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Antelope Valley, CA CMTA Branch

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09/01/2020 – 10/31/2020
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Antelope Valley, CA CMTA Branch
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The Antelope Valley, CA CMTA Branch is for those who have Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease and their loved ones. We welcome you to join this vibrant group of active and caring individuals in your area to share resources, ideas, CMT-related information, and personal experiences and to, ultimately, build life-long friendships and support. Meetings will focus on CMT education, awareness, research updates, fundraising initiatives, advocacy, and current events and will include guest speakers. We love newcomers and hope you will join us at our next meeting!

5040 Ave M-2
Quartz Hill
California
93536
USA
Quartz Hill Library
Donna Murphy

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Meet Donna, Antelope Valley’s CMTA branch leader! A devoted employee at Edwards Air Force Base with 28 years of experience, Donna stays just as productive outside of work by spending time with friends and family, including her two daughters and five grandchildren. She also enjoys reading, cooking and trying to find a hobby she can stick with. Five years ago, Donna learned she had CMT1A when her daughter and grandson were diagnosed. Donna is starting the Antelope Valley CMTA Branch with the hope of providing and spreading awareness, education, hope and support to not only those affected by CMT, but also to their families and friends.
661-317-6332
Danielle Metzger

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Danielle Metzger is a long-time resident of Antelope Valley (28 years and counting!) who works for a local telemetry company. For Danielle, signs of CMT appeared in childhood. A clumsy kid whose knee would often “pop out” of place, at the age of 14, Danielle saw an orthopedic surgeon for her persistent knee problem. A nerve biopsy confirmed that Danielle had CMT, and later, a blood test determined type 1A. Danielle’s son and mother also have CMT. In her position as co-leader, Danielle is looking forward to meeting new people, spreading awareness, and learning more about CMT! Danielle enjoys spending time with her husband, son, friends, and family.
661-317-6533

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