As 2017 draws to a close, I would like to extend best wishes for the holiday season. I hope that for all of you, it is a time for relaxing with family and friends.
Epilepsy Durham Region had the good fortune to celebrate its 30th anniversary through 2017, a milestone celebrated throughout the year with many friends. Much of our year has been focused on ensuring the epilepsy care can be achieved in Durham Region. With good planning and team work from many in our community we have been successful in establishing partnerships with specialists to ensure you can receive appropriate care. I am extremely proud of and grateful for the hard work and commitment our community has expressed to help Chelsea and I fulfill our dedication to this initiative.
On behalf of Epilepsy Durham Region thank you for celebrating Epilepsy Awareness Month, and in essence assisting us in eradiating stigma associated with the neurological disease for the 1 in 100 who are affected.
To say that March was a busy and exciting month is an understatement. We kicked off our celebrations with a purple pancake breakfast enjoyed by students, first responders, and politicians; the month continued with exciting basketball tournaments, bunny hops, group gatherings and opportunities to educate so many about the catastrophic effects of Epilepsy and the devastating impact it can have on families.
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March is a time of new beginnings, spring is almost here, some of our most favourite birds are returning with such a song in their voices and new buds are forming on our apple trees.
This March, I feel like there is something extra in the air. There is a momentum, a feeling so strong that it's hard to put into words. If you haven't heard, March is Epilepsy awareness month. It seems to me that the pulse has quickened and more and more people are talking, not just whispering, but really talking about Epilepsy; those who live with it and, a little more surprising, those who have no connection at all are asking questions.