PD News

Moving Day 2014!

MovingDay_FullColor4Moving Day 2014 was a great success! We had 52 teams, more than 640 walkers, 115 volunteers and raised $70,000 to help Parkinson’s families in Western New York!

Didn’t make it to the event? There is still time to donate to the cause. Go to www.movingdaybuffalo.org today!

Thank you to our sponsors and the entire community for supporting this event! We hope to see you next year!


What’s Happening

New Program - Dance for Life class will be held from 1:30 to 2:45 p.m. Thursdays. This class will meet every week at 1:30 p.m. Thursdays through May 2015, unless there is a Rhythm Circle scheduled at the same time. The dance class, which will be held Performing Arts Dance Academy, 206 Lake Street Hamburg, is taught by new dance instructor Vicki Skinner.

Rhythm Circle - The popular Rhythm Circle taught by Steve Bell, will be held from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. on October 9, and November 13 at Performing Arts Dance Academy, 206 Lake Street Hamburg.

For more information on either class, please call the dance academy at 649-5000.

Parkinson’s Perk Café is back! Join us for a fun social hour from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Lord of Life Church, 1025 Borden Road, Depew on the first Wednesday of the month –Nov. 5 and Dec. 3. All you need is your coffee mug! Volunteers are needed to assist in making coffee and hosting, please contact the NPFWNY office at 449-3795.

New! Cooking Demonstration for Parkinson’s Patients and Caregivers Looking for a few new recipes that are easy to make and eat? There will be a cooking demonstration for Parkinson’s patients and caregivers with Chef Jackie Bamrick at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 13 at the ECC North Campus Statler Dining Room located at Youngs Road and Wehrle Drive in Williamsville. Registration is required. To register, call the NPFWNY office at 449-3795.

Our support groups are in full swing! Please check the calendar for times and locations.