“Faces of CFS” Traveling Photo Exhibit Touches Down in Salt Lake City and Sacramento In October to Complement Educational Events

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October 4, 2006 – October 7, 2006, at Salt Lake City Library
The exhibit is on display starting Wednesday, October 4 at the Salt Lake City Main Library, 210 E. 400 Street. Reportedly it will remain in place there only four days, through October 7.

The opening day coincides with an October 4 speech on CFS advocacy by Kimberly McCleary, president and CEO of the CFIDS Association of America. Ms. McCleary’s free speech is scheduled for 7:00 pm, in the council chambers of the Salt Lake City County Complex North Building. Address: 2001 South State. It is sponsored by OFFER the Utah-based (Organization for Fatigue and Fibromyalgia Education and Research at http://www.offerutah.org/).

To add to the public education event, the Main Library will be offering free showings on Thursday, October 5 of two important documentary films about CFS and FM – I Remember Me and Show Me Where it Hurts. These films have been described as powerful learning experiences for patients, friends, family, and healthcare professionals alike.

October 28 – One-Day Appearance at Educational Seminar in Sacramento
“The Faces of CFS” photo exhibit will provide a dramatic focal point for seminar presentations and Q&A sessions by Leonard Jason, PhD, of DePaul University, and Charles Lapp, MD, of the Hunter-Hopkins Center in Charlotte, North Carolina.

The time and address: October 28, 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm,
Ose Community Room at KVIE Public Television,
2595 Capitol Oaks Drive,
Sacramento.
Admission with tickets only.

n Dr. Jason will talk about how CFS can be differentiated from other conditions, what severe fatigue really means, and the number of people who have CFS.

n Dr. Lapp will cover the latest on treatment therapies for CFS and FM management.

Those who wish to attend must purchase tickets, and owing to seating limitations, attendance will be first-come, first-served. Ticket prices are $20 if purchased by October 12, then $25 if purchased after that or at the door. Brochures with details and registration form are available via the CFIDS Association Web site (http://www.cfids.org/ecommerce/products.asp?setCategory=6), and tickets may be purchased online.

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