Upcoming Events

February 8, 2019 

The Epilepsy Foundation of Missouri and Kansas (EFMK) and The Novel Neighbor are honored to welcome Kurt Eichenwald, an acclaimed and award-winning investigative journalist (The New York Times, Newsweek, Vanity Fair) and writer of bestselling books (Conspiracy of Fools, 500 Days, The Informant), to St. Louis.

Join us on Friday, February 8th from 6:30 - 8:30 PM at The Novel Neighbor to meet and mingle with Kurt.  Kurt will also be available to sign his latest must-read book, “A Mind Unraveled,” his exclusive account of his personal journey with epilepsy.

Registration is fee and copies of his books will be available for purchase.*

Seats are limited, so please be sure to secure your registration through the ticketing link below.

*10% of proceeds will be donated to EFMK.

Victory Over Epilepsy Gala - St. Louis

February 9, 2019

Join us for the 6th annual Victory Over Epilepsy Gala at the Missouri Athletic Club in downtown St. Louis for an evening of fine dining, a silent auction, oral auction and fund-a-need benefiting the Epilepsy Foundation of Missouri and Kansas.

We are proud to recognize the following individuals for their exemplary service to the Foundation and the community:

  • Lifetime Achievement

          Darla Templeton - Epilepsy Foundation of Missouri and Kansas

  • Outstanding Physicians

          Robin Ryther, MD - Rett Spectrum Clinic, Washington University School of Medicine

          Judy Weisenberg, MD, PhD - Rett Spectrum Clinic, Washington University School of Medicine

  • Outstanding Clinician

          Giovanni Outlaw, RN - Pediatric Epilepsy Center, St. Louis Children's Hospital

Cocktails begin at 6:00 PM

Dinner to follow at 7:00 PM

Cocktail Attire 

March 30, 2019

The 5th Annual Springfield Seize the Day Run/Walk for Epilepsy will take place on Saturday, March 30th at Jordan Valley Park.  This fun, family friendly event attracts over 100 enthusiastic participants each year.  Participants can choose to participate in the professionally timed 5K run or the fun run (5k) or 1 mile walk.

This event raises money to benefit The Epilepsy Foundation of Missouri and Kansas which serves Greene County and the Springfield region.  We need your help to continue the fight to stop seizures!  1 in 26 people are diagnosed with epilepsy and it is estimated to affect more than 250,000 children and adults in Missouri & Kansas.

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