Past Meetings & Events
PAST MEETINGS & EVENTS
2017- St. Mark’s United Methodist Church in Easton is generously allowing MSLDA to use St. Mark’s for our meetings again this year. Meetings will continue to be held in room 155 (first meeting room on the left) unless changes need to be made. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Please note location (room) change- The meeting will be held in Fellowship Hall. Fellowship Hall is on the right, one door before Room 155 (the normal meeting room). You can still use the Hayward Street entrance to enter St. Mark’s Church.
Speaker- Victoria Cadby. Victoria is a Holistic Health Care Practitioner and Fitness Trainer living in Chestertown, MD. After succumbing to chronic tick-borne diseases last summer, Victoria will share her experience, practices and supplements that have helped her to regain her health. One of the most helpful modalities she uses is described on the website www.pemf.com. A device will be onsite for sampling and spot treatments.
“It was lucky for me that I had serendipitously been introduced to the Lyme community here on the shore. The support was remarkable. I want to give back, offer guidance and support to others who suffer from this awful disease.” Victoria Cadby
Our meetings are open to the public free of charge. We hope you will be able to join us for Victoria’s presentation. For questions please contact Linda Reilly at- email@example.com
Monday, October 6, 2014
Our speaker will be Anita Bains, D.PSc., M.S., APRN, BC
(Diplomat of Pastoral Science, Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, Board Certified)
Anita’s presentation will be Tapping for Stress Reduction. Anita is an Advanced Practice RN psychotherapist who also has Lyme. One of the innovative techniques Anita uses is called Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) and is a major stress reliever as well as being effective for more serious emotional issues. Anita is an EFT expert and trainer. She has been teaching and using the techniques on herself and her clients since 1997. EFT is life changing in very positive ways.
Anita has worked with some of Dr. Kenneth Singleton’s patients. The Emotional Freedom Techniques have been very helpful in reducing patients stress and facilitating healing. Dr. Singleton suggested Anita write a book focused on the stresses and issues faced by Lyme patients. Good News - Anita is writing a book with her co-author Tracey Middleton who also has Lyme disease.
As always our October meeting will be our last meeting of the year. We will continue to send you e-mails. Feel free to contact us if you or someone you know would like to receive our handout literature or a hard copy of an e-mail via USPS. There is no charge. We just need a name and address for mailing purposes.
Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions. Thank you for your time.
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2010-2012 PAST MEETINGS
The first meeting of 2012 will be on Monday, March 5th at 6:00 PM. The guest speaker will be Ron Hamlen, PhD. His topic will be "How to Avoid Tick Bites: Personal Protection and Landscape Modifications".
Monday April 2, 2012
Our next meeting will be Monday, April 2, at St. Mark’s United Methodist Church in Easton. The meeting will begin at 6:00 PM. We will be using the entrance on the Hayward Street side of the church. Our meeting will be in room 155 which is the first room on the left after entering the church.
Feel free to bring information to the meeting that you think might be helpful to others.
Monday, August 1, 2011
Tick Repellent Program
Presented by Dell Sadler III- Landscaping
Dell Sadler III has a landscaping business and one of the services he offers is a Tick Repellent Program to keep ticks out of your yard. Join us at the next meeting to learn how to help protect yourself and your family.
As always, our meetings are free of charge and open to the public.
St. Mark’s United Methodist Church – Hayward Avenue, Easton, MD.
Time – 6:00 P.M.
We will be using the meeting room on the Hayward Avenue side of St. Mark’s Church.
Directions to the location are below.
Contact us at email@example.com if you have any questions.
Monday, June 6, 2011
Lyme Disease: Today's Hidden Epidemic
Presented by Dr Paul V. Beals
Dr. Paul Beals earned his medical degree from Temple University in Philadelphia, PA. He is a member of the International Lyme Associated Diseases Society (ILADS), is Board Certified in Family Practice, a CCN, Certified Clinical Nutritionist and a Member of the American College of Advancement in Medicine. Dr. Beals’ philosophy is treating the whole person with the “Best of Both Worlds” using conventional medicine and complementary/alternative medicine.
As always, our meetings are free of charge and open to the public.
St. Mark’s United Methodist Church – Trippe Ave, Easton, MD.
Time – 6:00 P.M.
Removed information and directions from web page on April 27, 2011
Meeting information and directions for 2011- unless noted otherwise above.
Meetings will be held at the same church (see directions below) where we met in 2010, however, we will be using a different meeting room. The entrance into the church (watch for signs) is the one facing the YMCA. It is handicap accessible (no steps & restroom are nearby), and there are handicap accessible parking spots. Please see the directions to the meeting location below.
Directions to Mid-Shore LDA Meeting
Rt. 50 West Bound – Before you get to Easton, take the Easton Parkway Rt. 322. Easton Parkway will exit from the left lane. Go .01 mile to traffic light and cross Rt. 50 east bound. Stay straight for 1.5 miles and you will come to a traffic light, turn right on Rt. 33, (Peachblossom Road) and go .02 miles, turn right on Hayward Ave. You will see St. Mark’s United Methodist Church on your left. Park in front of the entrance facing the YMCA, either along the road or in the church parking lot. Parking is free and handicap parking spots are available. The new meeting room location (watch for signs) is handicap accessible (no steps, restrooms near-by).
Rt. 50 East Bound – Easton - Turn right on Rt. 50 onto Idlewild Ave. Wishing Well Liquors will be on the corner. Go .05 miles to the first traffic light and stay straight. Go .02 to the next light which will be a 5 way intersection. Go straight at the intersection for .02 miles and turn left on Hayward Ave. You will see St. Mark’s United Methodist Church on your left when you reach Hayward Ave. The meeting room entrance is across from the YMCA (watch for signs). You can park for free along the street in front of the church or in the church parking lot. The meeting room is handicap accessible (no steps, restrooms near-by) and there are handicap accessible parking spaces.
Please note that programs are free and our mailings to you are free of charge. As always, everyone is welcome to e-mail us with information that might be helpful to our group.
We appreciate everyone’s interest and help over the past six years and looking forward to seeing you at our next meeting!
Monday, May 2nd, 2011
May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month!
The speaker for our May meeting will be Dora Meyer.
Dora is a R.N. and message therapist. Dora will be speaking about
how energy in the human anatomy can be directed
to help improve one’s health and well being.
Date – Monday, May 2, 2011
Monday, April 4, 2011 at
This month we would like to focus on sharing information that you have found to be helpful in fighting your Lyme disease such as books, articles, supplements, exercises etc. As always, we recommend you let your doctor know if you choose to try something new.
2010- Our last support group meeting for 2010 was held in October. Regular support group meetings will resume on the first Monday in March, which will be March 7, 2011. Meetings in 2011 will be held at The St. Mark’s United Methodist Church and will begin at 6:00 PM. We will be in a different meeting room next year and will include details and updates in our March 2011 meeting notice.
Our next monthly meeting will be Monday, September 6, 2010 at 6:00 PM.
We know Monday is a holiday but we will have general Lyme disease information and
support available for those people who are able to attend.
The meeting will be held at St. Mark’s United Methodist Church on Trippe Avenue in Easton.
We will meet in room number 9 and the meeting will begin at 6:00 PM.
For more information, please email us -
Mid-Shore Lyme Disease Association Inc. Meetings
Monday, August 2, 2010
Mary Lou MacDonald will be speaking to us about reflexology.
The website below will give you an idea
of the benefits of reflexology.
Our next meeting will be Monday, July 5.
It will be held at St. Mark’s United Methodist Church on Trippe Ave. in Easton.
For detailed directions please go to www.MarylandLyme.org and click on Mid-Shore LDA under groups.
The meeting will be held in room number 9 and will begin at 6:00 PM.
We do not have a speaker this month so this will be more of a support group meeting.
As many of you know just talking with someone else who has a tick borne disease can be very helpful.
Feel free to bring any information you think might be helpful to others.
Thank you for your time.
Monday, June, 7th- 6:00 PM
St. Mark’s United Methodist Church – Trippe Ave. Entrance - Room 9
Guest Speaker- Ron Hamlen, PhD
*Mid-Shore Lyme Disease Association, Inc. meetings are open to the public and are free of charge*
*Seating will be limited*
*Please contact Linda at firstname.lastname@example.org with your
name and phone number to reserve a seat*
We are very pleased to have Ron Hamlen, PhD as our guest speaker this month. Dr. Hamlen received a PhD in Plant Pathology and Nematology and post-doctoral training in Insect Control from the Pennsylvania State University. Dr Hamlen also received a certificate in Health Risk Assessment from the Harvard School of Public Health. He is currently Vice-president and Science Advisor for the Lyme Disease Association of Southeastern Pennsylvania and a member of the International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society, and has served as a member of the Delaware Task Force to Examine the Prevalence of Lyme disease in Delaware.
Formerly a Biology Research Fellow and Global Technical Product manager for E. I. DuPont de Nemours and Co., Inc. and an Associate Professor of Entomology and Nematology with the University of Florida. Dr. Hamlen has published research and several review articles on Lyme disease, related tick-borne infections, and their preventions.
Our next meeting will be Monday, May 3, 2010 at The St. Mark’s United Methodist Church on Trippe Ave in Easton. You can use the entrance that faces Trippe Avenue. The be meeting in room number 9 (same as last year) and will begin at 6:00 PM. We will be showing a a DVD of Dr. Charles R. Jones speaking about the care of children with Lyme disease. The original presentation was filmed during the Lyme Disease Symposium at Chesapeake College. Our meetings are open to everyone and free of charge.