Tag: Moving Day

The Parkinson's Foundation Moving Day goes virtual

The Parkinson's Foundation Moving Day goes virtual
Albuquerque. Baltimore. Baton Rouge. Broward. Central NY. Charleston. Cleveland. DC. Dayton. Fresno. Kansas City. Lexington. Little Rock. Milwaukee. Nashville. Omaha. Orange County. Rhode Island. Sacramento. San Francisco. San Jose. South Alabama. Southeastern Pa. Tampa Bay. Twin Cities. Ventura County. Winston-Salem. What do these United States communities have in common? All of them were scheduled to... Read more »

April was Parkinson's Disease awareness month

April was Parkinson's Disease awareness month
Today is the final day of April. Thirty days that under our current living conditions have seemed like one hundred. Most of us are ready for April to end and move into May. We’re hopeful it will be better. April is also a huge month in our Parkinson’s community. It’s thirty days where PD is out... Read more »

You'll never walk alone

You'll never walk alone
Sunday morning. October 14th. Lincoln Park. Just south of the zoo. Just west of the lake. Time to take a walk! This week is the annual Moving Day walk sponsored by the Parkinson’s Foundation. It’s the yearly event that helps raises money to make the lives of people with Parkinson’s Disease better. It’s one of... Read more »

More Than A Walk In The Park: Moving Day-Chicago 2015

Yesterday was Moving Day-Chicago 2015. It’s the annual fundraising event for the local branch of the National Parkinson’s Foundation. You couldn’t get a more beautiful day if you asked for it from whatever deity you believe in. More than 1500 people came out to walk, bond, tell stories and have a great time…and oh yeah…the... Read more »

Parkinson's Awareness Month:30 Days-30 Stories/ Day Fifteen- Moving Day in Pictures

Boca/ High School volunteers
On October 19, 2014 The National Parkinson’s Foundation will sponsor the 3rd annual Moving Day, in Chicago. There will be over 20 of these events nationwide. Here’s a look at some pictures from last years Moving Days. The Chicago pictures were ones I took at last year’s event.

Parkinson's Moving Day 2014; What It Means To Me

Spring is around the corner. Get ready for the start of the charity walk/run season. 5k’s, half-marathons and even full marathons all trying to raise money and awareness for specific charities. Moving Day is what the National Parkinson’s Disease Foundation calls their events. Last years 5k, in Chicago, raised more than $350,000. That was $100,000... Read more »

A Look at 2013

This is my last Blog for 2013…please hold your applause. It started as a way to talk about the effects of Parkinson’s Disease and while that’s still the main focus, like every ChicagoNow Blogger, I can write about whatever I like, at any time. Freedom of the Press, baby!! Power to the people! So for... Read more »

You Think You Have It Bad

Sunday was the National Parkinson’s Foundation Moving Day event in Chicago. Here’s the basics…. It’s a 5K walk/run. There was a crowd of about 2,000 people. 1,500 people walking. Their goal was raising $250,000. They exceeded that raising $350,00 and counting (still taking money. they’ll be glad to take yours). It’s a lot of work... Read more »

2nd Annual Parkinson's Disease Moving Day 5K

A cool..well cold day for a walk in the park
Yesterday was the 2nd Parkinson’s Moving Day 5K. An estimated 2000 people attended the event. More than $350,000 was raised.

Moving Day

Less than a week remains until the National Parkinson’s Foundation Moving Day- Chicago. The event takes place Sunday, October 20, in Lincoln Park. I’ve been looking forward to this for months. It’s a 5K but that’s just part of what will be occurring. There will be a kid’s area, relaxation tent, and demonstrations of yoga,... Read more »
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