September 2021
 September 22, 2021 @ 8:00 AM to 11:30 PM ET

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 (

Deliver Food Boxes to Recipient's Homes - In Person - Metro Detroit

 September 24, 2021 @ 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM ET

Fleece and thank you - make blankets from home:

 September 25, 2021 @ 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM ET

Walk To End Alzheimers - Monroe, Saginaw, Muskegon:



Bike MS: Great Lakes Bavarian Breakaway - September 25-26:


 September 25, 2021 @ 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM ET

Clinical Educator Professional Development Day- Sponsored byAPTA MI Northern & UP Districts; Consortium for Clinical Education

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


 September 26, 2021 @ 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM ET


Bike MS: Great Lakes Bavarian Breakaway

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.

 September 27, 2021 @ 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM ET

Professional Volunteer Opportunity:

Hope Clinic - skilled professional application Ypsilanti and Wayne. Skilled Professional — Hope Clinic (

 September 28, 2021 @ 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM ET


Tuesday Downtown Market Day: 5-7:30pm | United Way of Washtenaw County Volunteer Center (

 September 29, 2021 @ 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM ET


Volunteer at the Warehouse of Fleece and Thank you - Farmington Hills, MI

 September 30, 2021 @ 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM ET


Feeding America West MI - Comstock Park, MI


Volunteer Login – Feeding America West Michigan (

October 2021
 October 1, 2021 to October 30, 2021 ET

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:

 October 9, 2021 ET

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.


  1. Achilles tendon repair and post-op rehabilitation considerations- Dr. Nemec and Jeff Smith, DPT
  2. Stress fracture management and diagnosis-Dr. Sheperd and Lindsey Griffes, ATC
  3. Considerations for athletes dealing with chronic pain- Dr. Wang and Jeff Samyn, PT
  4. Management of end stage osteoarthritis in athletes under 65- Dr. Hansen and Molly Jeakle, DPT
  5. Lumbar spondyloarthropathy management in athletes- Dr. Bozzio and Jeff Samyn, PT
  6. Hormonal influences on muscle mass and bone density across the female athlete lifespan- Dr. Walker and Karin Leland, DPT
  7. Management of the throwing shoulder in overhead athletes- Dr. Mancini and Jim Leland, DPT
 October 15, 2021 to October 16, 2021 ET

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:

To reserve a room in the APTA Michigan Room Block, visit this website:  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.  


 October 15, 2021 ET

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 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.


 October 16, 2021 ET

CEC Networking Breakfast October 16, 2021 from 7:00-8:00 am at the APTA MI Fall Conference Motor City Casino.

 October 25, 2021 ET

More details coming soon!

November 2021
 November 11, 2021 @ 2:30 PM to 5:00 PM ET

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

March 2022
 March 18, 2022 @ 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM ET

Save the date!  More details will follow in early 2022.  

Event location:  Radisson Hotel in Kalamazoo

 March 19, 2022 @ 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM ET

Save the Date!  More details to follow in early 2022

Event Location:  Radisson Hotel in Kalamazoo


October 2022
 October 21, 2022 @ 8:00 AM to October 22, 2022 @ 5:00 PM ET

Join us at Boyne Mountain Resort!  More details available in 2022.  

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