LIVING WITH MULTIPLE MYELOMA:

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Alabama

Collinsville First Church of God
9101 Church Road
Collinsville

Meets the 1st Thursday of every month; Time 6:15pm
Contact: Barbara Willard – barbwilla6@aol.com

St. James United Methodist Church
9045 Vaughn Road
Montgomery
Coffee Café

Meets the 2nd Saturday of every month; Time 10:00am – Noon
Contact: David and Lori Martin at 334.462.4183 or david.martin@ch2m.com

Arizona

The Wellness Community
360 East Palm Lane
Phoenix

Meets the 1st Thursday of every month; Time 10:00am – 12:00pm
Contact: Brenda Gregory at 623.362.0853 or 4milton4@cox.net
www.twccaz.org

AZ Cancer Center @ UMC North
3838 North Amble Avenue
Tucson

Meets the 3rd Saturday of every month; Time 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Contact(s): Becky Berry at beckyjberry@comcast.net or Nancy Ostlund at ostlunde@aol.com or call 520.722.8819
http://tucson.myeloma.org

Arkansas

Arkansas Cancer Research Center
4301 West Markham, #731
Little Rock

Meets every Wednesday; Time 5:00pm – 6:30pm
Contact(s): Lenore Arent, LCSW at arentlenorem@uams.edu or Harriet Farley, LCSW at farleyharrieta@uams.edu

California

Enloe Cancer Center
Fountain Medical Plaza
265 Cohasset Road, Ste 140
Chico

Meets the 2nd Tuesday of every month from 1:30pm – 2:30pm; Enloe Cancer Center Library
Contact Paul Dragavan at 530.893.2559 or pauldragavan@gmail.com

Lions Club Building
86 LaPlaza (behind Cotati Fire dept.)
Cotati, 94928

Meets the 2nd Saturday of every month; Time 10:30am
Contact: Caethe Goetz at 707.280.8724 or myelomastompers@gmail.com

Joslyn Center
339 Sheldon Street
El Segundo, 90245

Meets the 3rd Saturday of every month
Contact: Barbara Campbell at 818.566.1573 or barbmeg@earthlink.net

UTC Area
La Jolla, 92037

Meets the 2nd Monday of every month 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Please contact for details and exact location

Contact: Elliot Recht at 858.273.5008 or elliotrecht@san.rr.com
www.multiplemyelomasandiego.org

UC Irvine Medical Center
Psych Bldg. 3
101 The City Drive South
Orange

Meets the 1st Thursday of every month; Time 6:30pm – 8:00pm
Contact(s): Seymour or Rita Reinstein at 714.231.1793 or reinstein35@gmail.com

Lucy Curci Cancer Center
39000 Bob Hope Drive
Rancho Mirage

Meets the 3rd Thursday of every month; Time 3:00pm – 5:00pm
Contact(s): Tom Reilly at 760.360.5165 or myelomadata@hotmail.com

Yak's Coffee Shop Conference Room
3274 Bechelli Lane
Redding, 96001

Meets the 1st Saturday of every month; Time: 10:00am
Contact: Kati Rosten at 530-365-0651 or shastamyelomasupport@gmail.com

Riverside Community Hospital
Health Education Center
4445 Magnolia Avenue
(in front of main hospital – corner 14th Street & Magnolia Ave.)

Contact: Tom Courbat at 951.677.6451 or tom68-69korea@thecourbats.com

San Francisco Bay Area

This group meets at (Stanford Hospital, Summit Hospital Oakland and/or Walnut Creek Wellness Center); Time 10:00am – 1:00pm locations (Stanford, Oakland and Walnut Creek).

For meeting details visit www.sfbayareamyelomasupport.org
Contacts: Jack Aiello (Stanford) / Neill Collier (Oakland) / Bob Viener at 408.264.7609 or jackaiello@comcast.net / nacollier@pacball.net / bobv@well.com

Cuesta Tile
715 Tank Farm Road, Suite 120
San Luis Obispo

Meets the 1st Wednesday of every month; Time 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Contact(s): Debby Schobel at 805.238.0611 or schobel@earthlink.net

Marian Cancer Center
210 South Palisade Drive
Santa Maria, 93454

Meets the 3rd Thursday of every month; Time1:00pm – 3:00pm
Contact: Debby Schobel at 805-739-3780 or schobeld3@comcast.net

George Gibson Senior Center
250 North 3rd Street
Upland

Meets the 4th Saturday of every month: Time 9:00am
Contact(s): Mary Ming-Mosley at 909.622.6616 or mingmosley@yahoo.com; Patricia Hardy at 909.463.3127 at hardy.p@verizon.net

The Wellness Community
530 Hampshire Road
Westlake Village
91361

Meets the 1st Saturday of every month; Time 11:30am – 1:30pm
Contact: Theresa Frank at 805-375-0709 or westlakemyeloma@yahoo.com
http://www.twcvv.org

Colorado

Qualife Wellness Community
Denver, 80012

Call for meeting details
Contact: Diane Seccombe at 303.722.2289 or shred2@mindspring.com

Rocky Mountain Cancer Centers
1800 Williams Street, Ste 300
Denver, 80012

Meets once each quarter; Please call for details.
Contact: Kelly Cox at IMF at 800-452-2873 or kcox@myeloma.org

Connecticut

St. Luke’s Episcopal Church
1848 Post Road
Taylor Library
Darien

Meets the 1st Tuesday of every month; Time 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Contact: Gerrianne Delaney at 203.461.8518 or gddelaney@optonline.net

Yale Children’s Hospital
20 York Street, Room 291
New Haven

Meets the last Tuesday of every month; Time 6:00pm – 7:30pm

Harold Leever Regional Cancer Center
1075 Chase Pkwy.
Waterbury

Meets the 2nd Tuesday of every month; Time 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Contact(s): Michael & Robin Touhy at 203.206.3536 or tuohy@snet.net

Delaware

Eden Hill Medical Center, 3rd Floor Conference Room
200 Banning street (off Route 8)
Dover, 19904

Meets the 3rd Saturday of every month; Time: 1:30pm - 3:30 pm
Contact: Josephone Diagonale at 302-233-8229 or mmsupportde@comcast.net

Helen F. Graham Cancer Center
4701 Ogletown-Stanton
Newark

Meets the 1st Wednesday of every month; Time 6:00pm – 7:00pm
Contact: Danielle Brown, MSW at 302.623.4703 or dabrown@christiancare.org

District of Columbia

None at This Time

Florida

James A. Rutherford Community Center
Patch Reef Park
2000 Yamato Road
Boca Raton

Meets the 1st Monday of every month; Time 6:30-8:30pm
Contact: Dawn Toimil at 561.901.5938 or dawn8992@yahoo.com or Gail Young at 561.637.4682 or alghyoung@comcast.net

Bethesda Memorial Hospital
2815 S. Seacrest Blvd.
Boynton Beach

Meets the 2nd Wednesday of each month; Time 2:00pm – 3:30pm
Contact: Lynn Edinoff, LCSW, Oncology at 561.737.7733 ext. 4948 or lynn.edinoff@bethesdahealthcare.com

Senior Center at Oak Hill Hospital
11375 Cortex Blvd (Hwy 50)
Brooksville

Meets the 3rd Wednesday of every month; Time 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Contact: Pat Killingsworth at 715.271.5037 or pat.helpwithcancer.org

Charlotte County Library on Rt. 776
Rt. 776
Englewood

Meets the 2nd Saturday of each month; Time 11:00 am
Contact(s): Joanne Stramara Ascencio at 941.697.2493 or joannestram@comcast.net

Cancer Center at Holy Cross Hospital
Michael and Dianne Biens Comprehensive Cancer Center
4725 N. Federal Hwy.
Ft. Lauderdale

Meets the 4th Thursday of every month; Time 5:30pm – 7:30pm
Contact(s): Ronnie Maynard at 954.971.5549 or browardflorida4LLMM@yahoo.com; Christina Austin-Valere at chris-valere@holy-cross.com

Healthpark Medical Center
9981 South Healthpark Drive (Room HP2A)
Ft. Myers, 33308

Meets the 2nd Saturday of every month; Time1:00 pm
Contact: Joanie Borbely at 860.655.7107 or jborbely@myeloma.org

D’Acosta House
703 NE First Street
Gainesville

Meets the 2nd Monday of every month; Time 6:30pm
Contact: Gale Smith, LCSW at 352.265.0062 or smothgm@shands.ufl.edu

Courtyard Marriott Hotel at the Mayo Clinic
4600 San Pablo Road (off J.T. Butler Blvd., S.R. 202)
Jacksonville, 32099

Meets the 2nd Wednesday of each month; Contact for Times
Contact: Hunter & Dianna Chiles at 904.491.0007 or luvsuns@comcast.net
www.northflorida.myeloma.org

Asbury Methodist Chruch Choir Room
220 W. Horatio Ave.
Maitland

2nd Monday of every month; Time 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Contact(s): Ken Fabian/ Richard Wells at 407.928.2808 or kenfabian0111072yahoo.com / richard.wells@celebration.fl.us

The Cancer Support Community
8609 S. Dixie Hwy
Miami

4th Wednesday of every month (3rd Wed in Nov. and Dec.); Time 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Contact(s): Peggy Rios, Program Director / Mae S. Greenberg, LMHC at 305.668.5900 / 305.252.0940 or prios@twcmiami.com / maegreenberg@att.net
www.twcmiami.com

Lutgert Cancer Center
681 4th Avenue North
Naples

Meets the 4th Thursday of every month; Time 12:00pm – 1:30pm
Contact: Dr. Nancy Fessenden at 239.992.5781 or fessendenn@fl-sun.leukemia-lymphoma.org

North Naples Hospital
1190 Health Park Blvd (Room 116)
Naples

Meets the 2nd Saturday of every month; Time 9:00am
Contact: Joanie Borbely at jborbely@myeloma.org or call 860.655.7107

Gulf Coast Medical Center, Diagnostic Center
2024 State Avenue
Panama City

Meets the 1st Saturday of every month from 10:00am until noon
Contact: Mike and Sarah Davis at engdavis@gmail.com or call 850-774-4748

West Florida Regional Library
200 West Gregory Street
Pensacola

Meets the 3rd Saturday of every month; Time 10:00am
Contact: Debi Pleitner at 850.982.3087 or ECMMSG@gmail.com

The Wellness Community
3900 Clark Road, Bldg P-3
Sarasota

Meets the 4th Tuesday of every month; Time 2:30pm
Contact(s): Laurel Healy / Julie O'Brien at 941.921.5539
or laurel@wellness-swfl.org / julieobee@verizon.net
www.wellness-swfl.org

Florida Cancer Specialists
4420 Sun N. Lake Blvd
Sebring

Meets the 4th Monday of every month; Time 6:30pm
Contact: Sandra Fantauzzi at 863.385.1244 or

Space Coast Cancer Center
840 North Washington Ave
Titusville

Meets the 2nd Thursday of every month; Time 5:30pm –7:00pm
Contact: Rosemary Herring at 321.271.4906 or spacecoastmm@cfl.rr.com

Cleveland Clinic Multiple Myeloma Support Group
Weston

Call for dates and times
Contact: Cara Kondaki, LCSW at 954.659.5604

Georgia

Southwest GA Cancer Coalition
2332 Lake Park Drive
Albany

Meets the 2nd Tuesday of every month; Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Contact: Barbara Blake at 229-308-7337 or bblake5186@yahoo.com

Briarcliff United Methodist Church
4105 Briarcliff Road NE
Atlanta

Meets the 1st Saturday of every month; Time 10:30am – 12:30pm
Contact: Nancy Bruno or Joe Brown at 404.633.4797 or 770-484-9212 or aammsg-2@comcast.net or joebrown9212@bellsouth.net
www.mmsg.org/atlanta

Macy’s Greenbriar Mall
2841 Greenbriar Pkwy. SW (2nd Floor)
Atlanta

Meets the 4th Saturday of every month; Time 10:00am – 12:00pm
Contact(s): Doris Morgan at 404.346.1372 / 404.357.1186 or dorismorgan@aol.com; Bridgette Tarplin at btarplin2000@yahoo.com

Illinois

Gilda’s Club
537 N. Wells Street
Chicago

Meets the last Wednesday of every month; Time 6:30pm
Contact: Karen Grimley at karengrimley@gildasclubchicago.org or Gail Mitchell at gailmitchell@gildasclubchicago.org; Call 312.464.9900

Living Well Resource Center
1803 West State Street (Rte 38)
Geneva

Meets the 3rd Monday of every month
Contact: info@livingwellcrc.org
http://www.livingwellcrc.org/support/support_programs/

Wellness House
131 N. County Line Road
Hinsdale

Meets the 2nd Thursday of every month; Time 7:00pm – 8:30pm
Contact: Linda Kengott, MA, LPC at 630.323.5150 or lkengott@wellnesshouse.org

Cancer Support Center
2028 Elm Road
Homewood

Meets the 2nd Wednesday of every month; Time 7:00pm – 8:30pm
Contact: Lisa Schneider, MS, LPC at 708.798.9171 or lschneider@cancersupportcenter.org
www.cancersupportcenter.org

Cancer Wellness Center
215 Revere Drive
Northbrook

Meets the 1st Wednesday of every month; Time 7:00pm – 8:30pm
Contact: Deb Wojcik, MSW, LCSW at 847.562.4981 or dwojcik@cancerwellnesscenter.org

The Wellness Place
1619 Colonial Pkwy
Palatine

Meets the 2nd Wednesday of every month; Time 11:30am – 1:00pm
Contact: Kathy Hill at 847.241.5971 or kathy.hill@wellnessplace.org
www.wellnessplace.org

St. Joseph Medical Park
1475 Kisker Road (off Hwy 94)
Education Room
St. Charles

Meets the 1st Wednesday of every month; Time 10:00am
Contact: Kathy Cartwright at 636.447.9006 or hoss4twa@sbcglobal.net

Indiana

St. Vincent Hospital, Board Room
Suite 257, Entrance 3, Elevator C to the 2nd Floor

13500 N. Meridian Street
Carmel

Meets the 3rd Wednesday of every month; Time 7:00pm - 8:30 pm
Contact: Leo J. Dierckman at 317-379-6400 or jdierckman@indy.rr.com

Lutheran Hospital (campus)
Lutheran Comprehensive Cancer Center
7910 W. Jefferson Blvd.
Medical Office Bldg. 2, Suite 109
Fort Wayne

Meets the 3rd Monday of every month; Time 6:00pm
Contact: Wendy Rowland at 260.435.7959

South Bend Library
Downtown, 304 S. Main St.
South Bend

Meets the 4th Monday of every month; Time 6:00pm
Contact: Sandra Winicur at 574-288-5372
michianammsupportgroup.org

Iowa

John Stoddard Cancer Center at Iowa Methodist Hospital
1221 Pleasant Street
4th Floor Conference Room
Des Moines

Meets the 2nd Thursday of every month; Time 5:15pm 6:30pm
Contact: Kathy Hunnicut, RN, BSN or Wendy Sontag at 515.241.8505 or 515-270-6169 or hunnickm@ihs.org / sontagw@ia.leukemia-lymphoma.org
www.johnstoddardcancer.org

Kansas

Central United Methodist Church
5144 Oak Street
Kansas City

Meets the 4th Monday of every month; Time 7:00pm – 8:30pm
Contact: Cindy Ralston at 913.268.7422 or cralston@everstkc.net

Faith Lutheran Church
Gage Blvd and 17th Street
Topeka

Meets the 3rd Tuesday of every month; Time 7:00pm – 8:30pm
Contact: Donna LaRocque at 903-845-6711 or larocque9@gmail.com

Louisiana

Cancer Services of Greater Baton Rouge
550 Lobdell Avenue
Baton Rouge

Meets the 2nd Wednesday of every month; Time 12:00pm – 1:00pm*
*Call for exact time and details
Contact: Esther Sachse at 225.927.2273 or esachse@cancerservices.org
www.cancerservices.org

St. Tammany Parish Hospital
1202 S. Tyler Street
Covington

Meets the 2nd Saturday of every month; Time 10:00am - Noon
Contact: Liesel Wabnig at 504-481-0604 or liesel.wabnig@gmail.com

Broadmoor Baptist Church
4110 Youree Drive
Shreveport

Meets the 2nd Wednesday of every month; Time 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Contact: Pete & Carolyn Petty or Donna LaRocque at 318-518-2693 or 903-918-9553 or cfpett@gmail.com or larocque9@gmail.com

Maine

Cancer Community Center
778 Main Street (Rte 1)
South Portland

Meets the 1st Tuesday of every month; Time 5:30pm – 7:00pm
Contact: Tom Liebert at 603.319.1765 or Facility (207) 774-2200 or tbliebert@gmail.com
www.cancercommunitycenter.org

Maryland

Hematology Support Group
Doctors Community Hospital

8118 Good Luck Road
4th Floor, North Building
Lanham

Meets the 4th Monday of each month; Time 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Contact: Kelly Alfaro, LLS at 703.960.1100 or kelly.alfaro@lls.org

Massachusetts

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Room 764 of the Smith Building
44 Binney Street
Boston

Meets the 2nd Wednesday of every month; Time 5:30pm – 7:00pm
Contact: Larissa Patacchiola, LICSW at 617.582.7576
www.dfci.org/supportgroups

United Methodist Church
430 Walnut Street
Newton

Meets the 3rd Saturday of every month; Time 10:00am – 12:00pm
Contact: Joyce Collier at 617-332-5777 or jcollier@facing-cancer.org
www.facing-cancer.org

UMASS Worcester Campus
55 Lake Avenue North, Room H8-534
Worcester

Meets the 1st Wednesday of every month; Time 5:30pm – 7:00pm
Contact: Beth O’Rourke at 508.856.2114
www.umassmed.edu/content.aspx?id=7020

Michigan

Great Lakes Cancer Institute
McLaren, 4100 Beecher Road Suite A (conference room)
Flint

Meets the 3rd Thursday of every month; Time 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Contact: Judy or Morley Biesman at 810-732-4738 or judy@biesman.com

Gilda’s Club
3517 Rochester Road
Royal Oak

Meets the 1st Tuesday of every month; Time 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Contact: Michelle Warren at 248-577-0800 ext. 23 or mwarren@gildasclubdetroit.org
www.gildasclubdetroit.org

St. Joseph’s Hospital
5301 Huron River Drive, 2nd Floor
(enter through 5305 Administration Bldg.)
Ypsilanti

Meets the 1st Tuesday of every month; Time 7:30pm
Contact: Jewells Nagy/Diane at (810) 923-9809/ (248) 417-6313 or annarbormyelomagroup@yahoo.com

Minnesota

MMSS Multiple Myeloma Support Sessions
Gift of Life Transplant House

705 Second Street SW
Rochester

Meeting every 3rd Saturday from 10:00am – Noon
Contact: Frank Vondrashek at 507-269-8889 or office@gift-of-life.org
www.gift-of-life.org

Methodist Hospital Cancer Center
St. Louis Park

Call or email for meeting dates/times
Contact: Pat Harwood at 952.473.1782 or tcmyeloma@gmail.com;
Fred Sulzbach at 612.720.4908 or fsulzbach@comcast.net

Family Means Center
(large conference room) Contact for more information
1875 Northwestern Avenue
Stillwater

Meets the 2nd or 3rd Wednesday of the month; Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Contact: Karl S. Vollstedt/ Barbara Davis at 651.437.9064/ 651.486.9360 or ksv@sprynet.com / bkinoglu@comcast.net

Twin Cities Area

Call for meeting dates/times
Meets every 4 to 6 weeks
Contact: Pat Harwood/ Fred Sulzbach at 952.473.1782/ 952.938.0232 or tcmyeloma@gmail.com / fsulzbach@earthlink.net

Mississippi

Collinsville First Church of God
9101 Church Road
Collinsville

Meets the 1st Thursday of every month; Time 6:15pm
Contact: Barbara Willard at barbwilla6@aol.com

The Corner Bakery Café
108 Market Street
Flowood

Meets the 1st Saturday of the month; Time: 2pm to 4pm
Contact: Camille Wright at 601.573.8292 or wrightcamille@bellsouth.net

Missouri

Central United Methodist Church
5144 Oak Street
Kansas City

Meets the 4th Monday of every month; Time 7:00pm – 8:30pm
Contact: Cynthia Ralston at 913.268.7422 or cralston@everstkc.net

Cox Medical Plaza #2
3850 S. National Ave.
Springfield

Meets the 2nd Tuesday of every month; Time 3pm- 4:15pm
Contact: Barbara Nash, Psy.D. at 417.269.6891

St. Joseph Medical Park
Education Room
1475 Kisker Road (off Hwy 94)
St. Charles

Meets the 1st Wednesday of every month; 10:00am
Contact: Kathy Cartwright at 636.447.9006 or hoss4twa@sbcglobal.net

Nebraska

Home Federal Bank Building
Webb Road & Stolley park
Grand Island

Meets the 3rd Wednesday of every month; Time 10:00am – Noon
Contact: Jim or Pat Omel at 308.382.5624/jimomel@charter.net or Mary Lou Russell at 308.381.0289/mlrussell@inebraska.com

Nevada

Caring Place
4425 South Jones
Las Vegas

Meets the 2nd Saturday of every month; Time: 11:00am - 1:00pm
Contact Bob and Brenda Probstfield at 702.510.7829 or bprobstfield@earthlink.net

New Jersey

Kennedy Memorial Hospital
2201 Chapel Avenue (corner of Cooper Landing Road)
Cherry Hill

Meets the 3rd Saturday of every month; Time 1:30pm – 3:00pm
Contact: Helen Rose at 856.488.6500 or helengrose14@comcast.net

Hackensack University Medical Center
Sanzari Bldg., 300 Essex Street, 3rd Fl
Hackensack

Meets the 3rd Thursday of every month; Time 10:30am – Noon
Contact: Ann McNeill at 201.996.5983 or amcneill@humed.com

Carol G. Simon Cancer Center at Morristown Memorial Hospital
100 Madison Avenue
Morristown

Meets the 4th Monday of every month; Time 1:30pm – 3:00pm
Contact: Ruth Lin, RN at 973.971.7742 or ruth.lin@ahsys.org

Steeplechase Cancer Center at Somerset Medical
110 Rehill Avenue
Somerville

Meets the 1st Wednesday of every month; Time 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Contact: Paula Van Riper at 908.725.4948 or pvan1122@msn.com

New York

Southside Hospital
301 East Main Street
Bayshore

Meets the 1st Saturday of every month; call for meeting time
Contact: Bill & Helen Kruger at 631.581.3226 or wkruger210@optonline.net

Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Main hospital – Radiation Clinic Waiting Room, Ground Fl
Buffalo

Meets the 2nd Thursday of every month; Time 6:00pm – 7:30pm
Contacts: Frank Brown at 718.845.7790/frank.brown@roswellpark.org or Teresa Wiech at 718.845.8022

NY Presbyterian Hospital/Cornell University
1300 York Avenue & 69th Street, Room A126 at NYPH/WC
New York

Monthly meetings - call for dates; Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Contact: Linda Halperin, LCSW at 212.746.3964
http://www.myelomacenter.org

Mount Sinai Medical Center
1425 Madison Avenue, between 98th and 99th Streets,
Room 4-82 (4th floor, Transplant Conference Room)
New York

Meets the 3rd Thursday of every month; Time: 7:00pm
Contacts: Mike Katz or Dixie Beckham, LCSW at 917-692-4167 / 212-604-6095 or mike@myeloma.org / dbeckham@salick.com

St. Peter’s RC Church
1327 Port Washington Blvd.
Port Washington

Meets the 4th Thursday of every month; Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Contact: Joe Scibetta at 516.869.1170 or scibetta@optonline.net

Gilda’s Club Rochester
255 Alexander Street
Rochester

Meets the 4th Tuesday of every month; Time 6:00pm – 7:30pm
Contact: Mary Casselman at mcasselman@canceraction.org
www.gildaclubrochester.org

Gilda’s Club Westchester
80 Maple Avenue
White Plains

Meets the 1st Wednesday of every month; Time 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Contact: Mike Katz or Dean Gallea at 917-692-4167 or 914-631-1417 or mike@myeloma.org or d.gallea@ieee.org
www.gildasclubwestchester.org

North Carolina

Carmel Presbyterian Chruch
2048 Carmel Road, Ligon Building
Charlotte

Meets the 1st Saturday of each month (except holidays); Time: 10am
Contact: Sandy and David Hirsch at 704.840.6740 or shirsch48@gmail.com

Duke University of Hospital
Morris Cancer Center
200 Trent Drive
Durham

Meets the 1st & 3rd Monday of every month; Time 11:00am-12:30pm
Contact: Patrick Plumeri (Group Facilitator) at 919.684.4497 patrick.plumeri@duke.edu

The Blood & Cancer Clinic
1565 Purdue Drive
Fayetteville

Meets the 3rd Wednesday of every month; call for time
Contact: Elizabeth Jones at 910-483-8586 ext. 102 or thailey@cancersmoc.com

Salvation Army
535 Bell Fork Road
Jacksonville

2nd Saturday of each month ; Time: 10am- Noon
Contact: Paul Hetman at 910.346.9060 or phetman@ec.rr.com

Catholic Charities Building (conference room)
4855 Princess Anne Road
Virginia Beach, VA

Meets the 3rd Saturday of every month; Time: 10am- Noon
Contact: Jerry Walton at 757.495.8432 or jerryewalton@cox.net

Ohio

The Wellness Community
Blue Ash
4918 Cooper Road
Cincinnati

Meets the 3rd Thursday of every month; Time 6:30pm – 8:00pm
Contact: Bill Jackson at wejackson@roadrunner.com or cincy.myeloma.org

Cleveland Clinic Taussig
Cancer Center Room R3-002
9500 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland

Meets March, June, September, December (for exact dates please contact); Time: 1:30pm- 3pm
Contact: Barbara Savage, LISW 216-444-6465/ savage@ccf.org, or Debbie Hastings at 216-445-5008/ hastingsd@ccf.org.

Miami Valley Hospital
One Wyoming Street
Dayton

August, November, February, May (1st Thursday of the month); Time: 6pm- 7pm
Contact: Elena Mikalauskas, MS, RN, OCN / Jackie Personett, MSW at 866-671-2873, ext. 102 or Jacqueline.personett@lls.org

Cancer Support Community Central Ohio (formerly the Wellness Community)
10330 Sawmill Parkway Suite 600
Powell

Meets the 3rd Tuesday of every month; Time: 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Contact: Nick Menedis / Nina Lewis Progam Director at 614.868.8506 / 614.791.9510 or IMFnick48@aol.com
www.cancersupportohio.org

Denny’s Restaurant
4020 Belmont Avenue
Youngstown

Call for meeting dates/times
Contact: Donna Detwiler, RN at 330-770-0808 or donndet2000@yahoo.com

Oklahoma

Mercy Cancer Resource Center
4205 McAuley Blvd, Ste 100
Oklahoma City

Meets the 2nd Tuesday of every month; 6:00pm – 7:30pm
Contact LLS at 405.752.3388

Oregon

Williamette Valley Cancer Center
520 Country Club Road
Eugene

Meets the 3rd Wednesday of every month; Time 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Contact: Sue Sumpter, RN at 503.245.9866 ext. 214 or sue.sumpter@lls.org

St. Vincent Medical Center
9255 SW Barnes Road, Conference Room 4
Portland

Meets the 2nd Wednesday of every month; Time 10:00am – 11:30am
Contact: Sue Sumpter, RN / Erin Leake, LCSW at 971.230.2185 or sue.sumpter@lls.org / erin.leake@providence.org

Pennsylvania

DuBois Regional Medical Center West
St. Camilus Hall
100 Hospital Avenue
DuBois

Meets the 4th Tuesday of every month; Time 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Contact: Carole Levis at 814.372.2428/c.levis@msn.com

Ralston House
3615 Chestnut Street (near UPENN Medical Center)
Philadelphia

Meets the 2nd Saturday of every month; Time 1:30pm – 3:00pm
Contact: Marilyn Alexander or Maddie Hunter at 267.282.5929 / 732.549.7981or alex19115@comcast.net / maddiechunter@aol.com
http://www.philadelphia.myeloma.org/

Gilda’s Club Western PA
2816 Smallman Street
Pittsburgh

Meets the 2nd Tuesday of every month; 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Contact: Lou Ann Brooks, Marlene Urso or Yvonne Yaksic at 412.372.6391 / 724.625.9251 or clbrooks7@verizon.net / marleneurso@comcast.net / ayyaksic@aol.com

Rhode Island

Warwick Public Library
600 Sandy Lane
Warwick

1st Saturday of every other month: Feb, Apr, June, Aug, Oct & Dec - call for dates and times
Contact: Carol Murray-Rossi at 401.463.5709 or 401.374.1607 or email rimmsg@cox.net

South Carolina

Jewish Community Center
306 Flora Drive
Columbia

2nd Saturday of each month (no meetings June, July, August); Time: 1pm - 3pm
Contact: Karen Davies at scmmgroup@yahoo.com

Westminster Presbyterian Church
2310 Augusta Road
Greenville, 29601

For days please contact; Time: 10am - Noon
Contact: Margaret Edwards, RN at 864.455.5896 or smedwards1552@charter.net

Tennessee

Memorial Cancer Research Center
Memorial Cancer Center Plaza, Ste 307
Chattanooga, 37402

Meets the 3rd Thursday of every month; 6pm - 7:30pm
Contact Larry and Betty Simon/ Kimberly Shank, RN at 706.861.6866 / 423.495.7778 or Kimberly_shank@memorial.org / petunia1940@yahoo.com

Cookeville

Please contact for location and times.
Contact: Gary Curto at (931) 783-2003 or garkaysadie@gmail.com

Health Resource Center at the Mall at Johnson City
2011 North Roan Street
Johnson City, 37601

Meets the 1st Saturday of every month; Time 11:00am-1:00pm
Contact: Darlene Jesse at 423.538.6923/pennywort6@earthlink.net

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society-Mid-South Chapter
4445 Malone Road
Memphis, 38103

Please contact for more information
Contact: Shuna L. Mason, MSW Patient Services Manager at 901.507.1634

Gilda’s Club Nashville
1707 Division Street
Nashville, 37203

Meets the 3rd Monday (all blood cancers)/ 3rd Wednesday (MM specific) of every month; Time 6pm (Monday)/ 11am (Wednesday)
Contact: Mary Winslow, LCSW at 1.800.332.2980 or mary.winslow@lls.org

Texas

Highland Park Baptist Church
5206 Balcones Drive
2500 Exposition
Austin, 78701

Meets the 2nd Tuesday of every month; Time 7:00pm-8:15pm
Contact: Georgie Pyeattat at 512.289.2732/gpyeatt@austin.rr.com

Baylor University Medical Center
3500 Gaston Avenue
Conference Room #8
Dallas

Meets the 2nd Saturday of every month; Time 10:00am – 1:00pm
Contacts: Jerry and Marcia Sawyer at 972.504.6307/northtexas@myeloma.org

Cancer Care Services
623 South Henderson
Ft. Worth

Meets the 3rd Tuesday of every month; 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Contact: Jane Beeson at 972.354.8303 or 800.800.6702 /jane.beeson@lls.org

Gardens of Gladewater
108 Lee Street
Gladewater, 75647

Meets the 2nd Saturday of every month; Time 11am - 1pm
Contacts: Joe and Millie Denton or Ed and Carolyn Evans at 903.858.2332/ 903.839.4653
www.easttexas.myeloma.org

American Cancer Society
6301 Richmond Avenue
Houston

Meets the 3rd Saturday of every month; Time 10:00am – noon
Contact: Tiffany Richard / Kelly Cox at 713.794.4186/ 1.800.452.2873 or trichard@mdanderson.org / kcox@myeloma.org

VA Medical Center – Houston
Cancer Support Group
2002 Holcombe Blvd.
Houston

Call for meeting times –
Contact: Maria Lozano-Vasquez, LMSW at 713-791-1414, ext. 5273

Contact for Location Information

San Antonio, 78201

Meets the 2nd Wednesday of every month; Time 6:00pm – 7:30pm
Contact: Nicole Bell at 210.377.1775/bellh@lls.org

Utah

Huntsman Cancer Institute
2000 Circle of Hole (6th floor auditorium)
Salt Lake City, 84112

View group flyer for more information on meeting days; Time 10am - 1pm
www.huntsmancancer.org/groups/myeloma/myelomaSupportAndChat.html

Vermont

First Baptist Church - Nichols Christian Education Building
601 Main Street
Bennington

Meets the 3rd Tuesday of every month; Time 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Contact: Jan Martin Bopp at 802.681.7074 /SWVT@imfsupport.org

Hope Lodge
East Avenue
Burlington

Meets the 3rd Tuesday of every month; Time 5:00pm – 6:30pm
Contact: Kay Cromie or JoAnn Nielson, RN BSN, OCN at 802.655.9136 or 802.847.5649 /joann.nielson@vtmednet.org or kgcromey@aol.com

Virginia

Life with Cancer Family Center
8411 Pennell Street (off the Beltway at Rt. 50)
Fairfax, 22042

Meets the 3rd Tuesday of every month; Time 11:45am-1:15pm
Contact: Sabine Gnesdiloff at 703.698.2535 or Office 703.698.2526 / sabine.gneddiloff@inova.com
www.lifewithcancer.org

Virginia Greater Richmond Multiple Myeloma Support Group
Henrico Doctor's Hospital (Forest Campus)

Forest Conference Room
1620 Skipwith Road
Richmond, 23229

Meets the 3rd Monday of every month; Time 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Contacts: Barbara Marx, Mindy Fast or Ronne Jabobs at 804.355.6217, 804.262.1821 or 804.310.7722 /gobabsgo@aol.com, mcfast123@verizon.net, or ronnej@verizon.net.

Our Lady of Nazareth Church
2505 Electric Road SW
(1 mile north of Roanoke County Library on Rte. 419)
Roanoke, 24011

Meets the 3rd Saturday of every month; Time 10:00am – noon
Contacts: Bill Stokes at 540.343.1920/bstokes47@aol.com or Sharon Madagan at kittycentral@cox.net

Catholic Charities Building (conference room)
4855 Princess Anne Road
Virginia Beach, 23462

Meets the 3rd Saturday of every month; Time 10:00am - 12:00pm
Contact: Jerry Walton at 757.495.8432/jerrywalton@cox.net
www.seva.myeloma.org

Washington

Aldersgate United Methodist Church
14230 Southeast Newport Way
Bellevue, 98006

Meets the 4th Saturday of every month; Time 10:00am
Contacts: Mary & Tom Blakney at 425.432.2928 / 425.746.9800 (facility phone) or mmfighters@comcast.net
http://mmfighters.home.comcast.net

No meetings scheduled, please contact for more information
Spokane, 99201

Meets the 4th Monday of every month; Time 5:30pm
Contacts: Daniel or Vicki Jones at 509.954.9136/ 509.954.4522 or vivkij@bankers-capital.com / dojones@comcast.net

Wisconsin

Fox Valley Technical College
1825 N Bluemond Drive
Appleton, 54911

Meets the 4th Tuesday of every month; Time 5:30pm-7:30pm
Contacts: Ann Dobbins or Patient Services Manager Barbara Nehls-Lowe, LLS at 262.784.4220 or iasdobbins@sbcglobal.net / barbara.nehls-lowe@lls.org

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
200 South Executive Drive
Brookfield

Meets the 4th Wednesday of every month; Time 3:30pm-5:00pm
Contacts: Dan Sullivan / Patient Services Manager Barbara Nehls-Lowe, LLS at 262.790.4701/ 262.790.5195/ 262.784.4220 or dansully37@aol.com / barbara.nehls-lowe@lls.org

Luther Midelfort Main Campus
1400 Bellinger Street
4th Floor, Education Room
Eau Claire, 54703

Meets the 2nd Monday of every month; Time 3:00pm-5:00pm
Contact: Colleen O'Connor at 715.835.2303 / 715.497.4877 or eauclairemyeloma@me.com

UW West Clinic
451 Junction Road
Madison, 53717

Meets the 3rd Tuesday of every month; Time 3:30pm-5:30pm
Contact: Jayne Schwartz at 608.244.2120 or schwartzdon@sbcglobal.net
www.madison.com/communities/multiplemyeloma/

Wheaton Franciscan Cancer Care
3809 Spring Street (waiting room)
Racine, 53402

Meets the 2nd Monday of every month; Time 7:00pm
Contact: Kathy Sponholtz (Coordinator) at 262.687.5065/kathy.sponholtz@wfhc.org

St. Joseph's Hospital
3200 Pleasant Valley Road (Hwy 45 and PV)
West Bend, 53090

Meets the 2nd Thursday of every month; Time 7pm - 9pm
Contact: Sue Enright at 262.903.7911 or myelomawisconsin@yahoo.com
westbend.myeloma.org/