participation can occur in a range of ways. Send via post or email, photos or stories of what you have enjoyed doing. If you are a member of the Facebook group you can post here. Your stories and photos are sure to surprise!

23Mar

Meet the MGAQ Committee dates

The management committee feels it is important for members from across the state to meet and chat with some of our committee.

Therefore, over a period of time, two members from the management committee will travel to each of the areas.

The regional co-ordinators will negotiate with the committee re the most suitable time of the year and these will be advertised in the newsletter. The first round is listed below.

26Feb

Rare Diseases Day

Do look out for events which may be occurring in your area. You may like to read more about rare diseases and the campaign in Australia to support people who fall into this group http://www.rarevoices.org.au.
26Feb

Meet The Committee

The management committee feels it is important for members from across the state to meet and chat with some of our committee. Over a period of time, two members from the management committee will travel to each of the areas. See Page 8 of the newsletter for more information.
26Feb

Why Become A Member?

Learn about the benefits of being a member of the MGAQ. See page 3 of February's Newsletter.
18Dec

Myasthenia Alliance Australia

2017 has been a very satisfying year. The State Associations who comprise the Myasthenia Alliance Australia Committee have worked collaboratively in a positive and effective way to enable several huge National projects to be achieved. For more about the MAA's work in 2017 and beyond, see the December Newsletter.
18Dec

Myasthenia v Cholinergic Crisis

This is an interesting article by the Myasthenia Gravis Hope Foundation documenting the differences between both types of crises. You can read it on page 4 of the December 2017 edition of MessaGes.
18Dec

MGAQ Technology Questionnaire

The MGAQ is in the process of broadening our range of technology and we ask you for feedback about the types of devices and options members use to access the Myasthenia Gravis Association of Queensland Inc. Resources. This questionnaire can be found in the December MessaGes.
29Nov

Annual Christmas Function

Sunday, 10 December, 11.30 am for 12 noon. Make the date free for the Association's Christmas Function, to be held at Parklands Tavern (also known as Bella Vista Tavern), Meridan Plains, Caloundra. Do not forget to phone Susan on 1800 802 568 and let her know if you are coming so that she can liaise with the venue regarding numbers attending.

Further information can be found on the back page of the November newsletter.

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