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CAPE GAZETTE,. Friday, April 13 - April 19, 2001 - 43 MS Mason Dixon distance tides set April 29 in Delaware The Mason-Dixon Ride for MS, presented by First USA on Sun- day, April 29, offers challenge and enjoyment for every kind of cy- clist. The Delaware chapter of the National MS Society anticipates that this popular fundraiser will generate $55,000 and attract more than 1,000 participants. The tour starts and finishes at Middletown High School and gives cyclists a choice of two dis- Newly diagnosed A run through the park. Playing catch with a child. Walking up or down the stairs. Reading a good book. These are simple activities that most people take for granted, but for the third of a million Americans who have multiple sclerosis (MS), nothing can be taken for granted. How does someone newly diag- nosed with this unpredictable dis- ease of the central nervous system adjust to life with MS? The Na- tional Multiple Sclerosis Society "will provide some answers online with its Learn-on-Line programs, presented live on the third Thurs- Briefly Caregiver's group to meet April 19 A support group for AIzheimer's disease and other mentally impair- ing diseases meets from 1:30-3 p.m., the third Thursday of each month at Beebe Medical Center's Gull House, 23 Terrace St. The next meeting is April 19. For more information, call Kathy Schlitter at 226-2160. tance rides: a 25-mile loop through the beautiful countryside from Middletown into Chesa- peake City, Md., or a 50-mile tour where cyclists ride two different 25-mile loops. Although this is a pledge-op- tiorlai event, every dollar raised from sponsors will help the Delaware chapter to provide re- search funds and services for i, 100 Delawareans with MS and their families. Cyclists who col- MS patients have day of every month. Learn-on-Line programs can be viewed during the interactive ses- sions or from the archives on the National MS Society website, Past participants have come from more than 30 countries, from the United States to Japan. Free audio software. Media Play- er, can be easily downloaded from the site. MS is a chronic disease of the central nervous system usually di- agnosed during the early adult years. For more information about this Arthritis topic of lecture April 19 The next fibromyalgia" support group meeting is from I0 a.m. un- til noon, Thursday, April 19, at the CHEER Center in Georgetown. For details, call 645-3390. Bereavement group meets Mondays We Remember You, a bereave- ment support group, meets at 7 p.m., Mondays, at Bethel United Methodist Church on Fourth Street in Lewes. lect pledges more than $100 will receive special prizes and the cy- clist who collects the most pledges over $700 will win a one- night stay at a Courtyard by Mar- .riott in the U.S. All riders will re- ceive a commemorative 2001 Ma- son-Dixon Ride for MS T-shirt as well as lunch, rest stop snacks and volunteer support. Individuals and teams are en- couraged to register now by call- ing the MS Society at 302-655- onlir e resource program or the Delaware chapter, call 302-655-5610. The mission of the National MS Society is to end the devastating effects of multiple sclerosis. The Delaware program offers educational groups, self-help groups, peer counseling, referrals and equipment assistance. 5610 or 800-FIGHTMS. Registra- tion may also be completed online at The reg- istration fee is $30 until March 31 and $35 thereafter; registration on the day of the event is $40. Regis- tration begins at 7 a.m.: the tour starts at 8 a.m. Carolyn J. Gover M.A., N.C.C., LP.C.M.H. ,,o.. SPRING 2001: Rejuvenate Relationships with Partner, Family, Friends and Self Counseling to guide you toward 25 YEARS Self-Realization and productive and EXPERIENCE fulfilling interactions with others. Depressive & Addictions Disorders COUPLES ADULTS TEENS CHILDREN Rehoboth Beach: (302) 226-3661 E LE BRATE SPRING! DON'T HIDE YOUR FACE! .ompmhemlve.nAssermnt . Mkeodenr, abrasion . Chemical Peels .  . A IN1de Variefy of Sidn Care Peoducls Experienced Confidential Affordable This year in Delaware, 3 out of everv 500 people will need psychiatric treatment, That's why there's Bavhealth, ayhealth Medical Center We're here for life. Kent General  Milford Memorial St. Jones Center for Behavioral Health (302) 744-7688