Make Noise for Natalie! Help the Fight Against Lyme Disease

For: Natalie Schmitz
Organizer: Scott Zweibel
Make Noise for Natalie! Help the Fight Against Lyme Disease (Natalie Schmitz)
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The Story

Lyme is a monster.  It can lurk in the system, mask itself as other symptoms, pains, and possible diagnoses. Lyme takes your energy, disrupts the body, and can cause severe damage to the nervous system.  Unfortunately Lyme Disease can go undetected for years.  Very few doctors are Lyme literate, and fewer know how to properly treat it.  Not all Lyme cases are as simple as a tick bite, rash, and a few weeks of antibiotics...some treatments last years, cost thousands and thousands of dollars, and put lives on hold. 

You all know Natalie as a beautiful, happy, vibrant young woman.  She lives for travel, events with friends, leading as an engineer, and for riding her motorcycle.  Natalie loves the rumble of her Harley...and since the onset of her body pains, fatigue, and sensitivity she has not been able to ride (nor do many other "normal" things).

Natalie is currently undergoing rigorous treatment, and it's very costly.  Not just the medical bills, but time away from work, her loved ones, and her life.  Lyme Disease cannot be allowed to run her life.

We are very fortunate to have support from our friends, family and local community.  We are trying to raise awareness and funds for others in the local and national Lyme networks so that all may have access to testing and treatments.  Please consider donating to her cause, all proceeds from events and donations benefit ILADS, The International Lyme and Associated Disease Society.

Let's rev our engines and make some noise for Natalie.  With help from you, other Lyme organizations, and the Lyme community we can raise awareness and funds.

This year we are hosting a 9-hole golf event at The Lakes at El Segundo, on Sunday December 13th, 2015 starting at 2pm.  We have some great sponsors and will have a post-golf social with live music, food/drinks, and prizes, t-shirts, and MORE (starting approx 4pm on the patio)! 

If you don't ride golf, please attend...the putting green and driving range will be open during the event for kids and non-golfers.  We will be having a golf outfit contest for the teams, and we need judges!

Please see the sign up details in the updates to this page, and on our Facebook Page.

Page on FaceBook: MakeNoiseforNatalie

Thank you all for your support!

Fundraiser Updates

Posted on October 13, 2015

Posted on October 13, 2015

Sign Up is now open for the 9-hole Golf Tournament

Dec 13th, 2pm at The Lakes at El Segundo
Individual Registration is $45
Foursomes are $160

Please let your name(s) during registration.

CLICK "DONATE NOW" to sign up!

Posted on October 11, 2015

Posted on October 11, 2015

What: The 2nd Annual Make Noise for Natalie Lyme Disease Awareness Event

Where: The Lakes at El Segundo

When: Dec. 13th, 2015
Golf begins 2pm
Patio opens for Food/Drink 4pm

Who: You, Your golfing buddies, and your friends and family.

How: Golfers need to register on hit the 'Donate Now' button and make sure you include your name and indicate 'golf tournament.'

Individual Registration is $45 per player

You may register a foursome for $160 ($20 discount) please list your 4 golfers at time of payment.

Friends, family, and non-golfers are encouraged to attend. On-site donation of $15 per person is recommended as we will have catered food available, prizes, and activities for all.

Come out in your best Caddyshack attire and be loud on the course to fight against Lyme.

We will have each hole sponsored by a local business, prizes for closest to the pin, and best dressed foursome, highest energy / most fun foursome, and other great prizes.

Come out and Make Noise Against Lyme Disease!!!

- The Lakes has rental clubs available for a fee if you need them.
- We will help pair up solo golfers. Bring your energy!
- Check in opens at 1:30pm on event day.
- Live music will begin at 4:00pm with Kapali Long
- The putting green and driving range will be available for the kids and non-golfers.
- Catering on site provided by The Source Cafe in Hermosa.
- We will have t-shirts or giveaways for all.

Thank you to our sponsors, supporters and volunteers. I'm looking forward to a great event!!

Please note ALL donations this year benefit ILADS International Lyme and Associated Disease Society.

Posted on October 2, 2014

Posted on October 2, 2014

Hey Folks!

The BIG Make Noise for Natalie event is this Saturday Oct 4th at Suzy's Bar & Grill in Hermosa Beach.  4pm starts the Motorcycle Ride, and 6pm starts the LIVE MUSIC and DRINKS!

Come out and show your support for Natalie and the Lyme Community.
- We will have tshirts
- Over a dozen great silent auction items
- Live music from Kapali Long & the Society
- Food and Drink specials all night from Suzy's
- Tons of door prizes
- And much, much more!!

All proceeds go to Natalie, other Lyme patients she has befriended, and the LymeLight Foundation.

Ride Against Lyme, Ride for Natalie!!

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