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August 2001 Volume 4, Issue 6:
IMF Calendar August 2001

August 20, 2001
3rd Annual Corporate Challenge
Charity Golf Tournament Fundraiser
Stamford, Connecticut

August 27, 2001

9th Annual Corporate Cup Challenge
Golf Tournament Fundraiser
Naperville, Illinois

August 31 - September 1, 2001
IMF Patient & Family Seminar
Heidelberg, GERMANY

September 9, 2001

Boston, Massachusetts

September 21-22, 2001
IMF Patient & Family Seminar
Atlanta, Georgia

October 12-13, 2001
IMF Patient & Family Seminar
Stamford, Connecticut

October 20, 2001
Ribbon of Hope Gala
Los Angeles, California

December 7-11, 2001

American Society of Hematology
Orlando, Florida

January 20, 2002

San Diego Marathon**
San Diego, California

Myelothon-3: For the third straight year, this event is being organized by the New England Area Multiple Myeloma Support Group (NEAMMSG) as part of the Boston Marathon. The support group is seeking 26 participants to walk one mile each to increase public awareness and raise funds for myeloma research. Proceeds from Myelothon-3 will be distributed to the IMF and MMRF research grant programs. For more information, contact Bill Smith or Naren Ahya of NEAMMSG at (781) 944-584 or (781) 729-9543.

**San Diego Marathon: Interested in meeting a challenge you never thought possible? Interested in helping the myeloma community? Help all myeloma patients by running the San Diego Marathon. A 20-week comprehensive personalized training program for runners and walkers will be offered in Marina Del Rey, CA beginning on September 8, 2001. Team members are responsible for raising $1600 in pledges prior to the marathon to support the IMF. A complete fundraising packet is provided to help you reach your pledge goal. For more information, contact Pam Jones at the IMF at ext. 233.

For all other events, please contact the IMF.

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