Parkinson Foundation Western Pennsylvania News and Media
April Awareness Month
Barbara Farrell and David Von Hofen stopped by the newsroom to discuss upcoming events and the April awareness campaign.
3rd Annual Living Well Conference
Former outfielder Dave Parker was our keynote speaker at the Living Well Conference this year.
Dave Parker describes his experience with Parkinson's disease
Read the full article by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Former Pirates Player Talks Living with Parkinson’s At Pittsburgh Conference
Read the full article by CBS Pittsburgh
GAMMA Pickleball Classic Coming to Pittsburgh!
Media Partners- Interview & Photo Opportunities available.
The GAMMA Pickleball Classic rolls into town on Friday June 3rd at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center. Played throughout the weekend by players of all ages and skill levels, all proceeds benefit Parkinson Foundation Western Pennsylvania.
Parkinson Foundation Western PA Seeking Volunteers for US Open
The US Open is coming to Pittsburgh in June at the Oakmont Country Club Golf Course. Be a part of the action as a volunteer!
New Board Member
PFWPA welcomes Allegheny Health Network Neurosciences Chair, Donald Whiting, MD, to the Board
Join the fun at Highland Park Reservoir-Photo Opportunities
Step Forward Walk is Halfway to Goal
Help PFWPA raise $135,000!
5th Annual Step Forward Walk
Join the PFWPA Saturday, September 26 at Highland Park Reservoir.
Delay the Disease Instructor Certification Workshop
Join the PFWPA and OhioHealth for a two-day seminar at HealthSouth Sewickley July 24 and 25. The workshop will feature Delay the Disease co-founders Jackie Russell, RN BSN CNOR and David Zid BA, ACE, APG.
6th Annual Play for PARkinson's Golf Outing
The Sixth Annual Play for PARkinson's Golf Outing benefiting the Parkinson Foundation Western Pennsylvania will be held on Monday, June 22 at Butler Country Club.
PFWPA April 2015 Press Release on Parkinson's Awareness Month
The PFWPA will be hosting a variety of events during April Awareness month including a FREE Lunch and Learn April 22 and a 5K Fun Run April 25.
Friday, April 3, students from Miami of Ohio will be distributing 1,000 tulips and information to public simultaneously at South Side Works, Market Square, Cultural District, Strip District and Lawrenceville. View the story.
Dance for Parkinson's
Shakin' Not Stirred 2013 (Press Release)
Local artists from a variety of disciplines will perform and showcase their work at the Shakin’ but Not Stirred event to be held on Saturday, July 27, at Studio Wild West.
The Man from Mars (Article)
PFWPA Board President George Mitchell on his new appreciation for exercise in managing PD after attending PWR! Retreat in Arizona
PFWPA Official Moving 2012 Day Press Release
Pitt Study Finds Walking to a Beat to Possibly Benefit PD Patients in Need of Rehabilitation
Davis Phinney Foundation "Local Hero" Award Recipients to be honored at Victory Summit Pittsburgh
Tom and Carol Reid will be recognized for their efforts in fighting PD on Saturday, September 15th, 2012.
Midwest Young Onset Parkinson Conference - Cincinnatti, OH November 16-17, 2012
Thanksgiving Wishes from the Board and Staff of the National Parkinson Foundation Western Pennsylvania
Are YOU looking to sponsor our Comedy Night with Dave Reilly at Rivers Casino?
Local chef who underwent DBS surgery spotlighted in Post-Gazette
NPFWPA April 2013 Press Release on Parkinson's Awareness Month
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