November 2018


Author: Roisin McCormackPublished: 25 October 2018

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Communication and Swallow Workshop, Langley, Canada

This full day interactive workshop, run by speech language pathologist Sherri Zelazny, is designed for people with Parkinson’s who are experiencing communication and swallowing challenges. A catered lunch will be provided. Tickets are CAD $35 for a non-member and $60 for couples.


Parkinson’s UK Does Strictly 2018, Belfast, UK

Parkinson’s UK has paired up with a local dance company in Belfast, Northern Ireland to create the first Parkinson’s UK Does Strictly event. Dig out your dancing shoes and learn to tango whilst raising money for a brilliant cause. £15 per ticket.


MDS-ES 2nd School for Nurses Involved with Parkinson’s Disease, Bridgend, UK

This event in Bridgend, Wales, is designed for nurses who work within a neurology setting in the UK and Europe. Nurses are offered the opportunity to examine patients with Parkinson’s and attend lectures and panel discussions with specialists.


TCS New York City Marathon, US

Join 40,000 runners and take on the iconic TCS New York City Marathon for Parkinson’s. Make your way through the five boroughs of the city before finishing in the beautiful Central Park, Manhattan. Entry fees start from US $255.


An Evening with David Plummer, Oxted, UK

Attend an intimate and inspiring evening with wildlife photographer David Plummer, as he talks all things nature, photography and Parkinson’s. Tickets are £12 and include champagne and canapés.


Ladies Lunch, Glasgow, UK

Look your best for this women-only fundraising event in Glasgow, Scotland. Spend the afternoon enjoying drinks, a two-course lunch, music and an auction with fantastic prizes. Tickets are £45.


Turkey Trot for Parkinson’s, Virginia, US

Why not spend your Thanksgiving morning competing in a 5K run, or ‘turkey trot’, to raise vital funds for the Michael J Fox Foundation. Registration costs US $35. The run starts at 9am at the Workhouse Arts Center in Virginia, US.

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