PAK December News

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Hello and Happy December to you all! Here's a list of all the happenings and opportunities....

Thursday, December 15, 6:00 - 8:00 pm Parent Chat Newly Diagnosed & Veterans Come join fellow parents discussing managing our allergies in a variety of settings, i.e. with family, friends, church, and in school. This will be held concurrently with the youth workshops listed below at Carolina Asthma and Allergy Center located at 11840 Southmore, Charlotte 28277 . You do not need to have a child in the workshop to attend.

6:00-7:00 pm (Ages 8-12) and 7:00-8:00 pm (Ages 13+) Guided Workshops The workshops will cover all aspects of dealing with a severe allergy diagnosis in an age appropriate manner. Topics to be covered but are not limited to: stress, anxiety, dealing with friends, schools, outside activities, autoinjector management and the like.The workshops will be held at the Waverly office of Carolina Asthma and Allergy Center located at 11840 Southmore, Charlotte 28277. Just south of where they are putting in the new Whole Foods by the Ardrey Kell and Providence Intersection (Turn in at the Providence Country Club light) This project was made possible through a community award from Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE). It will be run by Jon Eccleston, LCSW from Carolinas Therapy Solutions. Space is limited RSVP by emailing impaktcharlotte@gmail.com 

Save the Dates for these 2017 events...

Sunday, January 15, 2017, 2 pm at Sports Connection BOTH LOCATIONS!

  • Northlake 8626 Hankins Road Charlotte, NC 28269 
  • South Charlotte 11611 Ardrey Kell Road Charlotte, NC 28277

This is a super fun opportunity for the youth 7+ and teens to get together and play laser tag, video games and a ride. Space is limited...RSVP by mailing name and ages of attendees with a 10$ fee per family, made payable to Parents of Allergic Kids PO Box 1634 Indian Trail, NC 28079. This is the only way to secure your space.  This event was made possible through a community award from Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE).

YOGA NIGHT! Friday, February 3, 7pm-8pm at Be Yoga, Carmel location, 7510 Pineville Matthews Rd, Ste 2B, Charlotte, North Carolina 28226  Tracy Mott with BeYoga will be leading a workshop to enable our families to deal with today’s stresses. The workshop will include yoga poses, breath work, guided meditation, and reflection. Participants will feel refreshed with the tools to use in every day life. This is for all families living with allergies, parents, siblings welcome to participate. This event was made possible through a community award from Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE). A donation of 5$ per family is requested but not required. (checks payable to Parents of Allergic Kids mailed to PO Box 1634 Indian Trail, NC 28079 to secure space) 

Planning Meeting for Parents Sunday, February 12th at 2:00 pm, at the Starbucks in Ballantyne, NC at StoneCrest at 7922 Rea Rd, Charlotte, NC 28277  (This Starbucks is across from St. Matthews Catholic Church and easy to hop on/off I485 to get there.)  We want to bring everyone together to meet one another and begin to plan and strategize together for PAK and IMPAKT in 2017. 

Have a wonderful holiday season,

PAK Coordinators

Jodi, Randi, and Carrie

 

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