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Next Meeting is

November 1, 2014

Polio Health International Conference Report

Part II

1 - 3 PM


Shepherd Boardroom

(Note Location Change)


Shepherd Center


Directions to Boardroom: Go past the security desk into the old building, keep going until the end of the hallway. Boardroom is to the right of the elevators.


Saturday Nov. 1, 2014

11:30 AM-3 PM

The Shepherd Fall Feast

7th Floor Auditorium

Shepherd Center

BBQ, a whole roasted pig, hamburgers, hot dogs etc. Magic show, face painting, raffles, free t-shirts Van Show and much more.

The whole family is invited!

Bring the Grandchildren!



Georgia Tech needs research participants

for study on Mobility Challenges at Home

You are eligible to participate if you:

  • Are between the ages of 50 - 89

  • Live in the Metro-Atlanta area

  • Have a mobility limitation that began before age 50

This study will take place in your home.

Participants will be compensated for their time.

If you are interested, please contact

Elena Gonzalez, 404.407.7948





Directions to 3rd Floor Conference Room

From the Shepherd Parking Deck - Proceed across the walkway into the Marcus Woodruff building on 1st floor.

Just after the Pain Institute waiting area on the right there are a bank of elevators on the right before security. Take these elevators to 3rd floor.  Proceed to the left out of the elevator lobby.

You will go past Financial Services and down the corridor through another glass walkway into the Shepherd building. Just as you enter the Shepherd building there is a room to the right that is the 3rd floor conference room.

If you pass the service elevator you have gone to far.

There will be signs to direct you.


















Be sure to see the Smithsonian Exhibit at Warm Springs.

Check out the Marketplace page. Vendors recommended by APPA members will be listed along with any items for sale.





Be sure to check out the Bookshelf which lists interesting books on polio.


Did you know APPA has a phone line. You can leave a message and someone will return your call. Call 404-350-7631.