March Newsletter

March Newsletter- Spring is Coming!


Our Mission:

The Idaho Chapter of the National Hemophilia Foundation is proud to provide its bleeding disorder community with education advocacy and support.

IN THIS ISSUE

*NHF Idaho Walk & Blood Run  *NHF Idaho Updates & News

Victory or Women- Dinner

 January 19, 2017

ED Dinner

February 27, 2017

To register for any event please go to idahoblood.org  follow the links under the calendar

Call us with questions on any of the above programs, events

(208)344.4476

 

ABOUT US

NHF Idaho is fortunate to be guided by an enthusiastic, talented and hard-working group of people.

The Board of Directors

President - Rebecca Guy

Board Members

Jacki Schwenk

Greg Myers

Jamie Brockett

Kris Bell

Myles Ganley

If interested in serving on the NHF Idaho Board please contact us. We are always looking for highly motivated individuals to help us grow.

 

Office

Address: 4696 Overland  Road Suite 234 Boise, Idaho 83705

Office Phone: 208.344.4476

Executive Director:208.490.2596

Development Manger:208.631.9729

Website:idahoblood.org

 

Get to know your HTC Staff

The Idaho Hemophilia Treatment Centers, housed in the Pediatric Hematology and Oncology Clinic at St. Luke's Mountain Stare Tumor Institute (MSTI), care for patients with bleeding disorder, as well as those with blood clotting problems.

HTC Coordinator and Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Kara Gardner, RN,PNP-BC

Hematologists- Oncologists

Eugenia Chang, MD                     Matthew Hansen, MD                   Nathan Meeker, MD                     Nicolas Camilo, MD

Infectious Disease:                Thomas Rand,MD,PhD

Family Nurse Practitioner:            Marni Allen, FNP-BC

Social Worker:                                 Becky Wiskus

Physical Therapist:                          Kay Craig

Career Counselor:                            Colin Carr, MSEd

Nutritionist:                                     Amy Mercer

Genetic Counselor                          Christina Ikard

For more information Call 208.381.2782 or Toll Free at 1.800.845.4624

 


Bleeding Disorder Awareness Month

Don't forget to take the Red Tie Challenge and share with everyone one why you love someone with a Bleeding Disorder.

Blood, Sweat & Cheers  Charity Golf Tournament

Join with us as we welcome Perry Parker to Idaho's 22nd Annual Blood, Sweat, & Cheers Charity Golf Tournament. May 15, 2017 Registration opens 11:00am Tee off at Noon.

Annual Educational Conference

Registration is open now for our annual Educational Weekend. This is our first ever two day event and we are excited to share with you education, fun, and vendor booths all in the same place.

Cost: Adults $10.00  Kids $5.00

Victory For Women

We are excited to share another wonderful presentation by Inalex  "Courage to Soar"

Registration is now open on idahoblood.org

Camp Red Sunrise

May the force be with you all as we sign up for camp this year. We are excited once again to bring you a wonderful three day event, full of education, fun and the beautiful Idaho Mountains.


Want to Donate with us!

Go to idahoblood.org and set up a reacquiring donation to the chapter. As low as $10.00 a month you can help send a kid to camp.

 

We still need your HELP!

We are looking for individuals looking to make a different in our community and would like to be on a committee. Help is needed in the following committees

Golf

Victory for Women

Teen Program

Camp

Social Media

Walk

If interested please call the chapter office today!

 

Advertise with us in 2017

*Free opportunity for our Community

 Members of our community are invited to submit advertisement for their personal business to appear in our on line- newsletter for free!

Contact the Chapter with questions or to submit an advertisement!

 

Want to have fun and get in shape for 2017?

How about earning a $100 cash?

Join with us in 2017  for our "Get Healthy in 2017 Challenge".

Here are the rules:

You must post on our Facebook page (NHF Idaho)  what you did that week to get healthy. (Max of three post per week)

Example of posts:

If you worked out 3 days that week,  made a very healthy dinner or ran a 5K. It could be anything you did to be healthier.  We want to hear about it!