Upcoming Events

  • 2020 Advocacy Day
    • 03/17/20209:30am - 3:00pm
    •  2020 ADVOCACY DAY 
       MARCH 17, 2020

      SIGN-IN: 9:30 A.M. – 10:00 A.M.

      BREAKFAST/GREETINGS: 10:00 A.M. – 10:30 A.M.


      LUNCH: NOON – 1:00 P.M.

      LEGISLATOR MEETINGS: 1:00 P.M. – 3:00 P.M. 

      Throughout the day, our advocates will have the opportunity to connect with each other and share their experiences of living with epilepsy. Participants will also take part in a thorough training session where they will learn about our legislative priorities and how to effectively engage their legislators. We will teach all participants how to be continued advocates for the epilepsy community with their legislators following our 2020 Advocacy Day.

      Following the training session, our advocates will have the opportunity to meet with their legislators to share their stories and urge for support of our 2020 legislative priorities.

      During this exciting day, we will have the privilege of having numerous state legislators stop by to speak about epilepsy and take photos with our advocates.

      To sign up please email Mike Finley at michael@epilepsyct.com
  • 4th Annual Gengras Ice Bowl
    • 03/20/20204:00pm - 7:00pm
    •  4th Annual Gengras Ice Bowl

      The 4th Annual Gengras Center Ice Bowl is planned for Friday, March 20 from ~4:15 - 7 p.m. (time includes floor hockey game and post-game pizza dinner).  The game will be played at USJ’s O’Connell Athletic Center; the pizza will be enjoyed at the Gengras Center – attendees are asked to park at the Gengras Center; bus shuttles will run to and from the O’Connell Center.  Come celebrate the Gengras Family and support the Epilepsy Foundation of Connecticut!

  • Trivia Night- Danbury
    • 03/25/20206:00pm - 8:00pm

       Come join us for a fun night of trivia with Bar Rated Trivia and support people with epilepsy in Connecticut! 

      • • Ticket price: $30 for each trivia player
      • • Trivia teams can be 1-4 people
      • • Mulligans can be purchased for $5- Get a correct answer and improve your chances to win!
      • • 50/50 raffle will be held
      • • $200 cash prize to the winning trivia team at all events!
      **Please note a minimum of 15 people must be pre-registered for the event to take place***
      Register online on our trivia night page:


      Date: Wednesday, March 25th
      Location: Pippa's Sports Cafe', Danbury CT
      Check-In: 6:00PM
      Trivia Game Begins: 6:30PM
      ***Pippa's will be donating 15% of tips that evening to EFCT***

Next Event

Trivia Night

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  • February 16th
  • Diamond Pub & Grill, Glastonbury CT
  • Thank you for a wonderful inservice program today. The Norwalk school nurses could not speak more highly of your presentation. We all learned so much about the different types of seizures, treatment modalities, and implications for care in the school setting. It was a very valuable workshop.

    Grace - School Nurse Supervisor
  • Monica - On behalf of all the New Britain School Nurses I want to thank you for coming to speak to us yesterday. We found your program to be informative and engaging. Personally I wanted to let you know that multiple nurses reached out to me today to tell me how much they enjoyed the program and how valuable they found the information. They were especially pleased that the information provided was...

    Jacqueline H. Maddy MSN RN Nursing Supervisor
  • Thank you for providing a training for Mitchell/Thames Academy. Each time I see one of your presentations I learn something new, a sign of an excellent presenter! I hope this presentation is the start of many on campus. Here’s to a campaign on epilepsy awareness….removing the fear!

    Stacey A. Torpey LPC, NCC Mitchell College
  • I take care of 3 clients who all have a different type of seizure and I am now well informed to look for their different types of signs. I would love to have Allison back again! Thank you!

    AI Prince Technical High School LPN Program Student
  • Dear Allison - Thank you so very much for coming to our school to discuss epilepsy and speaking specifically about how we may support our new student. You were incredibly helpful and informative. Thanks for all you do!

    Head of School
  • I just wanted to say Thank You for taking the time to come to my school and present on seizure disorders. It was helpful and I really appreciated your time.

    Harriett, School Nurse
  • “Perfect spot for the event. Well run. Nice walk. Enjoyed the time with friends for a good cause.

    Sharon's Ride.Run.Walk. Participant
  • “I think that everything was great! My team has been playing for years and I think that it gets better every year!”

    Mud Volleyball Team Captain

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