Santa Monica, California (PressExposure) March 15, 2013 -- Enjoy a beautiful day of sunshine and walk a fun 3 kilometers on a path at Santa Monica Beach Park #1. 2600 Barnard Way (at the end of Ocean Park).
The Greater Los Angeles Chapter of The American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA LA) is one of the 67 grass roots chapters across the country reporting to the National Headquarters of The American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) in New York.
Our chapter's members include patients, family members, caregivers and talented individuals. Our Los Angeles chapter functions as a local liaison for communities in the Greater Los Angeles area. In addition to raising money for research, APDA provides education, patient outreach, support groups, public awareness and promotes legislative advocacy.
On Sunday, April 21, 2013 in Santa Monica we are having our annual Parkinson's Beach Brigade Walk-a-thon. This event is sponsored by POM Wonderful, Teva Pharmaceuticals, Medtronics, UCLA Health and many other local businesses that provide products and services to people with Parkinson's Disease.
Each sponsor gets a table to display their product or service. At a level of $500 and up, they also get their logo on the back of the walk-a-thon T-shirt.
The money raised from this event will be used to support research for a cure and to provide on-going education, support and referrals for those who need help now. Walk registration is $25 and can be made on-line by going to:
[http://www.ParkinsonsBeachBrigade.org] or by mailing a sponsor form and check to APDA LA, 9854 National Blvd., #165, Los Angeles, CA 90035
Type of Event:
The 2013 Parkinson's Beach Brigade Walk-a-thon is a 3K walk along the cement walk path at the beach in Santa Monica with the start and finish at Santa Monica Beach Park #1 (2600 Barnard Way). The health exhibit expo and family fun fair will draw close to 1,000 people. MayMay Ali will kick-off the event and speaker about her passion for this cause inspired by her father, Muhammad Ali.
LOCATED AT 2600 BARNARD WAY (AND END OF OCEAN PARK BLVD.)
PARKING IS RIGHT NEXT DOOR AT LOT 5 SOUTH
REMEMBER NEW TIME: 10:00-1:00
Directions: 405 S towards Santa Monica. Merge onto 10 w towards Santa Monica. Take 4th/5th street exit, keep left. Turn left on 4th St. Turn right onto Pico Blvd. Turn left onto Neilson Way, then right onto Barnard Way.