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PDF Champions to Host Martinis & Bellinis for Parkinson’s Research at Harvest Bistro & Bar in Closter, NJ, on Thursday, March 3

WHAT:  Norwood, NJ, resident Stephanie Goldman-Pittel is inviting her community to Harvest Bistro & Bar in Closter, NJ, for post-work cocktails to support the Parkinson’s cause. She and her fellow co-chairs from nearby communities are hosting Martinis & Bellinis, their third annual Helping Hours event to benefit the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation (PDF) on Thursday, March 3 from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM. The evening will feature a special tasting of assorted martinis and bellinis, gourmet dinner and silent auction.

WHO:  The Parkinson's Disease Foundation (PDF) led by event Co-Chairs Stephanie Goldman-Pittel of Norwood, Amy Sole of Mountain Lakes and Doug Stern of Demarest, NJ, and Committee Members Josh Bernstein of New York, NY, Donna Brower of Mountain Lakes, Cheryl Phillip of Closter, Garen Sass of Norwood, Jennifer Hoehn Stern of Closter, Mara Wallach of Closter and Julia Weksler of Norwood. The event is a PDF Champions Helping Hours, a signature event where friends can enjoy a night out while supporting Parkinson’s research. PDF supports the scientific research and ideas that will improve the lives and futures of people who are touched by Parkinson’s disease. Since its founding in 1957, PDF has invested more than $157 million in research, education and advocacy programs.

WHY:  The three Co-Chairs formed this event in honor of their loved ones who live with PD. Mrs. Goldman-Pittel, also a PDF Board Member, adds, “I am invested in PDF’s efforts for the nearly one million people in the US, including my father, living with Parkinson’s. We’re thrilled that by bringing together our community each year for a warm evening out, we can raise critical funds for research and help PDF end Parkinson’s.” Since 2014, the Helping Hours events have raised more than $47,000 for Parkinson’s research.

WHEN:  Thursday, March 3, 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM.

WHERE:  Harvest Bistro & Bar, 252 Schraalenburgh Rd., Closter, NJ 07624 

HOW:  Registration to attend is $125.

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