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The Fourth Annual Thomas Mills Stepping Out to Cure Scleroderma Walk/5K

Registration will close Tuesday, June 5 at 5 p.m. After this time, please register day of at the event. Thank you.

Where: Timmerman Trail at Cayce Riverwalk (1120 Fort Congaree Road, Cayce, SC  29033)

When: Saturday, June 9, 2018

Time: 8:30 a.m.

Register here:

Questions: eamil us at 


Friday Night Dessert Reception

For Columbia Area

Scleroderma Patients & Guests

June 8, 2018

7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Featured Speaker – Richard M. Silver, M.D.

Marriott Courtyard Cayce

1125 Fort Congaree Trail

Cayce, South Carolina 29033

Admission is Free    

RSVP required by Wednesday, June 6, 2018

                                               to 864-617-0237 or

And they're off!

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Chapter Support Group Meetings

  • Save the date for the Greenville Support Group's next meeting on May 19, 2018 at 2 1:30 p.m. at the MD360 clinic in Powdersville, South Carolina. If you are interested in attending this group, please email the South Carolina Chapter at and provide your email and regular mail addresses so that you can be added to the mailing list. 
  • Save the date for the quarterly PiedmontScleroderma Support Group meeting that is scheduled for June 14, 2018 at the Piedmont Medical Center located in Rock Hill, SC.  Dr. Silver will present the latest results and progress of Scleroderma research conducted at MUSC, and there will also be a celebration of the group's 5th anniversary since a new (current) support group was reformed with Kay and Jerry Misik as support group leaders. Please feel free to contact the support group leaders Kay or Jerry with questions at

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About Us

Board of Directors
Susan Melvin, President
Karen Kemper, PhD., Vice President
Jeannie Freeman, Treasurer
Frances Parrish, Secretary

Contact Information

Scleroderma Foundation, South Carolina Chapter
713-D East Greenville Street
Box 194
Anderson, SC 29621
Phone: 864-617-0237

Board Members

  • Laura Baur
  • Bobby Francis
  • Katherine Gorritti








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