Cystic Fibrosis Foundation announces the 19th annual BB&T Spring Swing, an event

Maryland Chapter Newsletter      March 2017
Upcoming Events

Saturday, May 6th 2017
Fairground Park
Hagerstown, MD
Saturday, May 6th  2017
Lake Waterford Park
Pasadena, MD
Sunday, May 7th 2017
Hunt Valley Towne Centre
Hunt Valley, MD
Saturday, May 20th 2017
Pemberton Historical Park
Salisbury, MD
Sunday, May 21st 2017
Baker Park, Frederick, MD
Sunday, May 21st 2017
Heavenly Waters/Tollgate Park
Bel Air, MD
Thursday, May 25th 2017
M&T Bank Stadium
Baltimore, MD
Saturday, June 3rd 2017
Navy Marine Corps Stadium
Annapolis, MD
Saturday, June 3rd 2017
Centennial Park
Ellicott City, MD
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Gold Sponsors

GS March Madness

A BIG thank you to all of our walkers that registered for February Frenzy! Thanks to you the Maryland Chapter had an increase of 22% walkers registered over last year and we qualified for a Great Strides reward. And now we want to reward you! Teams that collectively raise $1,000 or more between March 1-29 will receive this exclusive Great Strides key chain, made only for the Maryland Chapter, for all of their team members. All key chains will be sent to team leaders for distribution to his or her team members. Help your team reach the goal by making a self donation!

News about CF

Swing into Spring!
Friday, March 24, 2017

Modell Performing Arts Center at The Lyric

The Maryland Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation announces the 19th annual BB&T Spring Swing, an event reimagined, on March 24, 2017 at the Modell Performing Arts Center at The Lyric. Guests will enjoy a fabulous dinner reception, spectacular live and silent auctions, and a performance by world renowned entertainer, Sarge.

Honoring Millicent & Peter Bain
Terry & Christopher Holt
Kim & Josh Hall

Jamie & Chas Seymour

Hosted by
Aris Melissaratos


Advocacy Corner
    Our Advocacy Co-chairs Lisa Hamburger and Laura Gordon were very busy last week letting Congress know how health policy changes can affect the lives of people living with cystic fibrosis. If you would like to join the team and advocate like them please follow this link. To read more about Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s 11th annual March on the Hill click here.

Volunteer Spotlight
Lee Hein has been a key volunteer for the Maryland Chapter for many years and a team leader for Great Strides. The father of two adults, one with CF, Lee is an outdoorsman with a sense of adventure! He enjoys hunting and traveling with his grandson Riley. Lee has done every task imaginable for many events. In fact, whenever we have a CF event he is sure to be the first in line to volunteer and participate in the fun! He has become a great friend to all in the Maryland Chapter and to many parents, young adults and children! THANK YOU LEE!

Learn How CFF Can Help YOU!
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Compass is a personalized service to help you with the insurance, financial, legal and other issues you are facing.  A dedicated, knowledgeable CF Foundation case manager is ready to work with you, one-on-one. This expert guidance is free and confidential. Call us at 844-COMPASS (844-266-7277) Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. ET, or email us at

Annual Fund
The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation depends upon the generosity of people like you. Please consider making a gift today. Your support will help make a difference for all those with CF and their families. These gifts help us advance new treatments and pursue every opportunity for promising research that can lead us to a cure. Together we can continue to add tomorrows for those living with this terrible disease. To make a donation today and help us find a cure click here.
Ashley Silcott, an adult with cystic fibrosis and her daughter Preslee.

Finding Maryland’s Finest
The CF Foundation is on the hunt to find the best Young Professionals that Maryland has to offer and we need your help! The Maryland’s Finest event seeks young professionals (25-40) who are not only successful leaders in their business or profession, but in their communities too! If you know someone who you believe is a candidate for Maryland’s Finest, you can nominate them to be honored at our Maryland’s Finest event happening Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at the Mt. Washington Mill-Dye House. Each Finest will commit to raise $3,000 or more for the CFF.
To nominate a Finest visit Maryland’s Finest, contact Sue Nolan at or Megan Case at
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Volunteers Needed!
Our mission cannot be accomplished without your HELP. Thanks to all of our wonderful volunteers, everyday we are closer to make CF stand for Cure Found! Come help us add tomorrows! We need volunteers for all of our events! Contact us TODAY!
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