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Collingwood Parkinson SuperWalk

Chris Haddlesey

By Chris Haddlesey

Become an Everyday Hero and Join the 25th Annual Parkinson SuperWalk

TORONTO, ON, July 28, 2015 – Parkinson Society Central & Northern Ontario will be holding its 25th annual SuperWalk to raise money for those affected by Parkinson’s. Walks will be held at 33 locations throughout the central and northern Ontario region on September 12 and 13. Everyone is welcome to join the walk as an individual, a team or you can even lend your support as a virtual walker. The Parkinson SuperWalk has raised over $31 million in the last 25 years for support services, advocacy, education and research for over 100,000 Canadians affected by Parkinson’s.

“For the last 25 years, Parkinson SuperWalk has been our largest fundraising and awareness event. This event gives people the opportunity, Canada-wide, to unite and show their support for our mission,” said Debbie Davis, CEO of Parkinson Society Central & Northern Ontario. “Last year we raised over $1 million in Central & Northern Ontario alone. With the help of our outstanding supporters, I have no doubt that we can match and exceed that number this year.”

About Parkinson SuperWalk
Parkinson SuperWalk provides the opportunity for participants to raise funds and awareness on behalf of all Canadians living with Parkinson’s. More than 14,000 participants, volunteers and supporters raised over $2.9 million in 2014. National sponsors for 2015 are Naturegg Burnbrae and Roots Canada. The Parkinson SuperWalk has raised more than $31 million in the last 25 years and that money has been invested in communities across Canada including the Central & Northern Ontario region to provide support services, education, advocacy and research for people affected by Parkinson’s.

The Collingwood information is as follows:
Location: Harbourview Park, First St. at Birch St.
Date: Saturday, September 12, 2015
Registration Start Time: 9:30 AM
Collingwood Amount raised 2014: $3,189

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