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Taste for a Cure 2020 Update!

Save the date Birmingham! PAA is thrilled to announce that Taste for a Cure 2020 is Thursday, April 2 at 6:00 PM. We look forward to seeing you again at Haven for another great evening of:

Proceeds benefit medical research towards a cure for Parkinson’s disease. Tickets may be purchased online now and you can follow us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram for the latest updates. If you’d like to be a sponsor for this event, please contact Bibby Bailey for more information.

Current Confirmed Sponsors:

Ernest G. DeBakey Charitable Foundation, MW/Davis Dumas & Associates, Kolbe Clinic, Acadia Pharmaceuticals, Ilene and Allan Wilensky, Rusty and Carol Stewart and many more to come!

Current Confirmed In-kind:

Stay tuned this week for more restaurant, sponsor and live auction announcements and info on purchasing tickets!

Kendra Gives Back at the Summit!

PAA is thrilled to be the beneficiary of a Kendra Gives Back Event! Join us on Thursday, April 23rd from 5 – 7 PM at Kendra Scott Birmingham for a special giveback event in honor of Parkinson Awareness Month! During the event, Kendra Scott Birmingham will be giving 20% of all proceeds back to the Parkinson Association of Alabama to help raise awareness for Parkinson’s Disease as well as help fund resources for those with PD. If you cannot make it in-store for the event, feel free to call the store at 205-545-5249 to place a phone order with complimentary shipping! We hope to see you there!

Save the Date! Taste for a Cure 2020

Save the date Birmingham! PAA is thrilled to announce that Taste for a Cure 2020 is Thursday, April 2 at 6:00 PM. We look forward to seeing you again at Haven for another great evening of:

Proceeds benefit medical research towards a cure for Parkinson’s disease. Tickets will be on sale soon and you can follow us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram for the latest updates. If you’d like to be a sponsor for this event, please contact Bibby Bailey for more information.

Taste for a Cure 2019

PAA is thrilled to announce that Taste for a Cure 2019, presented by the Ernest G. DeBakey Charitable Foundation, is Thursday, April 11 at 6:00 PM. Join us at Haven on World Parkinson’s Day for another great evening of:

Proceeds from Taste for a Cure 2019 benefit medical research towards a cure for Parkinson’s disease. Follow this link to purchase tickets online now. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for the latest event details. If you’d like to be a sponsor for this event, please contact Mary T Miller for more information.

The Season of Giving

PAA is blessed to have an active, passionate, and growing support network of board members, volunteers, donors, sponsors, and thought leaders. It is because of this generous support – by people just like you – that PAA continues to fulfill and grow the promise of its mission to improve the lives of Parkinson’s patients, caregivers, and loved ones throughout Alabama. We hope you’ll consider a donation to the Parkinson Association of Alabama as part of your holiday giving plans. Every donation matters and plays a role in delivering the PD research and care programs that benefit those affected by Parkinson’s throughout the State.

Click here to donate online or contact Mary T if you’d like to send the gift of a PAA donation to a friend or loved one. For gift donations, we can send the lucky recipient a beautiful card on your behalf to notify them of your gift.

 

2018 Alabama Parkinson Fighter Walk and 5K

Registration is now open for the 2018 Alabama Parkinson Fighter Walk and 5K . Join us on October 27 at UAB Campus Green for a 5k Fighter run and Fighter walk. This years route will comprise of UAB and surrounding areas with all proceeds benefiting research towards a cure for Parkinson’s Disease.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILS

Check the website periodically or follow us on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram for the latest news on the 2018 Alabama Parkinson Fighter Walk and 5K. For more information, contact Mary T Miller.

Taste for a Cure 2018: Event Recap

Save the Date! Taste for a Cure 2018

Save the date Birmingham! PAA is thrilled to announce that Taste for a Cure 2018, presented by the Ernest G. DeBakey Charitable Foundation, is Thursday, April 19 at 6:00 PM. We look forward to seeing you at Haven for another great evening of:

Proceeds benefit medical research towards a cure for Parkinson’s disease. Tickets may be purchased online now and you can follow us on Facebook or Twitter for the latest updates. If you’d like to be a sponsor for this event, please contact Mary T Miller for more information.

 

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LA Support Group Shaking Up Parkinson’s Disease

PAA is thrilled to highlight a new support group called Shaking up LA (Lower Alabama). Lead by John Carmichael, this support group serves the Flomaton, Bay Minette, and Atmore area’s of Alabama. The first meeting of Shaking up LA is September 9th at 9:00 AM from the Atmore Community Hospital Auditorium. This meeting is open to all Parkinson’s fighters, caregivers, medical professionals, or anyone else interested in PD therapy, nursing, education, fitness, or other workshops. This inaugural meeting will include a short meet-and-greet and planning session with light refreshment. For more information about the Shaking up LA support group, please contact John Carmichael at  carmicje14@gmail.com or shakinguploweralabama@gmail.com

Though their first meeting is still a couple weeks away, Shaking up LA is already raising PD awareness and funds through a unique t-shirt design that captures the spirit of confronting PD progression in a truly creative and meaningful way. PAA is honored to be a beneficiary of funds raised through these great shirts and we hope you’ll grab a couple for yourself! Please see below for style, size, and ordering details!

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In 2000, Eminem recorded “The Real Slim Shady” with the lyrics “won’t the real Slim Shady please stand up.” In the spirit of those shirts, the Real Slim Shaky shirts have been designed by Denny Giles at ShalloWit Design for the Parkinson’s support group, Shaking Up LA (Lower Alabama), as a fundraising shirt for the The Parkinson Association of Alabama, and to shed light on Parkinson’s disease by encouraging serious conversations about support and resources for PD fighters and their caregivers.

  • As a PD fighter, these shirts encourage us to “stand up” as the Real Slim Shaky and live like a warrior each day, realizing each day is a new fight, and that we have the opportunity to shake up the world where we live in spite of Parkinson’s.
  • As a PD caregiver, you can wear this shirt as a show of support for your PD fighter and partner with them through encouragement and participation in living like a warrior.
  • For someone who really wants to help in the fight of Parkinson’s disease, these shirts serve as great conversation starters and allow you to stand up as a voice and engage in meaningful conversations surrounding Parkinson’s disease while providing valuable funds to the APDA for needed research and education.

Regardless of your role, these shirts are meant to encourage you to stand up and live like a warrior each day, and be a new voice for PD wherever you wear them! All proceeds after paying the cost of the shirts will be donated to the Parkinson’s Association of Alabama.

Front of shirt with the Shaking Up LA logo and American flag emblem in the shape of the state of Alabama

 

 

 

Back of shirt with Real Slim Shaky emblem and Each Day is a New Fight real_slim_shaky_shirt_back

 

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