Saturday, February 20, 2010

Parkinson’s Fun Walk & Golf Tournament Charity Event

Parkinson’s Fun Walk
What: The Parkinson Research Foundation will be presenting its second annual walk to raise awareness about Parkinson’s disease and money to help support the mission of the Parkinson Research Foundation.

When: On Saturday April 17th, 2010, the annual walk will be held in downtown Tampa and will begin at 9:00am. The walk will begin at Ballast Point Park and cover a 3 mile loop down Bayshore Blvd. and conclude back at the park.

Why: The money raised will be used to fund research, educational programs, advocacy and awareness efforts that will support Parkinson’s patients, caregivers and families in communities across America.

How: Registration will begin at 8:00am the day of the walk, however, preregistration is highly recommended. Walkers can participate as an individual or a member of a team. Registration is $20 dollars for adults and $10 dollars for children the day of the walk. The registration includes a Fun Walk T-shirt and one free Fun Walk raffle ticket.
**For every $75 that a walker raises in sponsorships and pledges they will receive an additional ticket. Additional raffle tickets can be purchased for $5 each.

Contact: For more information and to register contact Danielle Auger at or visit the walk website at

Taste the World Golf Tournament
What: The Taste the World Golf Tournament is scheduled for April 19th, 2010 at Hunters Green Country Club in Tampa, FL. This event is hosted by the Parkinson Research Foundation and will benefit the foundation.

Why: This event will provide the opportunity for participants to join those throughout the community for a fun-filled round of golf and the enjoyment of an array of food. Sponsorship packages also include tickets to the event and the option to have their own golfers participate in the tournament and represent their company.

Contact: For complete information, please email or contact the Special Events Coordinator, Danielle Auger at (941) 870-4438.

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