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Events

  • Picnic in the Park for Moving Day Columbus

    Join us any time between 1pm and 4pm as we kickoff our 2019 Moving Day season with a picnic! Grab some FREE food while you check out the new walk location, play games, pick-up yard signs, get moving, and more!  There is no fundraising level required in order to attend and all participants are welcome. Team Captains who attend will earn a reward.

    If you aren't yet registered for the event, we will have members of the Moving Day Columbus planning committee available to help get you and your team registered to move with us!

    Location

    Wolfe Park
    105 Park Drive, Columbus, OH 42309
    United States
    US
    Event Location: 
    105 Park Drive
    Columbus, OH 43209
    United States
    Fee(s): 
    Free
    Contact Name: 
    Allison Lenz
    Contact Email: 
    alenz@parkinson.org
    Contact Phone: 
    614-918-7308
    Event Date Min: 
    Sunday, July 28, 2019
    Event Chapter: 
    Ohio
  • Mind, Mood and Motion - Mankato

    Thursday, August 1, 2019
    1 p.m. — 3:30 p.m.

    Changes in thinking and memory can affect both people with Parkinson’s and their care partners, family and friends. The Mind, Mood, and Motion program will teach participants about these changes and the steps they can take in their daily lives to reduce the effects these symptoms might have.

    People with Parkinson's, their family, care partners, and anyone serving the Parkinson's community are welcome to attend.

    Speaker:
    Dr. Colum MacKinnon
    University of Minnesota

    There is no charge to attend, but registration is required.

    Event Location: 
    VINE Adult Community Center — 5th Floor
    421 East Hickory Street
    Mankato, MN 56001
    United States
    Fee(s): 
    FREE
    Contact Name: 
    Erin McGee
    Contact Email: 
    minnesotainfo@parkinson.org
    Contact Phone: 
    (763) 545-1272
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    Event Date Min: 
    Thursday, August 1, 2019
    Event Chapter: 
    Minnesota
  • Golf for Parkinson's

     

    The Parkinson's Foundation Minnesota is once again hosting our annual Golf for Parkinson's event. Join us  on August 5, 2019 and take part in the 17th annual Golf for Parkinson's benefitting the Parkinson's Foundation Minnesota. We are looking forward to another great day on the course! Golfer registration will open July 1! If you are interested in becoming a sponsor for this year's Golf for Parkinson's event, please contact our office by emailing minnesotainfo@parkinson.org or call 763-545-1272.

     

    Golfers ($250) This includes golf cart for two, a forecaddie for each four-some, lunch, dinner, and the opportunity to win a pro shop credit and a variety of fun prizes.

     

    The day will also include a silent auction, on-the-course games and competitions, a few fun surprises and many opportunities to learn more about how the Parkinson's Foundation Minnesota is building better lives for those affect by Parkinson's Disease.

    Event Schedule:

    11:30 am - Registration Opens & Lunch Service

    1:30 pm - Shotgun Start for the Tournament

    5:30 pm - Cocktail Hour

    6:30 pm - Putting Event

    7:15 pm - Dinner & Program

     

     

    Event Location: 
    Minnesota Valley Country Club
    6300 Auto Club Road
    Bloomington, MN 55438
    United States
    Contact Email: 
    minnesotainfo@parkinson.org
    Contact Phone: 
    7635451272
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    Event Date Min: 
    Monday, August 5, 2019
    Event Chapter: 
    Minnesota
  • Parkinson's Disease Symposium

    Free Symposium, Open to the Public

    13th Annual University of Kansas Medical Center — Parkinson's Disease Symposium

    Saturday, August 10, 2019
    Overland Park — Main Ballroom

    8 a.m. – Informational Booths
    9 a.m. – Presentation Begins

    Light snacks, coffee and water will be provided.

    Parking is free of charge outside the Marriott.

    Event Location: 
    Overland Park Marriott
    10800 Metcalf
    Overland Park, KS 66210
    United States
    Fee(s): 
    FREE
    Contact Name: 
    KU Medical Center
    Contact Phone: 
    (913) 588-0013
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    Event Date Min: 
    Saturday, August 10, 2019
    Event Chapter: 
    Heartland
  • Parkinson's, Sleep and Me - Minnesota

    Tuesday, August 13, 2019
    10 a.m. — 2 p.m.

    Please join us for this important discussion on how Parkinson's disease affects sleep, and ways you can get a better night's sleep while living with PD.

    A good night’s sleep is critical to our health and well-being. However, for people with Parkinson’s disease, sleep becomes even more important as the body needs more time to restore and repair itself.

    Speaker:
    Michael Howell, MD
    Associate Professor, Department of Neurology
    University of Minnesota
    Medical Director, Fairview Sleep Services- Edina

    There is no charge to attend, but registration is required.

    Event Location: 
    Maplewood Community Center
    2100 White Bear Ave N
    Maplewood, MN 55109
    United States
    Fee(s): 
    FREE
    Contact Name: 
    Erin McGee
    Contact Email: 
    minnesotainfo@parkinson.org
    Contact Phone: 
    (763) 545-1272
    Event Date Min: 
    Tuesday, August 13, 2019
    Event Chapter: 
    Minnesota
  • Get Moving at Topgolf

    Tuesday, August 13, 2019
    4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

    Check-in at 4 p.m.
    Program starts at 4:30 p.m.

    Join us for appetizers, excellent speakers and lots of golf! 
    Learn about the role of exercise in managing Parkinson's and safe ways to incorporate exercise into your daily lives.

    Speaker:
    Leslie Wolfe, PT, DPT, NCS
    Clinical Specialist at OhioHealth Neurologic Rehabilitation

    This program is open to people with Parkinson's and their loved ones.

    There is no charge to attend, but registration is required.
    Heavy hor d'oeuvres provided.

    This program is made possible through the generous support of Bill and Marlene Perdan.

    Event Location: 
    Topgolf Columbus
    2000 Ikea Way
    Columbus, OH 43240
    United States
    Fee(s): 
    FREE
    Contact Name: 
    Parkinson's Foundation Ohio
    Contact Email: 
    slevy@parkinson.org
    Contact Phone: 
    (614) 505-5729
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    Event Date Min: 
    Tuesday, August 13, 2019
    Event Chapter: 
    Ohio
  • Women and PD: Closing the Gender Gap- Largo

    Saturday, August 17, 2019
    9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

    Check-in, breakfast and visit exhibitors at 9 a.m.
    Program starts at 10 a.m.

    Men and women experience Parkinson’s disease differently, as it relates to their symptoms, medications, medical care and support services. The Parkinson’s Foundation is shedding light on and finding solutions for women-specific issues to help improve the health and well-being of women with PD. Join us for this important event for women with Parkinson’s, their families, friends, spouses or support persons.

    Speaker:
    Heather Herrema, DO
    Movement Disorders Specialist
    Central Neurology

    There is no charge to attend, but advanced registration is required.
    Breakfast will be provided.

    We would like to thank the Palms of Largo facility and staff for hosting this event!

    Special thanks to our sponsor: US WorldMeds

    Event Location: 
    Regal Palms
    300 Lake Avenue N.
    Largo, FL 33771
    United States
    Fee(s): 
    FREE
    Contact Name: 
    Crista Ellis
    Contact Email: 
    floridainfo@parkinson.org.
    Contact Phone: 
    (305) 537 - 9960
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    Event Date Min: 
    Saturday, August 17, 2019
    Event Chapter: 
    South Florida
    South Palm Beach County
  • Women and PD: Closing the Gender Gap- Sandy Springs

    Saturday, August 24, 2019
    9:30 a.m. — 1 p.m.

    Check-in and refreshments at 9 a.m.
    Program starts at 9:30 a.m.

    Men and women experience Parkinson’s disease differently, as it relates to their symptoms, medications, medical care and support services. The Parkinson’s Foundation is shedding light on and finding solutions for women-specific issues to help improve the health and well-being of women with PD.

    Join us for this important event for women with Parkinson’s, their families, friends, spouses or support persons.

    View our agenda at parkinson.org/ATLedu.

    Speakers: 

    Madeleine Hackney, PhD
    Atlanta VA Health Care System, Emory University School of Medicine

    Jamie Hatcher-Martin, MD, PhD
    Emory University School of Medicine

    Randi Jones, PhD
    Licensed Psychologist, Researcher

    There is no charge to attend, but registration is required. 

    Special thanks to our annual partners: US World Meds and Amneal Pharmaceuticals.

    Event Location: 
    Heritage Sandy Springs
    6110 Blue Stone Road
    Sandy Springs, GA 30328
    United States
    Fee(s): 
    FREE
    Contact Name: 
    Annie Long
    Contact Email: 
    along@parkinson.org
    Contact Phone: 
    (770) 450-0792
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    Event Date Min: 
    Saturday, August 24, 2019
    Event Chapter: 
    Georgia
  • Moving Day Columbus

    Moving Day is more than just a walk. It raises awareness and funds to improve the lives of people living with Parkinson’s disease and advance toward a cure.  This inspiring event brings together people of all ages and abilities for family-friendly fun and activities.  Moving Day highlights movement and exercise as symbols of hope and progress because of their essential role in treating Parkinson’s disease. Take part in a variety of movement activities such as yoga, Tai Chi, boxing, dance, and much more.  Whether you are part of a team or join as an individual, you’ll get a chance to move with hundreds of supporters who share a common goal – to help beat Parkinson’s.  Register today!

    Event Location: 
    105 Park Dr
    Columbus, OH 43209
    United States
    Contact Name: 
    Allison Lenz
    Contact Email: 
    alenz@parkinson.org
    Contact Phone: 
    614-918-7308
    Event Date Min: 
    Sunday, September 8, 2019

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