The Amputee Group of the Mid-Ohio Valley meets the second Tuesday of the month, from 6:30 pm – 8 pm.  

 It’s a great place to meet peers, share experiences, and give and get good tips for meeting life’s challenges and adventures.  Here are the details:

2nd Tuesday of the Month 6:30 – 8:00 pm

Location:  The Amputee Center, 2311 Ohio Ave Ste B, Parkersburg, WV 26101

Meeting Agendas:

Monthly Amputee Mixer! All meetings are now held at The Amputee Center, which is located inside our new Parkersburg office at 2311 Ohio Ave Ste B Parkersburg, WV 26101. It’s near the toll bridge next to JoAnn Fabrics and the VA Clinic.

Tuesday, August 9, 2022 at 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm 
Please join us  Tuesday, August 9th at 6:30 pm at The Amputee Center for our Monthly Mixer.
This month we will have Toni Ligas, a massage therapist, speak on the benefits of massage.  She will be giving free chair massages during our meeting!  The Amputee Center is sponsoring Toni.  The chair massages will be 5-10 minutes for each person.  So, be sure to come early and get on her list – first come first served.

Thanks to everyone who joined us on the Valley Gem Boat Ride.  It was a blast and we were super lucky with great weather.

We also have a BIG Fundraiser coming up in September.  You can HELP!!!  How?
1.  Help us get Corporate Sponsors
2.  Help us get Raffle Prizes Donated
3.  Be at The Amputee Center during Registration from 10-11 to meet and greet the riders
4.  Help us advertise the event

Email NancyMiller@MillerPO.com or text 740-525-8124 and I will get you the info you need to help.

You can print out the flyers from this email or find our flyer here:  https://www.theamputeecenter.com/tac-blog/the-amputee-center-to-host-a-dice-run-fundraiser  If you see it on Facebook, please share!

 
Congratulations to Tammy Carpenter who was the July Gold Medal Winner!  Tammy went back to work!  Way to go Tammy!  Medal presented by Tim, our June winner!
The monthly meetings are a great place to share your goals and let everyone know when you reach them.  Reach your goal and you may take home the gold medal for the month.
 
 
Hope to see you!
 
Please use your best judgement on attending our meeting with the rise in Covid in our area. If you have any cold symptoms or feel at-risk, please hold off on coming for another day.
 
The Amputee Center (TAC) is growing and we are thrilled to have you involved.   TAC is a new 501c3 non-profit and is made especially for you! It’s a place where you can feel welcomed and motivated to exercise, improve your physical and emotional health and get access to available resources.
 
 
Here is our latest schedule for The Amputee Center.  We now have more to offer – open hours EVERY THURSDAY from 1-4 and Amputee Only Classes!  Check out the schedule below and sure to print and post on your fridge!
 
 
 

Virtual Meetings:  I will post any virtual meeting links on the Prosthetic Users Group Facebook page as I receive them:  https://www.facebook.com/groups/ProstheticUsersGroup/

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About our Monthly Meetings: We welcome you to join us in the evening for our monthly get together.  If you have never been here with the group, it’s a relaxing evening.  Sometimes we are treated with great food or snacks depending on what everyone brings.  Do not feel obligated to bring anything, but if you do, we will be sure to enjoy it.  There is no pressure to chat – you are welcome to just come and listen.  It’s a great way to meet new friends, and learn something new.  Usually someone has had a similar experience and can share tips on how to manage.  Also – if you have any technical questions for Mark, he will be there.  Please invite your spouse, friend, helper or anyone else you know with limb loss.  You do not have to be our patient.  All people with limb loss are invited, even if you do not wear a prostheses.

Thanks for all you do to help each other in the limb loss community.

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Our Monthly Meetings are Free to attend!

We invite new and experienced amputees, family and friends or those who may be scheduled for surgery or making important life decisions to share information, learn the latest technologies and adapt and overcome challenges together. We hope to integrate additional activities and outings. Please contact Nancy Miller at 740-421-4211 with any questions. Our local group is also a member of the Amputee Coalition, which is the leading national organization working to ensure that amputees do not go through their journey alone. They are promoting April as National Limb Loss Awareness Month, and have numerous ways for you to get involved. Learn more about the Amputee Coalition on their website:  http://www.amputee-coalition.org/

Join the Facebook Group to keep up to date with current activities and to post pictures and let us know what’s going on with you! https://www.facebook.com/groups/ProstheticUsersGroup/