News & Events

 Welcome to the website for Tennessee affiliate of the Huntington’s Disease Society of America. We are a statewide affiliate of the HDSA, striving to offer support to those affected by Huntington’s disease throughout the Volunteer State of Tennessee.  We align ourselves with the mission of the national HDSA: To improve the lives of people with Huntington’s disease and their families.

To further those goals, we currently offer a support group in Middle Tennessee, educational events throughout the state, and a variety of fundraising events in all parts of the state.

Middle Tennessee Support Group – Second Thursday of each month – Skyline Medical Center – Auditorium A – 6:30 p.m. For more information, contact Melissa Darnall at

Interested in participating in a Knoxville Support Group?   Contact Mark Bascom at

Tennessee Affiliate Board MeetingSaturday, July 26, 10:30 a.m. -  Roan Conference Room, Brentwood Library.  Anyone interested in working to improve the lives of Tennesseans with HD is welcome.  If you wish to join the meeting by phone or Skype (without video, if you choose), contact Nancy Hale at

 Educational Events

Knoxville - TBA

Fun While We Raise Funds

Saturday, August 16 - Songwriters' Night Benefit -- Cure HD 2014 - Carrabba's Green Hills, Nashville - Only a few tickets left.  Call Kim Sellers at (615) 419-8805 to purchase tickets.   Entertainment and a four-course dinner - $50.

Saturday, September 13 - Chattanooga - Coolidge Park - Team Hope 5K.

Golf for a Cure - October 13- Mirimichi Golf Course, Memphis.  To register, go to

Saturday, October 18 – Mt. Juliet - Charlie Daniels Park – Team Hope Walk/5K for Huntington’s Disease.


HDSA National Convention - June 20 - 22

The  29th Annual HDSA National Convention in Louisville, KY  is just around the corner.