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PKD Foundation News and Announcements
May 13, 2015
Chef Michael Psilakis won part 3 of the Chopped All-StarsTournament and will be in the finale with the chance to win $75,000 for his charity of choice, the PKD Foundation. Food Network did an exclusive one-on-one interview with chef Michael after his big win about being on the show and why he's competing for the PKD Foundation.
Read the exclusive Food Network interview with Chef Michael Psilakis
A note from your Chapter Coordinator:
The St. Louis Chapter is gearing up for a wonderful 2015 and we want you to join us! We strive to provide helpful information as you manage living with PKD. Our Chapter is here for you so contact us anytime at firstname.lastname@example.org and visit our website for details of our meetings, fundraisers and virtual conference.
Enjoy the Kidney Fight Trivia Night Fundraiser, May 16! Contact Kris Conant at 314-973-6597 to register. Entry fee is $140/table or $20 individually.
It isn’t too early to think about the 2015 Walk for PKD. Join us on Sunday, Sept.13 at Tower Grove Park. Registration opens in June. Watch your email for details and registration information.
Local Events and Meetings
Save the date for our next Chapter Meeting:
Monday, June 8
7 - 8:30 p.m.
Exegy Inc. - Owen Ridge Campus
349 Marshall Ave
Webster Groves, MO 63119
Meeting Topic: Education and Support meeting. We will be discussing Clinical Trials. Please bring any questions and concerns. Suggested book to read: Why I Think About Urine…and a Treatment for Polycystic Kidney Disease by Jared James Grantham, MD
There are two entrances into Owen Ridge Campus. Use the lower entrance toward the bottom of the hill. Drive to the 2nd building on right which is Exegy Inc. It is a secure building. Call or text Jean Sommer at 618-210-1901 to be let inside. A small PKD sign will be on the outside door with phone number.
If you have questions about the event or are interested in attending please email our Volunteer Chapter Coordinator, Jean, at email@example.com.
Save the date for our upcoming meetings:
Monday, July 13 - Ice Cream Social
Monday, August 10 - Walk Planning Meeting
California Pizza Kitchen Event
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
June 16, 17, 18, 2015
Dine in or carry out at one of four California Pizza Kitchens to raise funds for the 2015 St. Louis Walk for PKD. Bring this flyer and present it to your server and 20% of your bill will be donated to the PKD Foundation. For more information, please click here.
West County Mall109 W County Mall314.909.0333 Saint Louis Galleria1493 St. Galleria314.863.4500 Chesterfield284 Chesterfield Mall636.536.6910 Creve Coeur10590 Old Olive St.314.567.7835.
St. Louis Walk for PKD
Save the Date
September 13, 2015
Tower Grove Park
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