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Events

  • LIVESTREAM - Fall Education Session: Women & PD

    Fall Education Session - Women & PD: How Parkinson’s disease Impacts Women

    Join us from the comfort of your own home via livestream. Historically, Parkinson’s care has been based on research that has focused too narrowly on men or neglected to consider relevant gender differences. Join us to learn about the risk factors for developing Parkinson’s and common symptoms women present with throughout their progression. Hear recommended treatment options for woman and the differences in treatment between men and women with Parkinson’s disease. Education session is free to attend.

    Thursday, October 4, 2018

    10:00 – 2:00pm

    Registration is required. Please RSVP by Monday, October 1. Visit Parkinson.org/Minnesota/events or email minnesotainfo@parkinson.org or call 763-545-1272

    Fee(s): 
    FREE
    Contact Name: 
    Erin McGee
    Contact Email: 
    minnestoainfo@parkinson.org
    Contact Phone: 
    763-545-1272
    Event Image: 
    Event Date Min: 
    Thursday, October 4, 2018
    Event Location: 
    United States
    Event Chapter: 
    Minnesota
  • Bank of America Chicago Marathon

    Fundraising Commitment: $1,500

    The Bank of America Chicago Marathon is known for its flat and fast course that travels through one of the world’s most magnificent cities. You will enjoy the support of 1.7 million spectators while running through 29 neighborhoods. When you run with Parkinson's Champions you will be running one of the largest marathons in the country to achieve a personal goal. But for the 1 million Americans living with Parkinson's disease, it means so much more.

    Parkinson's Champions Runners receive:

    • Complimentary race entry
    • Champions running singlet  for race day
    • Personalized online fundraising page
    • Invitation to race weekend events including pre-race pasta party for you and a guest
    • One-on-one fundraising support

    Register as an individual or grab friends, family and colleagues to form a team to train and fundraise together!

    To participate with Champions in the 2018 Bank of America Chicago Marathon, fill out the application below. If you have questions, send an email to champions@parkinson.org. For more information, visit the Bank of America Chicago Marathon website.

    Contact Name: 
    Parkinson's Foundation
    Contact Email: 
    champions@parkinson.org
    Contact Phone: 
    1-800-4PD-INFO (473-4636)
    Event Date Min: 
    Sunday, October 7, 2018
    Event Location: 
    Chicago, IL
    United States
  • Fall Volunteer Training

    Are you a Moving Day Team Captain? Do you currently serve as an ambassador for the Parkinson's Foundation in the community? Are you interested in getting deeper involved with the Parkinson's Foundation as a volunteer? Join us for our Fall Volunteer training on October 11, 2018! This training is designed to equip our current and prospective volunteers with up-to-date information about the work of the Parkinson's Foundation. Feel confident in your ability answer questions like:

    • How does the foundation continue to explore understanding Parkinson’s through research?
    • How does the Parkinson's Foundation equip and empower people with Parkinson's?
    • What does it mean to ensure better care for everyone with Parkinson's?

    We are offering two identical volunteering training sessions on October 11 - morning (10:30 am - 12 pm) and evening (5:30 pm - 7 pm). Please RSVP for the session that works best for you. If you have questions or need help registering for this event please contact our office via email (minnesotainfo@parkinson.org) or call 763-545-1272.

    Contact Email: 
    minnesotainfo@parkinson.org
    Contact Phone: 
    763-545-1272
    Event Image: 
    Event Date Min: 
    Thursday, October 11, 2018
    Event Location: 
    8085 Wayzata Blvd
    Golden Valley, MN 55426
    United States
    Event Chapter: 
    Minnesota
  • Moving Day Boston

    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!

    Contact Name: 
    Francesca Villa
    Contact Email: 
    fvilla@parkinson.org
    Contact Phone: 
    617-657-0788
    Event Date Min: 
    Saturday, October 13, 2018
    Event Location: 
    DCR Artesani Park
    Boston, MA 02135
    United States
  • Patient and Family Symposium: Annual Keystone Symposia-Northwestern Memorial Hospital

    Center of Excellence, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, will be hosting its Annual Patient and Family Symposium on October 13, 2018, from 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Registration is required. Please visit link for details: https://classes.nmh.org/listing/detail/Parkinson%27s+Disease+Symposium

    Contact Name: 
    Pam Palmentera
    Contact Phone: 
    312-926-8400
    Event Date Min: 
    Saturday, October 13, 2018
    Event Location: 
    Chicago, IL
    United States
    Event Chapter: 
    Chicago
  • Uncorked Chicago

    Location

    Press Kitchen at Lakeshore Sport & Fitness
    211 North Stetson Chicago, IL
    United States
    US

    Join us for an exclusive tasting of some of the world’s greatest wines accompanied by gourmet food pairings and delightful conversation all to benefit the Parkinson’s Foundation.  Because of the great wines being showcased, there are only limited spaces available so please buy your tickets early!

    Uncorked Chicago will feature wine tables with samplings including the following:

    • Champagne including Krug, Dom Perignon, Cristal and more!
    • Legends of Napa Valley including Mondavi To Kalon and Inglenook’s Rubicon
    • Iconic Blends including Phelp’s Insignia and Opus One
    • Expressions of Pinot Noir
    • Worldly Whites
    • “Blind Table” featuring wines donated from our board and friends

    A Master Sommelier will be available to assist in the tastings and the Press Kitchen Head Chef will create gourmet food pairing to accompany the wine offering. 

    Dr. Tonya Simuni and Dr. Jennifer Goldman will be Chicago: Uncorked guests of honor.

    Fee(s): 
    $500
    Contact Name: 
    Sara O'Hare
    Contact Email: 
    sohare@parkinson.org
    Contact Phone: 
    312-794-7290
    Event Image: 
    Event Date Min: 
    Saturday, October 13, 2018
    Event Location: 
    211 North Stetson
    Chicago, IL 60601
    United States
    Event Chapter: 
    Chicago
  • Moving Day Chicago

    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!

    Contact Name: 
    Alex Costelle
    Contact Email: 
    acostelle@parkinson.org
    Contact Phone: 
    312-201-4099
    Event Date Min: 
    Sunday, October 14, 2018
    Event Location: 
    Lincoln Park - South Fields
    Chicago, IL
    United States
    Event Chapter: 
    Chicago
  • Edmond J. Safra Visiting Nurse Faculty Program

    Are you a nurse educator? Apply to The Edmond J. Safra Visiting Nurse Faculty Program at the Parkinson’s Foundation to help us prepare the next generation of nurses to care for the growing population of people with Parkinson’s disease (PD).

    The 40-hour accredited train the trainer Nurse Faculty Program improves PD nursing care by training faculty leaders across the U.S. to educate nursing students.

    Nurses are critical to Parkinson's care. Considering the growing number of people living with Parkinson's and the shortage of neurologists specializing in the disease, it is pressing that we prepare nurses to treat Parkinson's. 

    To date the program has trained nearly 220 nurses who in turn train 20,000 nursing students each year to meet this need.

    Event Date Min: 
    Tuesday, October 16, 2018 to Friday, October 19, 2018
    Event Location: 
    University of Alabama at Birmingham
    Birmingham, AL 35294
    United States

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