One of the August Recess visits was a visit from the Society's South Central Region with Congressman Pete Olson (TX-22), a member of the Congressional MS Caucus. On August 28th, Congresman Olson and his district staff member, Trey, met with MS Activists and had an informed discussion about the improtance of MS Research funding. Congressman Olson, his wife, and Trey and his wife have all ridden in the BP MS 150! The BP MS 150 is a two-day 180 mile fundraising cycling ride, beginning in Houston, Texas and finishing in Austin, Texas.
|In the photo (left to right): Susan Newman (MS Activist), Alicia Barron (MS Society staff), Ron Brannigan (MS Activist), Congressman Pete Olson, Andrea Carter-Virtanen (MS Activist) and Jeff Armbruster (MS Activist).|