Join us and together we can raise funds to support awareness and education, and assist in research and innovative treatment of Lyme Disease and other tick-borne diseases.
The Lyme Support Network is a non-profit service organization dedicated to making a difference by building awareness of Lyme Disease within our community. Our primary goal is to serve as a support group for people with Lyme Disease and / or other tick-borne diseases. Our work also includes advocacy to help increase the level of knowledge and understanding of Lyme Disease among the general public and the medical community.
May Support Group Meeting
Wednesday, May 7, 6:30 PM
If you (or someone you love) has been affected by Lyme Disease, and are looking for a communitiy that understands your challenges, consider joining us for our May monthly support group meeting.
We will have time for small group and one-on-one support discussions. The meeting will be held at our usual location - Trinity Lutheran Church - see details below. Snacks and water will be served..
June Support Group Meeting
Wednesday, June 4, 6:30 PM
Special Presentation by Elizabeth Maloney, MD
"What's New With Lyme"
We are very pleased to announce that Elizabeth Maloney, MD will present at our June meeting.
Dr. Maloney is a well-known medical expert in Lyme Disease. She will give us an update on a variety of topics related to Lyme Desease and other tick-borne illnesses, including highlights from recent Lyme Disease Association (LDA) and International Lyme and Associated Disease Society (ILADS) conferences as well as what's new in prevention. There will be additional time for questions and answers following this presentation. The meeting will be held at Trinity Lutheran Church - see location details below.
Elizabeth Maloney, MD is a member of the American Academy of Family Practice, the Minnesota Academy of Family Practice and the International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society (ILADS). She develops medical education courses on Lyme Disease for medical professionals, provides education on Lyme disease to private organizations and government agencies and has been published in medical journals. Dr. Maloney also serves as medical advisor to the Lyme Support Network.
Save the Date !
6th Annual Lyme Walk
Sunday, September 21, 2014 - 10 AM
Jewel Tea Pavilion - Citizens Park - Barrington, IL
Our 6th Annual Lyme Walk will be held on September 21 in beautiful Citizens Park.
Join us to walk the scenic park trails, or if you prefer, just join us for the fellowship, serene park vistas, great food and many other activities we will have for the entire family. Mark your calendar now to save the date, and check back soon for details regarding registration,
Interested in being a sponsor? Please contact us for sponsorship opportunities.
Monthly Support Group Meetings
Our regular monthly support group meetings are scheduled on the first Wednesday of each month and are held at Trinity Lutheran Church, 25519 W Hwy 134, Ingleside, IL 60041. Trinity is located near the Long Lake Metra Station (Milwaukee District North Line to Fox Lake), so if you would like to come by train please contact us, we can provide rides to/from the Long Lake station.