Calendar of Events

  • Webinar: Life with an Assistance Dog & the Process to Find the Right Match

    Monday, February 24, 2020 at 01:00 PM

    Have you thought about getting an assistance dog but aren't sure if it would be the right tool for you? Have you decided to make the commitment but aren't sure where to start the process? Join FOP community member Erin Danzer as she shares how her dog Pine has been a valuable tool to staying independent with FOP. Canine Companions for Independence Applicant Program Manager, Erin Rich, will also be with us to provide a brief overview of the process to apply and be matched as well as answer some frequently asked questions about assistance dogs.
    This webinar will take place on Monday, February 24th at 1 pm EST/12 pm CST/11 am MST/10 am PST.

  • Webinar: Research Strategies of the IFOPA

    Friday, February 28, 2020 at 12:00 PM
    87 cents of every dollar raised by the IFOPA funds programs and services for the FOP community with the majority of those dollars funding research grants, the FOP Registry and other research infrastructure projects, as well as meetings that foster research collaboration.

    Join us February 28 at Noon EST for a webinar with Adam Sherman, IFOPA's Director of Research Development & Partnerships, to learn about all of the ways the IFOPA advances FOP research in the United States and around the world.

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  • Joshua's Future of Promises 2020 Bingo for a Cure

    Sunday, March 22, 2020 at 01:00 PM

    Make plans to join us for the 13th annual Joshua's Future of Promises Bingo for a Cure in honor of Joshua Scoble! Doors open at 10:30 am and games begin at 1:00 pm. 

    Tickets: $30 in advance or $35 at the door. Ticket package allows you to play every game and you may purchase additional boards. Tickets are limited so buy them early! Reservations suggested! Everyone, regardless of age, must have a ticket for entry! To purchase tickets, contact Chrissy at auntchrissy@joshuasfop.com

    All games have a cash prize of at least $200. Guaranteed $4,000 payout. Grand Prize will be $1,000 cash! There will be lots of exciting raffles, drawings, and a huge Basket Raffle Auction.

    Proceeds benefit Joshua's Future Of Promises.

  • Webinar Session 2: Emotional Expressiveness

    Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at 08:00 PM

    Emotional expressiveness is the awareness of basic emotions as they occur and the ability to process them appropriately.

  • Webinar Session 3: Ability to Self-Calm

    Tuesday, April 21, 2020 at 08:00 PM

    The ability to self-calm is using self-awareness to practice relaxation techniques and self-regulation skills to align our intellect, emotions, actions and words. 

  • Webinar Session 4: Hardiness

    Tuesday, May 19, 2020 at 08:00 PM

    Hardiness is our ability to place ourselves at the center of the controls and realize that challenges create opportunities for potential learning, growth and personal betterment. 

  • Webinar Session 5: Self-care

    Tuesday, June 16, 2020 at 08:00 PM

    Self-care is choosing healthy behaviors that balance the effects of emotional and physical stressors.

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