More MS news articles for Jan 2002

The Multiple Sclerosis Foundation Sponsors 'Spring Cruise for a Cause'

Jan 14, 2002
PR Newswire - USA

The Multiple Sclerosis Foundation in cooperation with Teva Neuroscience is sponsoring a "Spring Cruise for a Cause" on Royal Caribbean's Sovereign of the Seas. The ship departs March 21, 2002 from Port Canaveral, Florida, sailing for three nights to Nassau and CoCo Cay, Bahamas. Bus transportation from anywhere in Florida to Port Canaveral is provided as a courtesy of Royal Caribbean.

Special educational programs for individuals with multiple sclerosis, their family members, friends and other interested individuals will be presented. Featured speaker for the series will be Ben Wade Thrower, M.D., and Director of the MS Center at the Shepherd Center in Atlanta, Georgia.

Through the courtesy of Joe Davis, Vice President of SunTrust Bank of South Florida, on board will be Miami Dolphins players Terry Cousins, Shawn Wooden, Jermaine Haley, Derrick Rodgers and Oakland Raiders player, Zack Crockett. And from Team Copaxone, NASCAR driver Kelly "Girl" Sutton will also be greeting guests. An onboard silent auction of signed Miami Dolphins and other football memorabilia along with musical instruments donated by MARS Music plus other great items will be auctioned off. Proceeds will benefit the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation.

Every booking contributes a donation to the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation. Reservations can be made through Fun Cruise and Travel in Altamonte Springs, Florida. A limited number of handicap-accessible cabins are available. For additional information or to make a reservation, contact Fun Cruise and Travel at 407-869-9660, toll-free at 888-826-9660 or visit their web site at

The Multiple Sclerosis Foundation (MSF) has been assisting people with Multiple Sclerosis for 15 years. For additional information about MSF's programs call toll-free 1-888-MSFOCUS. For all other information, visit our web site at or call 1-800-225-6495.

Contact: Alan Segaloff, Managing Director of Multiple Sclerosis Foundation, +1-800-225-6495, or


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