parkinson’s awareness month
April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month with World Parkinson’s Day recognised on 11 April each year
Today in Australia, 37 people will hear the words ‘you have Parkinson’s’ for the very first time. That’s more than one person every hour, of every day.
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Throughout March and April, Parkinson’s NSW Support Groups are hosting activities across the state to build awareness and raise funds. Everyone is invited to come along, say hello to your Parkinson’s community, get involved, ask questions, take away information and Pitch in for Parkinson’s in your local area.
Keep checking back on this page as we release events near you or follow us on Facebook to be the first to find out.
Temora High Tea - 7 March 2020
Date: 7 March 2020, 3:00pm – 5:00pm
Where: Temora Bowling Club
Cost: $30 p/p
RSVP: 22 Feb 2020
Come join the members from the Temora Parkinson’s NSW Support Group over some high tea and listen to Rod & Kim our guest speakers about walking the Kokoda Track.
Hosted by: Temora Parkinson’s NSW Support Group
Goulburn Cocktail Party - 20 March 2020
Date: 20 March 2020, 6pm
Where: Goulburn Workers Club
Cost: $70 Dinner, 2 drinks and Performance by Magician & Illusionist Jonas Jost. Night will include a huge raffle and goodies to buy.
Ticket available through the venue 02 48213355
Hosted by: Goulburn Parkinson’s NSW Support Group
Eurobodalla Support Group Open Day - 6 April 2020
Date: 6 April 202, 11:00am – 2:00pm
Where: Kyla Park Hall, Tuross Heads
Do you know someone who is living with Parkinson’s and would benefit by joining the Eurobodalla Support Group? Please join us for a Chat and BBQ Lunch and meet other people who have similar problems, issues, and get to know others in the Group. A warm welcome to Carer’s who are caring for someone with Parkinson’s.
Kiama Information Stand - 8 April 2020
Date: 8 April 3:00pm – 6:00pm
Where: Kiama Famers Markets
Come meet members from the Kiama Parkinson’s NSW Support Group for a chat and grab some Parkinson’s information flyer to take home
Coalfields Meet & Mingle - 20 April 2020
Date: 20 April 11:30am
Where: Neath Hotel, 28 Cessnock Road, Neath
Cost: Buy your own lunch
RSVP: 9 March 2020 to 0427 661 295 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Coalfields Parkinson’s NSW Support Group invites you to join them for lunch and a mingle at the Neath Hotel to celebrate Parkinson’s Awareness Month.
PITCH IN AND FUNDRAISE
Pitch In for Parkinson’s this April by holding a fundraising event at home, work or in your community.
During Parkinson’s Awareness Month in 2019 people all over NSW Pitched In with all sorts of creative and fun ways. From BBQ’s, trivia competitions, a picnic in the park, head shaving, busking, craft stall, morning tea, a cocktail party, raffles, ugly tie competition, footy match and many donation tins placed on counters are retails outlets.