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Speakers Schedule

Here is our current Speaker schedule for 2018. We have listed also past speakers for your reference. Thank you to all our speakers for their time and support. 

Greenville Community Meeting has a Group Support Discussion on the first Monday of month. They normally begin at 5:15 PM after the meeting which begins at 5 PM. 
Our Greenville location is Earth Fare's Community Room on Pelham Road.

Next date and location for March meeting:  March 13, 12-1:30 PM
at Millennium Campus of St. Francis




Next Group Support Discussions:


June 5, 2018       Second meeting of 2018 (Greenville Community)
                                     
                                        Tuesday, June 5, 2018, from 12:00-2:00pm
Speakers:  Therapists  Debbie Smith, Heidi Grant, Wendy Garland

Topic:  Lymphedema, an Overview
A meal will be provided by our sponsor, For Every Woman.

Upcoming Schedule for 2018
(Please the times and speakers are subject to change)


Here is the Meeting schedule for 2018:

Dear Friends,

We are excited about the upcoming year for our support group.  We hope you will come to our activities and spread the word to others who might benefit from Upstate Monarchs.
 
All meetings will take place at the Community Room at the Millennium Campus of St. Francis Hospital.
 
Schedule of Meetings:
 
Tuesday, March 13, 2018, from 5:30-7:00pm
Speaker:  Kim Neel, Owner of Alala Company, a compression/mastectormy boutique in Columbia, SC.  She is a breast cancer survivor, a lymphedema activist, and will update us on the progress of the Lymphedema Treatment Act.  A meal will be provided by our sponsor, Aeroflow.

Tuesday, March 27, 2018
Debbie Smith, therapist at Smith Therapy, will be speaking, from 10:00 to 11:00am, at the St. Francis Millennium Campus Community Room.  Her topic will be "Lymphedema, Lympha What?"
 
Tuesday, June 5, 2018, from 12:00-2:00pm
Speakers:  Therapists  Debbie Smith, Heidi Grant, Wendy Garland
Topic:  Lymphedema, an Overview
A meal will be provided by our sponsor, For Every Woman.
 
Tuesday, September 11, 2018, from 12:00-2:00pm
Further information as to the program will be sent to you.
 
Tuesday, December 4, 2018, from 5:30-7:00pm
                Holiday Mixer with refreshments
 
Put these dates on your calendar.  We will send more reminders, and always check the information posted on Upstate Monarch on Facebook.
 
Reminder:  We ask that members of Upstate Monarchs pay $24 per year to defray some of our expenses.  Please give cash or a check to Debbie Smith.
 


 Anderson Community 

 Greenville Community

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 March 13
 

 June 5th
 
 September 11
  October (tentative)
    
December  4th (Party)                
                    

We will continue to have speakers in meetings on various topics. 



Archive Past Speakers or Discussions
Here is past schedule as of 8/17/17 


June 13, 2017           Second meeting of 2017 (Greenville Community)
The theme will be "Body Boosters" to include some healthy  practices that will boost coping with the summer weather to include review of lymphatic massage and exercise tips.
       


March 23, 2017        First meeting of 2017 (Greenville Community)
                    Special Meeting
                  
 Dr Farrow, creator of the Farrow Wrap



September 8, 2016   Second meeting of 2016 (Anderson 
Community
)
                          Second Thursday of the month
                  
 Group Share / No Speaker


September 22, 2016  Third meeting of 2016 (Greenville Community)
                     Special Meeting Date and Location
                     Video & Discussion:  "The Disease they call Fat" 

                     moderator: Rebecca Griffeth

                    Location: Millennium Campus of St. Francis

                     Refreshments will be available



June 7, 2016          Second meeting of 2016 (Greenville Community)
                    First Monday of the month
                  
 Dr. Lisa Debry, MD,
                   Greenville Health System Vascular Center


March was Lymphedema Awareness Month

March 7, 2016          First meeting of 2016 (Greenville Community)
                    First Monday of the month
                  
 Group Share / No Speaker
 


March 10, 2016       First meeting of 2016 (Anderson 
Community
)
                         Second Thursday of the month
                                Group Share / No Speaker


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