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The Blue Ridge Chapter represents over 3,000 people living with multiple sclerosis (MS)in 51 counties throughout the western half of Virginia. We deliver quality programs and host exciting events to raise money for MS research and program support ... all of which assists us with our mission
to end the devastating effects of MS.


Relationship Matters

 To learn more about this new program for partners click here.




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Blue Ridge Chapter 2008 Scholarship Recipients



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Newly Diagnosed teleconference series

Newly Diagnosed Teleconference Series Starting September 2008                 Click here to register now!




 James Q Miller MS Clinic

Clinical Affiliation: University of Virginia James Q. Miller Consultative Multiple Sclerosis Clinic                                              Click here for more information. 



VAB Dinner of Champions

Join the Movement by honoring John T. Casteen, III at the 17th Annual MS Dinner of Champions in Charlottesville on Tuesday, March 10, 2009 at the Omni Charlottesville Hotel.
For information on sponsorships, tickets or how to get involved e-mail us at vab@nmss.org or click here to buy tickets online. 





Walk MS 

six hundred walks.  one destination.  a world free of MS. 

The National MS Society believes that moving is not just something you can or can’t do, but rather is who you are.  We walk together during Walk MS to make a powerful statement, to keep us moving toward a cue.  Join a team, raise funds and walk to help people impacted by MS.  Each step you take brings us closer to a world free of MS.  Register online now to begin making a difference. 


Bike MS logo 2009The Blue Ridge Chapter of the National MS Society has held over 30 Bike MS rides in the last 20 years.  In 2009, we are pleased to present our 21st Bike MS: Tour de Vine Ride, beginning and ending at the Miller School of Albemarle, on June 13 14, 2009.  Click here for more details. 


VAB BOB 2009 Logo 

The Blue Ridge Chapter of the National MS Society is pleased to bring you the second annual Best of the Blue Ridge: the Artie Levin Memorial Ride in 2009!  Explore the scenic beauty of the Virginia hill country in this laid back ride complete with Bluegrass and barbeque on September 26 and 27th. Click here for more information about the event and how to register.

 New Challenge Walk Logo


Once in a while, a challenge calls that you simply must answer.  The Capital Challenge Walk MS is the prefect way to embrace a personal challenge or spirit and strength, while making an important difference in the lives of people living with MS.  We walk together during the two-day, 50K Challenge Walk through our nation’s Capital to make a powerful statement, to keep us moving toward a cure.  Accept the Challenge.  It will be the most rewarding journey you’ll ever make.