Start of 100 Days of Service!
National Falls Prevention Day
Golf MS - Join a team - proceeds to to the National MS Society Michigan Golf MS 2021 - Fundraising For The National MS Society (donordrive.com)
Fleece and thank you - make blankets from home: https://fleeceandthankyou.org/volunteer/
Walk To End Alzheimers - Monroe, Saginaw, Muskegon: https://act.alz.org/site/SPageServer?pagename=walk_homepage&zip=48331
Bike MS: Great Lakes Bavarian Breakaway - September 25-26:
Course Schedule: Approved for 3 CEUs which includes 1 credit in Pain to satisfy license renewal requirements
- 9am-10am: Mentoring Professional Behaviors
- 10am-11am: Reducing Pain & Brain Retraining
- 11am-1130am: Meeting regarding development of Northern/UP District Forum
- 1130am-1230pm: 2:1 Senior/Junior Collaborative Clinical Education Model
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER and get more information.
Members: $30/ Non-members $50
Bike MS: Great Lakes Bavarian Breakaway https://mssociety.donordrive.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=donorDrive.event&eventID=566
Brooksie Way: Walk or Run half marathon, 10K, or 5K.
volunteer opportunities Thurs, Fri, Sat, and Sun
In 2008 The Brooksie Way was begun to promote Oakland County and encourage people to become more physically active.
Proceeds from the Brooksie Way are given back to the community in the form of Brooksie Way Minigrants. Non-profit agencies and organizations offering health and fitness-related programs are eligible to apply for an award. Since its inception, the Brooksie Way Minigrant program has provided approximately $275,000 in grants to the community.
Professional Volunteer Opportunity:
Hope Clinic - skilled professional application Ypsilanti and Wayne. Skilled Professional — Hope Clinic (thehopeclinic.org)
Tuesday Downtown Market Day: 5-7:30pm | United Way of Washtenaw County Volunteer Center (volunteerwashtenaw.org)
Volunteer at the Warehouse of Fleece and Thank you - Farmington Hills, MI
Feeding America West MI - Comstock Park, MI
Volunteer Login – Feeding America West Michigan (feedwm.org): https://www.feedwm.org/volunteer/login/
Run for Rescues:
This is a virtual 5K that supports rescued animals. Our local Rescue is DAWG, Detroit Area Welfare Group. This organization takes care of domestic and wild animals that are injured or deserted, everything from cats and dogs to pigs, horses, green herons, racoons, foxes, etc. For more information: facebook.com/pixelandluna
DNR - Mears State Park - Fall Volunteer Day (michigan.gov)
Volunteers who work 9:00-3:00 get to camp free for the weekend.
Walk To End Alzheimers - Adrian & Lansing
Knit "Knockers" - breast prostheses to donate to women living with breast cancer : https://www.knittedknockers.org/make-a-knocker/
Virtual Career Mentorship through United Way
Donate your hair to Wigs 4 Kids Michigan
Register HERE - 7CEUs/PDR credits
Location: North Central Michigan College (1515 Howard Street, Petoskey, MI 49770)
Program Description- Join us for the 3rd Annual Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Symposium on Saturday, October 9, 2021. This one-day continuing education seminar is presented by Northern Michigan Sports Medicine Center and APTA Michigan Northern District. The courses in this year's symposium will cover some of the latest sports medicine and pain management concepts in physical therapy in both youth and adult athletes.
- Achilles tendon repair and post-op rehabilitation considerations- Dr. Nemec and Jeff Smith, DPT
- Stress fracture management and diagnosis-Dr. Sheperd and Lindsey Griffes, ATC
- Considerations for athletes dealing with chronic pain- Dr. Wang and Jeff Samyn, PT
- Management of end stage osteoarthritis in athletes under 65- Dr. Hansen and Molly Jeakle, DPT
- Lumbar spondyloarthropathy management in athletes- Dr. Bozzio and Jeff Samyn, PT
- Hormonal influences on muscle mass and bone density across the female athlete lifespan- Dr. Walker and Karin Leland, DPT
- Management of the throwing shoulder in overhead athletes- Dr. Mancini and Jim Leland, DPT
The 2021 Fall Conference will be held at Motor City Casino in Detroit. Registration is OPEN. CLICK HERE to register and get full conference information.
Information and registration for exhibitors is found here: https://aptami.org/about-michigan-physical-therapy/partner/
To reserve a room in the APTA Michigan Room Block, visit this website: https://booking.motorcitycasino.com?package=101421APTA You can also call 313-237-7711 to speak with a guest services associate to make a reservation. The code for phone reservations is101421APTA or APTA Michigan. The cost for a double or king room is $159/night.
The MPT-PAC is extremely excited to return to live in-person fundraisers! We will host a karaoke social during the APTA Michigan Fall Conference at the Motor City Casino on Friday, October 15, 2021. The social is open to all conference attendees and area residents – you do not need to attend the conference to participate in this event. Cost to attend is $35 for professionals and $10 for students. Start planning and practicing now – you’ll have a chance to out sing the MPT-PAC Trustees and the APTA Michigan Board Members! Stay tuned to the APTA Michigan website and Facebook account for additional details on the event and registration as we get closer to the date. You don’t want to miss this entertaining social! This donation to the MPT-PAC will help support our ongoing advocacy efforts. Donations can be made ahead of time at www.mptpac.org and should be marked as follows:
Donor Name: First Last – PAC Social (ie. Jane Doe – PAC Social)
Those who register ahead of time can pick up their wristbands at the MPT-PAC table during conference or at the door at the start of the event. Participants can also register onsite during the conference by making their donation at the MPT-PAC table or at the doors to the event.
CEC Networking Breakfast October 16, 2021 from 7:00-8:00 am at the APTA MI Fall Conference Motor City Casino.
More details coming soon!
CEC Meeting November 11, 2021 from 2:30 – 5:00 pm. This will be a virtual meeting.
Contact CEC Co-President Karen Berg for the Zoom invitation link at firstname.lastname@example.org
Save the date! More details will follow in early 2022.
Event location: Radisson Hotel in Kalamazoo
Save the Date! More details to follow in early 2022
Event Location: Radisson Hotel in Kalamazoo
Join us at Boyne Mountain Resort! More details available in 2022.