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Walk for Lupus Now Events for early May 2008, Other LFA-Related Updates

Posted Aug 24 2008 5:50pm
Morning everyone ... well the arrival of spring here in DC was short lived. It's cool outside and raining. I think this is supposed to last thru mid-week. But 70 degree temps may return Thursday. I'll be waiting patiently.



Saw an older thriller over the weekend: 1979's When A Stranger Calls . Beginning was great. End was great. The middle was dull.



Couple of lupus-related updates to share, so let's get down to business.



Walk for Lupus Now



LFA's Walk season is well underway. As you know, money raised from Walk for Lupus Now Walks will support lupus research, lupus education programs, and patient and family support services. Here are some of the upcoming Walks, taking place in early May 2008.

LFA Message Boards



As of this morning, there are 864 registered users for the LFA Message Boards. Get in on the action! Join the message boards here .



LFA Partners with CaringBridge



The LFA wants to help you stay in touch with family members and friends. Now, in partnership with CaringBridge, you can stay connected with your personal and private journal, guestbook and photo album -- all in one place -- using CaringBridge’s personalized website design.



It’s easy to set up your own website -- simply visit http://www.caringbridge.org/lupus and follow the simple steps.



Awards Gala



The LFA's Fifth Annual Awards Gala will be held Wednesday, May 7, 2008 at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in downtown Washington DC. If you are interested in purchasing tickets or securing corporate sponsorship, please contact Paola Williams at williams@lupus.org .



LFA Research enewsletter



The LFA's research enewsletter went out last week. If you'd like to take a look at it, we have archived a copy online. You can view it here .



If you'd like to sign up to receive the LFA's free enewsletters, you can sign up here .



That's the scoop from the LFA for now.



Until next time, Wick
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