MS is BS Blog

Save the Date! The 2nd Annual Blues Fest, Chili Cookoff and Bakeoff on Aug 9

We had such a blast last year at our Blues Fest, trading in BBQ for a full-on chili smackdown and baking battle for supremacy, that we decided to do it again!  Join us on August 9th from 12pm to 4pm at the Barcroft Community House for sweet jams, food, fun, festivities, crafts and prizes, with all proceeds going to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society on behalf of MS is BS.

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Challenge Walk 2010 in Review

First off, I have to start this post off by thanking the amazing folks who helped orchestrate yet another Challenge Walk that was even more inspiring than the first.  CCW 2010 went by in...

Bike MS Riders Support Lexi in 2010 Event

Recently, team captain and MS fighter, Lexi Franklin, was approached by the NMSS to participate in Bike MS 2010 as a Bike Champions. Various riders are paired up with individuals who’ve been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, and the participants ride for them in the event.

Capital Challenge Walk Commercial featuring MS is BS

At the Walk MS 5K, the National MS Society was on hand to record a few sound bites and shots of team MS is BS in action. Co-captains Lexi Franklin and Angela Gunder shared their thoughts on why this is such an important cause and why they’ve chosen to participate in the 50K in September.

Interview with Delegate Ken Plum

MS is BS team captain, Lexi Franklin, met with Delegate Ken Plum on his show The Virginia Report to discuss her personal experience with multiple sclerosis and her involvement with the National MS Society. ...