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5 January, 2012

Gregory Osberg of Philadelphia Media Network, Inc. to be Crowned King of Mardi Gras

By | 2017-05-09T13:37:17+00:00 January 5th, 2012|Donations, Fundraiser, Media|0 Comments

CONTACT: Madeline Bergman, Development Assistant 215-629-5003 x106 development@efepa.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE GREGORY J. OSBERG TO BE CROWNED KING OF MARDI GRAS GALA Publisher and CEO of Philadelphia Media Network Inc., Gregory J. Osberg to be honored local non-profit’s annual Mardi Gras Gala PHILADELPHIA—December 20, 2011– Gregory J. Osberg, Publisher and CEO of Philadelphia Media Network, [...]

27 December, 2011

Help us Better Educate First Responders in 2012

By | 2017-05-09T13:38:09+00:00 December 27th, 2011|Education|0 Comments

Josh, an Epilepsy Foundation Eastern PA volunteer, first started working with the EFEPA as a Camp Achieve counselor which led him to establish the EFEPA Youth Council.  He is taking his passion for the Foundation and his career as a First Responder to help the EFEPA with a new, important initiative: educating emergency personnel on [...]

27 December, 2011

Eastern PA Region Celebrates November Epilepsy Awareness Month

By | 2017-05-09T13:38:52+00:00 December 27th, 2011|November Epilepsy Awareness Month|0 Comments

The EFEPA joined in the national celebration of Epilepsy Awareness Month this November by holding several events and awareness activities throughout our 18-county service area. In Philadelphia, well-known buildings and landmarks like the National Constitution Center, Ben Franklin Bridge, Liberty Place and the PECO Building were lit up purple, the international color of  epilepsy. On [...]

27 October, 2011

National Epilepsy Awareness Month

By | 2017-05-09T13:39:35+00:00 October 27th, 2011|Advocacy, Education, November Epilepsy Awareness Month|0 Comments

November is National Epilepsy Awareness Month and the Epilepsy Foundation Eastern Pennsylvania is spreading the news and asking our 18 counties to join us in awareness. The EFEPA organized many ways you can participate in National Epilepsy Awareness Month. We will be kicking off the month with an awareness campaign, including Philadelphia’s skyline going purple, [...]

25 October, 2011

Epilepsy Education & Information Exchange

By | 2017-05-09T13:40:23+00:00 October 25th, 2011|Education, November Epilepsy Awareness Month, Treatment|0 Comments

November is Epilepsy Awareness Month and there is no better way to educate yourself then attending our FREE Annual Epilepsy Education & Information Exchange, Saturday, November 12, 2011. This year's conference topic is "Taking Control" and we are privileged to have Dr. Christopher Skidmore join us as our keynote speaker. Dr. Christopher T. Skidmore is [...]

15 July, 2011

Thank You PA Epilepsy Advocates!

By | 2017-05-09T13:41:40+00:00 July 15th, 2011|Advocacy, Legislative|0 Comments

Dear Pennsylvania Epilepsy Advocates, You've done it!  You helped to ensure that funding for epilepsy services in Pennsylvania will continue throughout next year.  The final state budget enacted by Pennsylvania does include a specific line item for epilepsy services and $390,000 in state funding for epilepsy programs. Congratulations to all of the advocates who made this possible! [...]

23 June, 2011

Call to Action!

By | 2017-05-09T13:42:31+00:00 June 23rd, 2011|Advocacy, Legislative|0 Comments

FUNDING FOR EPILEPSY SERVICES CUT ACT NOW - EPILEPSY HAS BEEN OVERLOOKED & UNDER FUNDED FOR TOO LONG! The Pennsylvania Senate plans to vote on a state budget proposal within the next few days, BUT the current budget proposals do not have a line item or funding for epilepsy services! PLEASE, take the time today [...]

15 June, 2011

There are many ways to build your Team Donation Total

By | 2017-05-09T13:43:12+00:00 June 15th, 2011|Donations|0 Comments

Here is a little inspiration – there are many ways to help raise money for your Summer Stroll Team - This cause so near and dear to all of our hearts. The DeLizzio sisters found their own way with a Stella and Dot Jewelry Trunk Show to benefit the Epilepsy Foundation Eastern PA. Allison and her sister, [...]

19 May, 2011

Drug Shortage Alert

By | 2017-05-09T13:43:45+00:00 May 19th, 2011|Epilepsy Medication|0 Comments

Drug Shortage Alert: Pfizer Announces DILANTIN® 30 mg (Extended Phenytoin Sodium Capsules, USP) Shortage The Epilepsy Foundation has learned that Pfizer is contacting health care professionals, including pharmacists, about a shortage of DILANTIN 30 mg. According to Pfizer, this product shortage is due to a manufacturing issue and not the result of any performance or [...]