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October 10th - 2nd Annual Westport Optimism Walk for Parkinson's


October 10, 2015

The American Parkinson Disease Association Connecticut Chapter

Welcomes you to the 2nd Annual Westport Optimism Walk for Parkinson's Disease

in Honor of Bahman Jabbari, MD

Each year, the Connecticut Chapter of the APDA will hold this event to help raise money to support scientific research into the cause and cure of Parkinson's disease and to support families living with this disease. Whether you are able to join us, sponsor us, or support a beautiful event, we thank you for your participation. The event is a 1.5 Mile Walk, however walkers can walk any part of this or choose to enjoy the beautiful day and the many other activities.

This years event is in honor of Bahman Jabbari, MD who is retiring as professor Emeritus of Neurology from Yale after 42 years of practicing the subspecialty of Movement Disorders. He served on clinical faculty at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington DC from 1976-2004 , the last 7 years of which he was the Chairman of the Department of Neurology at Uniformed Services of Health Sciences , Bethesda, MD. He is the recipient of VA superior performance award and the US Army's tri-service medal.Dr. Jabbari joined the Department of Neurology at Yale on Feb 2004 and served as Chief, Division of Parkinson's disease and Movement Disorder from January 2005 to January 2015. He is the author of over 200 publications, a medical textbook and serves as editor and guest editor for several journals in the field of Neurology.

Registration will begin at 10 am on Saturday, October 10 at Sherwood Island, Sherwood Island Connector, Westport, CT. Come out for a fun-filled, family day and make a difference in the lives of those with Parkinson's disease! The day will include refreshments, raffles, and so much more!

Walk Awards are provided to both the family and support group team who raises the most funds!

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN !!

If you'd like to register as an individual, join a team, create a team, or donate to the event, click the link below to move to our walk page.

http://apdaparkinson.donordrive.com/event/2015CTWestport/

The Parkinson's disease community is greatly appreciative of the continuous help and support you have offered these many years. For more information, please contact the Connecticut Chapter at (860) 248-9200 or MThibodeau@outlook.com . We hope you can join us!

NATIONAL SPONSOR

SPONSORS


July 2015 - 2nd Annual Waterford Optimism Walk for Parkinson's


Thank You to all who helped make this event such a success!!! See you next year!!

The American Parkinson Disease Association Connecticut Chapter

Welcomes you to the 2nd Annual Waterford Optimism Walk for Parkinson's Disease

July 18, 2015  Camp Harkness

in Memory of Dr. Albert Weissman

Presenting Sponsor

Each year, the Connecticut Chapter of the APDA holds our walk to help raise money to support scientific research into the cause and cure of Parkinson's disease and to support families living with this disease. Whether you are able to join us, sponsor us, or support a beautiful event, we thank you for your participation. The event is a 1.5 Mile Walk, however walkers can walk any part of this or choose to enjoy the beautiful day and the many other activities.

This year's walk is in memory of Dr Albert Weissman. Dr. Weissman worked his entire career at Pfizer's Central Research facility in Groton, Conn. and for many years was the manager of the neurobehavioral testing group. In 2005, Dr. Weissman, along with four colleagues from Pfizer, received the American Chemical Society Award for Team Innovation in the development of Zoloft. Dr Weissman battled Parkinson's for more than 20 years and passed away in July 2013. His wife Donna continues to support the Parkinson's community as the support group facilitator for our APDA Southeastern Connecticut Support Group in Groton.

Registration will begin at 10 am on Saturday, July 18th at Camp Harness, 301 Great Neck Rd in Waterford, CT. Come out for a fun-filled, family day and make a difference in the lives of those with Parkinson's disease! The day will include refreshments, Children's Games, Raffles, and so much more!

If you'd like to register as an individual, join a team, create a team, or donate to the event, click the link below to move to our walk page.

http://apdaparkinson.donordrive.com/event/2015WaterfordWalk/

The Parkinson's disease community is greatly appreciative of the continuous help and support you have offered these many years. For more information, please contact the Connecticut Chapter at (860) 248-9200 or MThibodeau@outlook.com . We hope you can join us!

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS