Nov 11 KC VF Chapter Meeting Minutes

The Kansas City Support Group met on Saturday, November 11, 2017 in room 125 BEST Conference Center, University of Kansas Edwards Campus.  Present were Jude Devonshire, Bill Fenton, Marilyn Fenton, John Rizzo, Linda Gibson, Jim Gibson, , Allison Lint, Brian Ross, Fran Totta, Richard Gorell, Julie Tanner, Mary Tanner, Sondra Schmidt, Crystal Boucher, Glenn Kullman, Arlene Kullman, Joyce Kullman, Denny Hale, and Ruth Hale.

Jude Devonshire presented a short power point program about Yoga As A Tool When You Have Vasculitis.  She then led the attendees in chair yoga exercises.  She concluded by answering questions from the audience.

Joyce Kullman, Executive Director of the Vasculitis Foundation, provided updates from the American College of Rheumatology annual meeting and the Vasculitis Foundation.

Allison Lint discussed her new Violin for Vasculitis Facebook live chats.  Sundays at 7 p.m. CST are geared towards patients with rare diseases.  Thursdays at 7 p.m. CST are open to the public for a recital feed.

Attendees were asked to introduce themselves and provide a brief update on their vasculitis status.

The next KC VF Support Group meeting will be held on Saturday, April 14, 2018.