Events

September 8-10, 2017

AAKP (American Association of Kidney Patients) National Conference

St. Petersburg, Florida

April 8, 2017

Health Fair  10 AM – 2 PM

Your Karma Center for Yoga and Healing

195 W. Statesville Ave.

Mooresville, NC 28115

February 14, 2017 (all day Symposium)

Conversations of the Heart – National Donor Day
340 Popp Martin Student Union

THE DONOR-RECIPIENT-FAMILY EXPERIENCETHE DONOR PERSPECTIVE AND FAMILIAL RISK FOR POLYCYSTIC KIDNEY DISEASE
– Suzanne Ruff, Kidney Donor, Board Member, Am. Assoc. of Kidney Patients, Author of ‘The Reluctant Donor’

December 8, 2016

Speaker:  Suzanne Ruff  Author The Reluctant Donor
6 PM
Brookdale Senior Living
140 Carriage Place
Mooresville, NC

 

October 27, 2016

Transplant Support Meeting
Speaker:  Suzanne Ruff
Time: 7:00  P.M. to  8:30 P.M.
Catawba Valley Medical Center
810 Fairgrove Church Rd.,  Hickory

September 23-25, 2016

AAKP National Patient Meeting (www.aakp.org)
Airport Marriott, Nashville, TN

September 18, 2016

Denver PKD Walk, Washington Park
8:30 AM
Denver, Colorado

June 24-26, 2016

PKD Foundation National Conference (www.pkdcure.org/convention)
Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort

 

April 24, 2016 Sunday 10AM

Patterson Grove Baptist Church/Living Donor YKAY Presentation
301 Oak Grove Rd.
Kings Mountain, NC

February 27, 2016(Saturday 11 am-4 pm)

Your Karma Health Fair
195 W. Statesville Ave. Mooresville, NC 28115

December 9, 2015  (1:00 PM)

Jacinda Street Book Club

Event Center

Island Walk at West Villages

Venice Florida

November 19, 2015 (Thursday 6PM)

Main Street Books

126 S. Main St.

Davidson, NC 28036

November 7, 2015 (Saturday 8:30 AM)

Charlotte PKD Walk

Park Road Park

October 20, 2015, Tuesday

10:00am – 2:30pm

Sheraton Greensboro

3121 High Point Road Greensboro, NC 27407

 

September 25-27, 2015

American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP)

National Patient Meeting

Nashville Airport Marriott

Nashville, TN

September 8, 2015, Tuesday

National Kidney Foundation

Charlotte Patient Empowerment Workshop

Crowne Plaza Hotel, Charlotte, NC

10 AM to 2 PM

March 12, 2015 -World Kidney Day

Speaker

Lankenau Medical Center

100 East Lancaster Avenue,

Wynnewood, PA 19096.

March 2-4, 2015

Capitol Hill –  PKD Foundation and National Kidney Foundation

Washington, DC

October 16, 2014

Merrill Hills Ladies Book Club

Menomonee Falls, WI

October 6, 2014

Save a life Golf Classic – Inaugural

Trump National

Mooresville, NC

www.savealifegolfclassic.org

Friday – Sunday, September 26-28, 2014

AAKP Conference  www.aakp.org

Las Vegas, Nevada

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Yoga Patti Book Club – Mooresville, NC

 

Thursday, September 11, 2014 12:30 PM

South Carolina Chapter

America Case Management Association (ACMA) Fall Conference

Columbia, SC

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Mooresville Public Library Local Author Showcase

304 South Main St.
Mooresville, NC 28115

Thursday, July 10, 2014

NBC-TV Charlotte Today 11 AM (EDT)

Saturday, May 10, 2014

NKF Walk

Freedom Park, Charlotte NC

 

Friday, May 2, 2014  11:30 EDT

America Meditating Radio Program

www.blogtalkradio.com/americameditating

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Tinley Park Library  7 PM

7851 Timber Drive; Tinley Park, IL 60477

708-532-0160

 

Thursday, March 13, 2014

WORLD KIDNEY DAY

NKF Patient Enpowerment Workshop 10 AM – 2 PM

Suzanne will speak at noon.

Charlotte Hilton Executive Park

5624 West Park Drive

Charlotte, NC  28217

To register, call: 888-848-5277

February 20, 2014

Council of Nephrology Social Workers (CNSW)

9:30 AM

Columbia, South Carolina

November 8, 2013

Council of Nephrology Social Workers (CNSW)

Charlotte Hilton Executive Park

Charlotte, North Carolina

 

November 14, 2013

Guest Author

Book Club – Name to Come!

Mooresville, North Carolina

 

April 30, 2014

7 PM

Tinley Park Library

7851 Timber Drive

Tinley Park, IL 60477

Past Events

 

October 12, 2013

PKD Walk Charlotte

Latta Plantation Nature Preserve

5225 Sample Rd  Huntersville, NC 28078

(704) 875-2312

8:30 AM Registration; 9:30 AM Walk

 

SUNDAY, AUGUST 25, 2013 4-9 PM

Jason Ray Silent Auction Dinner

River Run Country Club

19125 River Falls Drive

Davidson, NC 28036

www.jasonray.org

 

Saturday, July 27, 2013  (11 AM – 1 PM)

Local Author Showcase

Mooresville Public Library

304 S. Main Street

Mooresville, NC 28115

 

Monday and Tuesday, June 17 & 18, 2013

United on the Hill

Washington DC

 

Friday, May 17, 2013

Book Club at Joan’s 🙂 Mooresville, NC

 

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

7 PM – Tinley Park Public Library

7851 Timber Drive; Tinley Park, IL 60477

708-532-0160

 

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

“People of Distinction”Radio WGRN

Host: Al Cole

 

Sunday, January 20, 2013

Whispers From The Heart Radio

Host:  Ericka Boussarhane

 

January 17, 2013

780 KAZM radio

Tom & Mike The Duo Show

Sedona AZ

 

November 10, 2012

Charlotte Chapter PKD Walk

Freedom Park  8:30 AM

2435 Cumberland Ave.

Charlotte, NC 28203

 

November 6, 2012

Carolina Services

10 AM – noon

3621 Lyckan Pkwy

Durham, NC 27707

 

October 15, 2012

8:30 AM

UPMC

Pittsburgh, PA

 

October 14, 2012

Renal Round Table

2:15 PM – 4:00 PM

Seven Springs Mountain Resort

Champion, PA

 

August 23, 2012

Book Signing 5-9PM

Give Back Boutique

478 D Williamson Rd

Mooresville, NC 28117

 

August 13, 2012

Book Club 7:30 PM

Mooresville, NC

 

August 9 – 11, 2012

American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP) Conference

Grand Hyatt Atlanta Address

3300 Peachtree Rd., NE

Atlanta, GA 30305

 

Saturday, July 28, 2012 11 AM

Mooresville Public Library

Local Author Event

304 S. Main Street

Mooresville NC 28115

 

Monday – Tuesday, June 18-19, 2012

United on the Hill -PKD Foundation

Capital Hill – Washington DC

 

Saturday, June 16, 2012 10 AM – 2 PM

PKD Fundraiser – What’s It Worth? Antique Appraisal

20% of sales of The Reluctant Donor to benefit PKD Foundation

 

Enchanted Olive

119 North Main Street
Mooresville, NC  28115
www.enchantedoliveoil.com

704-813-8054

 

Saturday, June 2, 2012 8AM -Noon

Collier Lily Ride 4 Life – Davidson College

Davidson, NC

20% of sales of The Reluctant Donor to benefit Lifeshare of the Carolinas

www.collierlillyride4life.com

 

Wednesday, May 2, 2012 6PM

Cocktails for a Cure!

Hudson Valley PKD Chapter

Vintage Bar & Restaurant

171 Main St. White Plains NY 10601

 

Friday and Saturday, April 20-21, 2012

Katie Ride for Life

Amelia Island, Florida

www.katierideforlife.org

Registration 3-6 PM Friday, April 20, 2012

Saturday, April 21, 2012 Ride

 

Saturday, April 14, 2012

National Kidney Foundation Walk serving the Carolinas

NKF Walk – Knights Stadium

Fort Mill, SC

Check in: 8:30 AM Walk: 10 AM

http://donate.kidney.org/site/TR/Walk/NorthCarolina?pg=entry&fr_id=4312

 

April 4, 2012

Mooresville/Lake Norman Area Newcomers Club

Rocky Mount United Methodist Church

1739 Perth Road, Mooresville, NC 28117

11 AM

 

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Trinity Lutheran Church

AWE

9:30 – 11:30 AM

Garden Room 651-439-7400

115 N. 4th Street

Stillwater, Minnesota 55082

 

Monday, March 26, 2012

Regions Hospital & LifeSource

10:30 – 11:15 AM

Auditorium

640 Jackson Street

St. Paul, Minnesota 55105

http://www.regionshospital.com/rh/parking-directions/

 

March 24, 2012

Bloomington Writer’s Festival -1800 West Old Shakopee Rd.Bloomington, Minnesota

Noon – 3:30 PM

 

March 2-4, 2012

PKD Leadership Training

PKD Foundation, Kansas City, MO

 

February 14, 2012

Book Club – Panera’s, Mooresville, NC

 

January 9, 2012

Golden Girls Northstone Country Club Noon

 

October 24, 2011

Dr. Rich Snyder

http://www.voiceamerica.com/episode/57065/two-tales-of-heroism-hope-kidney-donation-and-transplantation

October 22, 2011

Atlanta PKD Walk
Pinckneyville Park/Medlock Pavillion
4758 South Old Peachtree Road
Norcross, GA 30071
Register 9 AM  Walk 10 AM

September 25, 2011

NBC Chicago 6:20 AM
Chicago Chapter PKD Walk
Busse Park  9 AM
Elk Grove Village, IL
September 24, 2011
Team Illinois Picnic
Lisle Community Park
12-2 PM
Lisle, Illinois
Sept 22, 2011
Anderson’s Bookshop – Downers Grove
7 PM
5112 Main Street
Downers Grove, IL 60515
630-963-2665
August 26-28, 2011
AAKP  Convention(American Assoc of Kidney Patients)
Peabody Hotel
Three Statehouse Plaza
Little Rock, AK
May 10, 2011-
SWATS St. Terese Catholic Church

Mooresville, NC


April 29, 2011-
5PM – 7PM
The Twig Book Shop
200 East Grayson, Ste. 124
San Antonio, TX 78215
(210)-826-6411

www.thetwig.com


April 29, 2011-
8AM – 9AM
Transplant Gand Rounds
University Transplant Center at UTHSCSA/UHS
Room 444 B (7703 Floyd Curl Drive)

San Antonio, TX


April 28, 2011-
6PM
Bulverde Spring Branch Library
131 Bulverde Crossing, Bulverde TX
(830)-438-4864
April 28, 2011-
9AM
Good Morning, San Antonio KSAT Channel 12
San Antonio, TX
April 16, 2011 –
7AM – 3PM
The Katie Ride for Life!
Amelia, FL
www.katierideforlife.org
April 15, 2011-
8AM
The Morning Show WJXT Channel 4
Jacksonville, FL
April 9, 2011-
10AM
Moorseville Library
Moorseville, NC
March 11, 2011 –
4PM – 6PM
Downtown Orlando YMCA Family Center
433 North Mills Avenue
Orlando, FL 32803
(407)-895-6901
March 10, 2011 – WORLD KIDNEY DAY!
2PM-4PM
Circle Books
478 John Ringling Boulivard
Sarasota, FL 34236
(941)-388-2850
March 10, 2011 -WORLD KIDNEY DAY!                                                                                                                          6:30 PM                                                                                                                                                                                 SPIRIT Book Club                                                                                                                                                                    Sarasota, FL

February 1, 2011-                                                                                                                                                                    A new story published in Chicken Soup for the Soul: Grieving and Recovering

October 30, 2010 – Charlotte PKD Walk                                                                                                                           8 AM – 10 AM            MidwoodPark                                                                                                                                                                                                                            2101 Belvedere Avenue                                                                                                                                                         Charlotte, NC 28205

October 5, 2010 – A Gathering of Bloomington, MN Book Clubs
Minnesota Valley Country Club
6300 Auto Club Road
Bloomington, MN 55438

September 28 & 29, 2010 – Sinsinawwa Dominicans – The Mound

Sinsinawwa, Wisconsin
Guest author and discussion
September 27, 2010 – The Panda Sisters’ Bookclub
Downtown Chicago
Guest Author and Discussion
September 26, 2010 – Chicago PKD Walk
9 AM – 12 PM  Grove 6                                                                                                                                                      Busse Woods Forest Preserve
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007

September 22, 2010 – Lifetime Fitness

1 PM

Eden Prairie, MN
September 19, 2010 – Denver PKD Walk
9 AM  *Book Available at this special event:
 Special Guest: Rachel Ruff (cover model for book!)
Washington Park
1101 South Franklin Street
Denver, CO 80209
September 18, 2010 – Twin Cities PKD Walk
8:30 AM – 11:00 AM
Normandale Lake
84th and Chalet Road
Bloomington, MN 55431
September 11, 2010 – Barnes and Noble Apple Valley Fischer Marketplace
3 PM to 5 PM
14880 Florence Trail, Apple Valley, MN 55124
952.997.8928
August 22,2010 – BordersBuckhead Bookstore
3637 Peachtree Rd. NE, Ste. Atlanta, GA 30319
Phone: 404.237.0707
August 6-8, 2010 – PKD Confrerence                                                                                                                 www.pkdcure.org
Sheraton San Diego   Hotel  &    Marina                                                                                                                                                                                                        San Diego, CA A
July 30, 2010  – 3 PM to 7 PM
July 31, 2010 – 8 AM to 3 PM
National Kidney Foundation Transplant Games
Booth 217
Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center
Madison, Wisconsin
June 11th, 2010 – Northglenn Borders
6 PM – 8PM
241 W. 104th Ave
Northglenn, CO
303.920.1594
May 20, 2010 – Dupont Commons Clubhouse
7PM
Placement on map is approximate
1650 Dupont Commons Drive Northwest
Atlanta, GA 30318-2769
Get Directions – (404) 792-2662
May 14, 2010 – Anderson’s Bookshop – Downers Grove
7 PM
5112 Main Street
Downers Grove, IL 60515
630-963-2665
May 2, 2010 -The Bookcase
607 East Lake Street
Wayzata, MN  952-473-8341
April 25, 2010 – Borders Book Store
11 AM
600 North Orlando Avenue
Winter Park, FL 32789
Click for directions
Wednesday, April 21, 2010 – Clearwater FL Connections
7:30 AM
Professional Women’s Network
Presentation
Sunday, April 18, 2010 – Circle Books
1 PM
478 John Ringling Blvd.
Sarasota, FL 34236
941-388-2850