Multiple Sclerosis Support Group
The Villages, Florida

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  Oceans of Hope
A global voyage to change perceptions of multiple sclerosis


  Your Second Power Chair:
What You Need, How To Get It

  MSVP Cruise
New Cruise Info Soon!


MS Walk 2015

MS Links


Resource Guide - 2013 Edition
Check out our extensive 40 page Resource Guide. It is filled with all sorts of useful, perhaps even critical, information about local resources, services and much more.

MS Foundation Support Groups

MS Views and News

MTRA - Marion Therapeutic Riding Association

National MS Society (NMSS)

Mid Florida Chapter (NMSS)


MS Association of America

MS Focus

MS Active Source

MS Lifelines

MS Learn On Line

Water Walking Assistant  

Sources for Cooling Products

2012 MS Walk

2013 MS Walk Photos
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Gallery 7 | Gallery 8 | Gallery 9

April 2015
In a Nutshell
Karen Daniels

Flyer for
Miami Stem Cell Treatment Center


John Simonetti's presentation from
the March 2015 Meeting

The lastest update from John --
News from National Multiple Sclerosis Society

NOW Quarterly Update -- Summer 2014

Can Do MS


  • To Be Announced


!!! Click HERE for Team Photos !!!

Click HERE for Walk MS 2015 video
taken by Steve Ralph

-- Donate to The Villages MS Support GroupTeam ---
There's still time

-- Money raised by Walk MS at The Villages to date: $ 20,786

If anyone still has or receives Walk MS donations you may mail or hand them to Steve Berkovitz. These donations will be forwarded to the Society so you will be credited for the donation.
You may still receive donations on line at .

Questions: call Steve at 352-551-7590.
Please mail your donations (checks only) to:
Steve Berkovitz
17456 SE 71st Currituck Terrace
The Villages, FL 32162

MSVP News and Scheduled Events

Our meeting on Tuesday, April 21st, from 10 AM to noon, will also be at the La Hacienda Rec Center.
Dr. Honeycutt, from the MS Center of Greater Orlando will be our speaker.

Special Event Presentation

Dr. Derrick Robertson, University of South Florida, will be speaking again Thursday, April 16th, before his clinic day in The Villages. This will be at Bridgeport Recreation Center at 11:30 AM. Please see the linked flyer for RSVP information. Lunch will be served. Bridgeport Rec Center is near the Palmer golf course.

RSVP NOW to or 1-866-703-6293. Meeting code TR284520(1215299).
It is very easy to do online. Search for "an event" and look it up by date. No codes needed.


Please Update Your Member Contact Info
Please provide the following to Mary Grunewald at

Name - first, last and spouse if that applies
Address - including city and zip because not everyone lives in The Villages
Phone number - just your preferred contact number
Email address - I have several for some



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MS Support Group of Ocala,
Marion County Public Library
(Conference Room A)
2720 East Silver Springs Blvd.
Contact: Tonya 352-789-0663 /

Monthly Meetings

Monthly Lunch
Normally the 1st Tuesday of the month at one of the excellent eating establishments in and around The Villages

Luncheon venue for April 7th lunch will be at Carrabba's on 441 and near Target at 11:30. 650 Us Hwy 441 N, The Villages, FL 32159 (click link for Menu)
Please call Mary by Sun, Apr 5th.
or email to



Monthly Bowling
2nd Tuesday each month, 10:00 AM at
Spanish Springs Lanes, 997 Alverez Ave., The Villages
Please join us to bowl on 2nd Tuesday of the month at the Spanish Springs lanes. Be there by 9:45 a.m., bowling starts at 10 a.m. Cost is $2.15 per game.

Even if you don't think you can bowl, please join us. Some of us use the ramp, some use the bumpers, some pretend to bowl like the pros. We have a lot of fun and will welcome your company. Join us for lunch afterwards.

Monthly Meeting
Normally the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 10:00 AM in the Ricardo Montalban Room at the
La Hacienda Center, 1200 Avenida Centeral, The Villages

Monthly Care Partners
Normally 4th Tuesday each month, 10:30 AM at the
La Hacienda Center, 1200 Avenida Centeral, The Villages


All our activities are open to friends and families of those with MS


For More Information Please Contact:


Mary Grunewald

(352) 391-9707

Barbara Gaines 

(352) 259-8147

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