Events/Speakers

Attend our next meeting listed below. Updated 24 December  2017.

Meetings

All meetings are from 7 to 9 p.m except November.  See November’s meeting listing for further information.   Please check below for place of meeting and when known information about the speaker and topic and a brief professional bio will also be given.

  • We invite speakers to share with us during the first hour.
  • The second hour we invite newly diagnosed patients to discuss their considerations for treatment.

Meetings are held monthly, except for no meetings in January, February, and December.

Note:  If you have questions or concerns before the meetings feel free to contact Bill Palos, or one of our counselors as listed in our Support Group Counselors/Contact Us tab.

Meetings

calendar_Clip_ArtJanuary 18 2018         No meeting.  See note above.

February 15, 2018     No meeting.  See note above.

March 15, 2018  Unity Point – Trinity, 24th Street, Campus, Rock Island, Jardine Conference Room, 7 to 9 pm

April 19, 2018  Genesis East, 1227 E. Rusholme, Davenport, Adler Heart Center  7 to 9 pm

 

May 17, 2018

Unity Point – Trinity, 24th Street, Campus, Rock Island, Jardine Conference Room,              7 to 9 pm

 

June 21, 2018  Unity Point – Trinity, 24th Street, Campus, Rock Island, Jardine Conference Room, 7 to 9 pm 

 

July 19, 2018  Genesis East, 1227 E. Rusholme, Davenport, Adler Heart Center,   7 to 9 pm

 

August 16, 2018  Unity Point – Trinity, 24th Street, Campus, Rock Island, Room 1,                 7 to 9 pm 

 

 September 20, 2018  Unity Point – Trinity, 24th Street, Campus, Rock Island, Room 1,         7 to 9 pm.

 October 18,2018 Unity Point – Trinity, 24th Street, Campus, Rock Island, Jardine Conference Room, 7 to 9 pm

 

November 15, 2018 Unity Point – Trinity, 24th Street, Campus, Rock Island, Jardine Conference Room, 6 to 9 pm  November meeting.  Our annual dinner will again be held.  The cost is $5.00 per person.

 

At the dinner, there will be a drawing for our members to receive a $50 Visa Gift Card as our way of saying “thank you” for supporting the group and it’s mission this year.

Events:

January

John Deere Seeding Health Fair.  January 25, 8:30 am to 1:00 pm.

February

Rock Island Arsenal Health Fair.  February 14, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.

March April May

Mid American Energy Health Fair, May 16, 9:30 am – 2 pm, River Center

June

Free PSA check at Metro Medical Lab.  Coupons will be available at Triumph Community Bank, American Bank, and Rudy’s Taco.  Check this site in June for other locations to get coupons.  Coupons are good until October 31st.

The men in the mexican communities have a higher degree of having prostate cancer.

Other men who have a history of cancer in their family are also at high risk of having or getting prostate cancer.

These coupons are good at the Metropolitan Medical Laboratory.  The addresses of all the Metropolitan Medical Laboratories are listed on the back of the coupon.

Deere Davenport Works Health Fair, June 7, 6 am – 3 pm

September 

September 22, 2017 — RUN/ WALK FOR PROSTATE CANCER as part of the Quad Cities Marathon weekend activities. Join the walk and support our efforts. See the home page for more information.  The funds from the Marathon stay in the Greater Quad Cities Region and are used to provide educational materials to men and their families dealing with prostate cancer. ALSO WE WILL HAVE A SPECIAL AWARD TO BE GIVEN TO ANY CITY THAT ENCOURAGES THEIR CITIZENS TO PARTICIPATE IN THE ONE MILE WALK FOR PROSTATE CANCER.  THE CITY THAT HAS THE MOST ENTRIES WILL RECIEVE A TRAVELING TROPHY FOR ONE YEAR TO SIT IN THEIR OFFICE.  OUR SUPPORT GROUP WILL ALSO OFFER TO CONDUCT A FREE PSA SCREENING TO ANY GROUP OR ORGANIZATION IN THEIR CITY.  This year at our US TOO booth we will giving out coupons for a free PSA Screening at any Metro Lab with the results being sent to your home and during the mid day Metro Lab will be at the center doing the actual PSA screening.