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Second annual Moving Day Walk is June 17 at Wade Oval

Published: May 3, 2017 12:00 AM

The National Parkinson Foundation's signature walk event called Moving Day is scheduled for Saturday, June 17 at Wade Oval in University Circle from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m.

The walk is held in 20 major cities across America raises awareness and celebrates the importance of movement for Parkinson patients. Parkinson Disease (PD) is a chronic and progressive movement disorder with no known cause or cure. Over a million people are afflicted with PD. Moving Day brings together PD sufferers, their families and caregivers, doctors, nurses and other supporters. Since movement is key for Parkinson patients to keep symptoms at bay, in addition to the scheduled walk, the event features a movement tent where yoga, reiki, and other activities will be available for participants.

Anyone can get involved in the walk which also will have a DJ, kids game area, and much more for the whole family. Register a team to participate and start today to raise dollars and awareness for PD. Go to www.movingdaycleveland.org to register a team or learn more by calling 330-807-1517.

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