Presentations and Events

April 26
Professor Holly Ahern will be a guest speaker at the 4th Annual Midcoast Lyme Disease Support & Education Conference

LOCATION:  Augusta Civic Center (Augusta, Maine) on Saturday, April 28th from 8am-5pm, supported by an educational grant from the Lyme Disease Association, Inc.
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May 4

Guilderland Garden Club presents “Seminar on Lyme Disease and Other Tick-borne Illnesses
Speakers:  Prof. Holly Ahern, Microbiologist, SUNY Adirondack, Co-Founder and Vice President Lyme Action Network; Christina Fisk, Co-Founder and President, Lyme Action Network; Jennifer Baer, Nurse Practitioner and Lyme disease specialist; Joellen Lampman,Community IPM Extension Specialist, NYS Integrated Pest Management Program, Cornell University. Linda Reeves(patient/advocate; Guilderland Garden Club member).
LOCATION: Farnsworth Middle School, 6072 State Farm Rd. (Rt. 155) Guilderland, NY 12084

May 31

1st Annual “Fight the Bite” Party  “A Night in Havana”

Fundraiser to benefit Lyme Action Network
Friday, 7:00pm – 11:00pm
LOCATION: June Farms – 275 Parker Road – West Sand Lake, NY


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June 3

SAVE THE DATE:  More details to come.  The Legislature and the Governor cut ALL funding for Lyme disease out of the budget for fiscal 2019-20.  NO EDUCATION PROGRAMS!  NO AWARENESS PROGRAMS!  NO RESEARCH MONEY!  We need to educate our legislators!
LOCATION:  LOB “The Well” corridor leading to the Capitol. Lyme Action Network will have a table there.  Plan to pick up materials from us to bring to YOUR legislator.  Watch this space for updates. Time and exact location to be announced.


June 11

“Lyme Disease: New Research, New Challenges” 

Lyme Action Network presents a new film, Experts Address the Serious Consequences of Lyme and Tick-borne Diseases, produced by the Stand 4 Lyme Foundation.  Speakers will also offer insights into research currently underway; an update on clinical recommendations; and an assessment of the political landscape. Q&A to follow.  Speakers will include Prof. Holly Ahern, microbiologist and co-founder and vice-president of the Lyme Action Network; Ronald Stram, MD, The Stram Center, Delmar, NY ; and Christina Fisk, President of the Lyme Action Network.
LOCATION:  H. Dutcher Community Room, Saratoga Springs Public Library,  6:30pm – 8:30pm.  Free and open to the public.