Epilepsy Durham Region hosts a variety of annual education and fundraising events throughout the year to support local programming and empower individuals and their families living with Epilepsy. These events include: Annual General Meeting, Volunteer Reception, Education Forum, Lecture Series, Walk for Epilepsy, Epic Golf Challenge, and various Epilepsy Awareness Month initiatives.
Epilepsy Durham Region is excited to announce that National Epilepsy Awareness Month is recognized across all 8 municipalities of Durham Region. Please see the proclamations below:
We invite you to join us for our Volunteer Reception and Epilepsy Lecture Series. This year we are excited to welcome expert guest speaker, Pediatric Epileptologist, Dr. Evan Cole Lewis. Dr. Lewis will join us to discuss Cannabis and Epilepsy. This event provides a great opportunity to learn about Epilepsy as well as connect with Epilepsy Durham Region and other families that are touched by this neurological disease.
When: Tuesday March 3rd, 2020 | 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 pm
Where: Whitby Public Library Main Branch | 405 Dundas Street West | Room 1B
**Please note, there is a $10.00 registration fee / person for the event**
Guest Speaker: Dr. Evan Cole Lewis | MD, FRCPC, CSCN EEG Diplomate
Dr. Evan Cole Lewis is a Pediatric Neurologist and Clinical...
Please join us for our 5th annual Epilepsy education forum: Road to New Beginnings | Practical Strategies for Living Well with Epilepsy. This is a full day event with expert guest speakers!
Where: Whitby Public Library | 410 Dundas Street West, Whitby | Room 1A/B
When: Saturday, November 9th | 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
**Please note that you must register to attend this event. There is a $20.00 registration fee, payable to Epilepsy Durham Region which includes your full day of education and a complimentary lunch
Revised: September 10th, 2019
Early Bird Registration for this event has officially closed. If you would like to join us for the Walk for Epilepsy, there will be a $25.00 Registration Fee payable to the Durham Community Foundation on the day of the event!
Please join us for our annual Purple Walk for Epilepsy in partnership with the Durham Community Foundation, 'Walk for your Cause' event.
By walking for epilepsy, you’re sending a powerful message that those just beginning this journey, and to those working hard to live well epilepsy, that they are surrounded by a compassionate community of friends and supporters.
When: Sunday, October 20th, 2019
May 30th, 2019
Epilepsy Durham Region's Epic Golf Challenge is back for our 6th year! On May 6th, 2020, we will see 12 teams of four(ish) competed against one another in an EPIC battle of 36 holes, trying to not only end up with the best round of golf, but also to raise the largest amount of pledged money.
If each of our 48 golfers pledges to raise $1,500, our goal of raising $72,000 in support of our Pediatric Management Program & ...