Chicago NW Suburbs

Meetings offer education, encouragement, emotional support, and allow for open discussion about managing and living with spondyloarthritis.

Monday, June 20, 2022
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm CDT

Virtual meeting, using Zoom!

Register in advance for this meeting: 

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Topic: : Guest speaker: Steve Tanenbaum – author director and star of the original movie “Straighten Up and Fly Right.” 

Upcoming Meeting(s)

Regular Meeting Location

  • 3400 Dundee Rd. Suite 330
    Northbrook, IL 60062

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Gail Wright

Gail Wright

About Chicago's Northwest Suburbs Support Group Co-Leaders

Gail Wright

Gail Wright is a teacher of students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing. She’s been teaching in a variety of settings for 27 years. Gail was diagnosed with ankylosing spondylitis in January of 2014. She enjoys exercising, hiking, being outdoors – especially in the mountains, gardening and being with great friends. She has an amazing, supportive husband and two great kids.

Want to Start a New Support Group?

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