Bay area residents who want to join the fight against Parkinson's disease, here's a chance to make your move.
On Saturday, April 7, the Parkinson's Foundation will host Moving Day® Tampa Bay – a Walk for Parkinson's at the University of South Florida. Moving Day® is an annual fundraising and awareness event that highlights movement and exercise as a symbol of hope and progress for the Foundation's ongoing fight against Parkinson's disease, which affects approximately one million Americans and their families. Event attendees will be able to take part in such activities as yoga, dance and tai chi, which have been shown to help manage Parkinson's symptoms.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have pledged their support to the search for a cure for Parkinson's disease through both donations and the effort to get people in motion at the Moving Day® event. In addition to a financial contribution and a Club Seat ticket package for the event's auction, the team is hosting a kid's fan experience near the Movement Pavilion so young attendees can get moving, too.
The Parkinson's Foundation uses Moving Day® to raise critical funds for research, to raise awareness about the disease and to unite communities in the fight against it. It includes a "Walk for Parkinson's" but is also highlighted by the Movement Pavilion and its multitude of stations offering different manners of exercise and activity. Bay area residents who want to get involved can register a team for the Walk at www.movingdaytampabay.org.
More information about the Parkinson's Foundation can be found at www.parkinson.org or via a call to 1-800-473-4636.