Congratulations, Evan!

Please join us in congratulating the Chair of our volunteer Board of Directors, Evan Legate, for being chosen one of Avenue Magazine’s Top 40 Under 40 this year!

Since joining the Epilepsy Association of Calgary in 2019, Evan has been a catalyst for change. Our programs are stronger than ever, our financial stability has increased and, most importantly, our community is better served!

Please join us online to celebrate this important recognition of his impact as a leader and builder in our community.

Well deserved. Thank you, Evan!

We’ve moved!

You can find us just north of the Deerfoot Meadows Costco at #120, 6835 Railway Street SE, T2H 2V6.
Our new office space is shared with The Parkinson’s Association of Alberta, we look forward to welcoming you!

2022 Harvest Half Marathon

Thank you to the hundreds of runners, family and supporter who joined us Saturday September 24, 2022 at the Midsun Community Centre for the 20th Annual Harvest Half Marathon.

2022 Notice of Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting of the Epilepsy Association of Calgary will take place on Tuesday, September 20, 2022 at 6pm.  Notice 2022 AGM

Purple Day – March 26

On every March 26, we celebrate our successes and raise awareness for our programs and services with various events across the county. Join us to learn more about epilepsy, support our cause, and have fun!   > Learn More

Purple Day By Night 2022

This year we hosted our inaugural fundraising gala, Purple Day by Night, at the Pioneer on Stephen Ave. We received to rave reviews and exceeded our fundraising targets. Thank you to our committed and generous attendees, sponsors, donors, volunteers, Board of Directors, and staff for making the event a huge success.   > Learn More

2022 Calgary Marathon

Canada’s Longest Running Marathon, and voted the Best Road Race in Alberta in 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2017, 2018 and 2019 the Calgary Marathon is a challenging, competitive and fun event with a race designed for everyone of any level.   > Learn More

New Support Groups!

Introducing three new support groups this summer at the EAC! You asked, we listened. We are excited to announce that beginning in July we will be offering a monthly women’s only support group and a caregivers’ support group for parents with children that have been diagnosed with epilepsy. In August we add a caregiver group for partners and spouses of people that live with epilepsy. You don’t have to do this alone.

New Team Members

Kris Fernet
– Manager of Development

Kris has been a professional fundraiser for almost 25 year and has a passion for data and communications.

A few fun facts about Kris is that he is a musician, loves the outdoors, fishing, and camping. Kris shares his home with a pet turtle, fish, a few other critters!

Andrea Sereda, MSW, RSW
– Counsellor & Educator

Andrea is passionate about empowering people through education. She loves designing and implementing programs and has a special interest in epilepsy as her husband David was diagnosed 10 years ago.

A fun fact about Andrea – she loves to dance and teaches Zumba every week for fun!

Jennifer Labelle, MSW, RSW
– Counsellor & Educator

Jennifer is excited to back at the EAC after completing a university practicum here about ten years ago.

A fun fact about a Jennifer is that she and her husband lovingly share their home with a small brood of senior animals: Chrissy, their dog is 13, Empy their cat is 16, and Kirby another kitty is 15.

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