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Multiple Sclerosis

MS won't stand in the way of the fundraising

PORTAGE | In April 2010, Portage's Rodney Curry was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis.

August 10, 2014 4:30 pm
Poverty

Poverty

Eric and Joy Jackson and their 16-year-old-daughter, Jade, at their apartment in Lansing. Eric has diabetes and Joy was recently diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. Their health problems have caused financial hardship in their lives.

June 07, 2014 11:14 am
Poverty

Poverty

Eric and Joy Jackson unpack their food from the Lansing Community Food Pantry at their apartment in Lansing.

June 07, 2014 11:15 am
Poverty

Poverty

Eric Jackson selects bread at the Lansing Community Food Pantry in Lansing.

June 07, 2014 11:15 am
Poverty

Poverty

Eric and Joy Jackson wait in line at the Lansing Community Food Pantry in Lansing.

June 07, 2014 11:14 am
Poverty

Poverty

Eric Jackson arrived two hours early to be the third person in line before the Lansing Community Food Pantry opened its doors in Lansing. The Jacksons receive the majority of their food from food pantries.

June 07, 2014 11:14 am

MS affects entire family

For the Halpern family, multiple sclerosis is a disease that has affected the entire family, not just its matriarch, Donna.

October 16, 2013 12:00 am
MS auction raises more than $100K to battle disease

MS auction raises more than $100K to battle disease

HAMMOND | There will come a day when multiple sclerosis appears only in medical history texts.

October 06, 2013 8:15 pm Photos

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Albert's Jewelers owners receive national award for MS work

SCHERERVILLE|The owners of Albert's Diamond Jewelers are receiving national accolades for their battle against multiple sclerosis.

October 02, 2013 12:00 pm
A personal touch on respect

A personal touch on respect

CROWN POINT | A Timothy Ball Elementary School parent recently stepped up to the plate and shared a great story with our kindergarten students. There have been many lessons and activities enjoyed by all this month as we celebrate Disability Awareness Month. This particular lesson had a very …

March 19, 2013 11:41 am
Methodist Hospitals lauded as Partner in MS Care

Methodist Hospitals lauded as Partner in MS Care

MERRILLVILLE | Methodist Hospitals Neuroscience Institute has been officially recognized as a Center for Comprehensive Multiple Sclerosis Care through the National MS Society’s Partners in MS Care program.

March 18, 2013 12:00 am

HEALTH BRIEFS: Seminar Wednesday to focus on back pain

MUNSTER | Maximum Rehabilitation Services Ltd. will host a free health seminar from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at 8220 Calumet Ave.

February 26, 2013 12:00 am
Methodist Hospitals Neuroscience Institute recognized as center for comprehensive MS care

Methodist Hospitals Neuroscience Institute recognized as center for comprehensive MS care

MERRILLVILLE | Methodist Hospitals Neuroscience Institute, a leading provider of care for people living with multiple sclerosis in northwest Indiana has been officially recognized as a Center for Comprehensive MS Care through the National MS Society’s Partners in MS Care program. This formal…

February 20, 2013 1:33 pm
Auction nets more than $100K to fight MS

Auction nets more than $100K to fight MS

HAMMOND | Going, going, gone!

October 07, 2012 8:30 pm Photos

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Auction nets more than $100K to fight MS

Auction nets more than $100K to fight MS

Auction assistant Earl Jones calls out a bid Sunday during the ninth annual MS Auction hosted by Albert’s Diamond Jewelers at the South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority Indiana Welcome Center. Albert's donates proceeds from the event to fund multiple sclerosis research.

October 07, 2012 3:38 pm
Auction nets more than $100K to fight MS

Auction nets more than $100K to fight MS

Highland resident Heather Churilla and her daughter Chloe, 8, look at silent auction gift baskets Sunday at the MS Auction hosted by Albert's Diamond Jewelers.

October 07, 2012 3:38 pm
Times Columnist Philip Potempa Taking Bids for a 'From the Farm' Gift Basket

Times Columnist Philip Potempa Taking Bids for a 'From the Farm' Gift Basket

Times Columnist Philip Potempa takes bids for a "From the Farm" themed gift basket at the 2011 Live and Silent Auction for Multiple Sclerosis.

October 03, 2012 12:00 am

Walk to fight multiple sclerosis set for Sunday at Wicker Park

HIGHLAND | An annual walk to raise awareness for multiple sclerosis is scheduled for Sunday in Wicker Park, 8554 Indianapolis Blvd.

September 15, 2012 12:00 am
Glittery auction raises money for mutliple sclerosis research

Glittery auction raises money for mutliple sclerosis research

HAMMOND | Ina Ramirez, of Merrillville, had her heart set on going home Sunday with a silver bangle bracelet on her wrist.

October 09, 2011 8:30 pm Photos

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