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Scleroderma Awareness Day at Angel Stadium - Saturday, September 30, 2017

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To for more information and tickets go to http://www.scleroderma.org/scleroangels

 


19th Key To A Cure Gala - Saturday, October 7, 2017

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Join us for our 19th Key to a Cure Gala at the Marina Del Rey Marriott on Saturday, October 7, 2017

go to www.scleroderma.org/keytoacure to purchase a ticket and for sponsorship options.

 


San Diego Scleroderma Patient Education Day - Saturday, October 14, 2017

 

UCSD Altman Clinical and Translational Research Institute

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Saturday, October 14, 2017

9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. PDT


Altman Clinical & Translational Research Institute, UCSD

9452 Medical Center Drive

La Jolla, California 92037


This year, we look forward to hearing from several experts on a wide variety of topics:

Nunzio Bottini, MD, PhD - Scleroderma Programs at UCSD -A Short Overview-

Gordon Yung, MD - Medical and Surgery Management of Scleroderma Lung Disease: An Overview

Taraneh Paravar, MD - Skin Care in Scleroderma: What You Need to Know

Timothy Fernandes, MD, MPH – Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension and Scleroderma

Zunera Tahir, MD- Laboratory Evaluation for Diagnosis of Scleroderma

You must register to attend.

Registration: www.scleroderma.org/sdeducationday


Vertical Cure Alpine Ski Fundraiser - Saturday, April 7, 2018vertical cure logo

Visit www.VerticalCure.org for more information, to register or Donate


Past Events

 


La Mirada 5K Walk and Family Fun Day - Sunday, June 4, 2017

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To Register or Donate, visit: La Mirada Walk

Visit this link for Fundraising Tips, Pledge Sheets and more: ScleroWalk

Visit our Event Page for more information and updates: LaMirada Walk Facebook

 


 

Hold'Em Up for a Cure! Texas Hold'em Tournament - Saturday, June 24, 2017

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To Register or Donate, visit: Hold'Em Up for a Cure!

Visit our Event Page for more information and updates: Hold'Em Facebook

 


The Valley 5K Walk and Family Fun Day - Sunday, June 25, 2017

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To Register or Donate, visit: The Valley Walk

Visit this link for Fundraising Tips, Pledge Sheets and more: ScleroWalk

Visit our Event Page for more information and updates: The Valley Walk Facebook

 


 

Fight for Lexi Golf Tournament - Monday, July 24, 2017

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Fight for Lexi Golf Tournament - Monday, July 24, 2017

at Dove Canyon Golf Club


Use this link to download a printable Registration Form: Fight for Lexi

Visit our Event Page for more information and updates: Golf Facebook

 

 


 

Scleroderma Patient Education Day - San Bernardino/Inland Empire 2017 - Saturday, August 12, 2017

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Scleroderma Patient Education Day - Arrow Head Regional Medical Center

400 N Pepper Avenue
Main Hospital Entrance, 1st Floor, Oak Room
Colton, CA 92324

9 a.m. -3 p.m.

Speakers/Topics:

Suzanne Kafaja, MD - UCLA, Gastrointestinal Disease in Scleroderma

Elaine Furst, RN- The Upside and Downside of Participating in a Clinical Trial

Daniel Furst, MD - Pain in Scleroderma: Recognizing its Causes and What Can be Done About It

Karen Vazquez, Patient, Comedian - Learn to Laugh at What Scares You

Click Here for details and to register.

 


 

San Diego 5K Walk and Family Fun Day - Saturday, August 26, 2017

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To Register or Donate, visit: San Diego Walk

Visit this link for Fundraising Tips, Pledge Sheets and more: ScleroWalk

Visit our Event Page for more information and updates: San Diego Walk Facebook

 


 

San Diego Padres Scleroderma Awareness Day at Petco Park -
Saturday, September 2nd, 2017 (SOLD OUT)

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at Petco Park, San Diego, CA

Join us for a tailgate party and a baseball game as the San Diego Padres plays the Los Angeles Dodgers.

9:30 to 11 a.m. Tailgate

12 p.m. Game Time

Previous ticket holders from our May 7 rained out game only. Event is sold out.

 



Vertical Cure Alpine Ski Fundraiser - Saturday, April 8th, 2017vertical cure logo

Visit www.VerticalCure.org for more information, to register or Donate




Cedars-Sinai Education Day - Sunday, April 30, 2017

at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

8700 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90048

Harvey Morse Auditorium

Free for Scleroderma Foundation Members and Medical Workers (Nurses, Doctors, EMT, etc. Please show ID).

Please register in advance for proper headcount. 

Registration link: https://scleroeddaycedars2017.eventbrite.com

Join us for a day of education and learning more about Scleroderma. 

Guest Speakers:
Rheumatologist, Lindsy Forbess, MD MSc, Cedars-Sinai - Raynaud's Phenomenon and Scleroderma
Dentist, Dan Sizemore, DDS - Oral and Dental Care in Scleroderma
Pulmonologist, Victor Tapson, MD, Cedars-Sinai - Scleroderma Lung Manifestations 
Rheumatologist, Elizabeth Volkmann, MD MS, UCLA - New Treatment Options for Scleroderma Lung Disease

 

 

Guest speakers:  Lindsy Forbess, MD, Elizabeth Volkmann, Dentist, Dan Sizemore and  Pumonologist, Victor Tapson, MD with an End of Day Expert Q&A Panel. 

Call our main office for more info: (424)227-6475

 

 


 

San Diego Padres Scleroderma Awareness Day at Petco Park -
Sunday, May 7, 2017 

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at Petco Park, San Diego, CA

Join us for a tailgate party and a baseball game as the San Diego Padres plays the Los Angeles Dodgers.

11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tailgate

1:40 p.m. Game Time

Tickets are $35 which includes food and ball game.

Ticket information www.scleropadres.com

 

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Key to a Cure Gala - Saturday, November 5, 2016 

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at Manhattan Beach Marriott

Join us for an evening of live entertainment, dinner, silent and live auctions

Purchase Tickets and Sponsorship below or call: (424) 227-6475 

This year we honor:

  • James B. Chung, MD, PhD, Executive Director US Medical Organization Amgen, Inc.

  • Rajan Saggar MD, Assoc. Professor of Medicine, UCLA

  • Kelly C. Ryan, aka Noreen Kelly Finestone, Volunteer and Support Group Leader

 

 


 

San Diego 5K Walk and Family Fun Day - Saturday, August 20, 2016

Visit our Event Page to Register and for more information San Diego Walk


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Scleroderma Awareness Day at Angel Stadium - Sunday, September 11, 2016

(10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.Tailgate Party, Game Time is 12:30pm)

To purchase tickets, please visit this link 

Registration includes game ticket seating in Scleroderma Awareness Section, Admission to the parking lot Tailgate Party AND the game give-away of a Patriotic Baseball Cap! Tailgate includes sandwiches, snacks, berarages and an awesome raffle!  

Tickets $35 per person.  Tickets will be distributed at the Tailgate Party.  

What to Bring to the Stadium:

  • Chairs (and tables if you would like to sit down to eat)
  • Cash for the Raffles
  • EZ-up Tents - we'll have a few shade tents, but could use more
  • Walking Shoes - it's a bit of a walk from the tailgate area to our seats

 

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Vertical Cure Alpine Ski Fundraiser - Saturday, April 2, 2016

Visit www.VerticalCure.org for more information, to register or Donate



Scleroderma Patient Education Day - Saturday, April 16, 2016

at Cedars-Sinai in Los Angeles

Speakers: Daniel Wallace, MD - Overlap Syndromes, Michael Lewis, MD - Lung Manifestations, Lindsy Forbess, MD - Raynaud's Phenomenon, Elizabeth Volkmann, MD MS - Latest Avdvances in Research


Scleroderma Awareness Day at Petco Park - Sunday, May 22nd, 2016

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(11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tailgate Party; 1:40 p.m. Game Time)

To purchase tickets, visit this link: Sclero Padres and use password SCLEROSOCAL

 

Visit our Event Page for more information and updates: Padres Facebook



The Valley/Sherman Oaks 5K Walk and Family Fun Day - Sunday, May 15, 2016

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To Register or Donate, visit: Valley Walk

Visit this link for Fundraising Tips, Pledge Sheets and more: ScleroWalk

Visit our Event Page for more information and updates: Valley Walk Facebook


La Mirada 5K Walk and Family Fun Day - Sunday, June 5, 2016

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To Register or Donate, visit: La Mirada Walk

Visit this link for Fundraising Tips, Pledge Sheets and more: ScleroWalk

Visit our Event Page for more information and updates: LaMirada Walk Facebook

Fight for Lexi Golf Tournament - Monday, July 25, 2016

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at Dove Canyon Golf Club

Use this link to download a printable Registration Form: Fight for Lexi

Visit our Event Page for more information and updates: Golf Facebook