Lymphedema Association of Manitoba's
5th Annual Symposium
Join us for two days to celebrate and network!
Date: Friday and Saturday, March 10 and 11th, 2017
Where: Deer Lodge Learning Centre
Here is more information on the two days.
Come and welcome Dr. David Keast. Our headline speaker is currently the president of the World alliance for Wound & Lymphedema Care and Director of the Canadian Lymphedema Framework.
Take time to meet and listen to Dr. Tom Hack. He is a Professor in the Faculties of Nursing, Medicine, and Graduate Studies at the University of Mantoba, and a clinical psychologist with CancerCare Manitoba and maintains a clinical practice in the Department of Patient and Family Support Services at St. Boniface hospital.
LAM needs your help!
Please consider submitting an application to join our Board of Directors (we have several two-year term vacancies available). We are on a mission to ensure Manitobans impacted by lymphedema have equal access to appropriate resources via education and empowerment. The Board would welcome all community-minded individuals interested in joining LAM’s efforts but would particularly invite those with communications, media, website or fundraising interest or experience. For more information, contact LAM at email@example.com.
Bill 209, Lymphedema Awareness Day Act, proclaims March 6th as Lymphedema Awareness Day in Manitoba!
We are hoping to identify a few “experts” in the fields of fundraising, public relations, and communications
If you are willing to be considered as a member of one of the three groups, we would love to hear from you with a quick line or two as to why you are interested.
- Communications working group
- Fundraising and public relations working group
- Professional advisory working group
Please consider joining us by contacting through email. We are interested in broadening the involvement of skilled, engaged individuals to join us as we work together to improve the lives of those living with lymphedema.
Hilary Druxman Design (Winnipeg) has designed a unique pendant we call Journey. Order the necklace and 100% of the net proceeds sold supports the LAM in our mission to raise lymphedema awareness.
"Symbolic of the challenges on every journey
as we move forward,
one step at a time, discovering hope, strength and joy."
LAM an organization in the pursuit of resources, information, education and awareness, and support for those affected with or at risk of primary or secondary lymphedema; their families, health care professionals and the general public.
LAM brochure is available.
The LAM will work to ensure all who are impacted by lymphedema have equal access to appropriate resources.
Our organization is providing education and awareness of lymphedema to the general public and the medical community.
The Lymphedema Association of Manitoba 2016-17 Board of Directors:
Isabelle Thorvardson, Vice President
Susan Tole, Secretary
Kim Avanthay, past President