53rd Annual Gala for Hope

Benefiting the National Parkinson Foundation

Sunday, February 21, 2010 at 6 p.m.
Mandarin Oriental Miami
500 Brickell Key Drive, Brickell Key

The National Parkinson Foundation’s 53rd Annual Gala for Hope will commemorate its rich history and innovation for the future. This year we will honor community members whose tireless efforts help bring hope to the 1 million people with Parkinson’s in the United States. The exotic Asian ambiance of Miami’s Mandarin Oriental Hotel, the exquisite cuisine, exciting silent auction, and the entertainment provided by the renowned Steven Chase Orchestra, will create a memorable experience for all who attend. Cocktail reception and silent auction begin at 6 p.m., followed by dinner and dancing at 7:30 p.m. Suggested attire is “Dress to Impress.” Tickets start at $500 per person, and tables for ten start at $5,000. For information, tickets and sponsorship opportunities, please call Kay Houghton, Special Events Manager at 305-243-8145 or email her at khoughton@parkinson.org.

About The National Parkinson Foundation

The mission of the National Parkinson Foundation is to improve the quality of care for people with Parkinson’s disease through research, education and outreach.

Founded in 1957, NPF is a leading national organization with an extensive grassroots network of Centers of Excellence, chapters and support groups in the United States, Canada and internationally. Unique among the national Parkinson’s organizations, NPF is the only organization with a singular focus on improving the quality of care in Parkinson’s disease. Since 1982, NPF has funded more than $140 million in care, research and support services.

The core of our efforts is the NPF Center of Excellence network, 44 leading medical centers around the globe that deliver care to more than 50,000 Parkinson’s patients. Through this network, NPF creates a community of health care professionals dedicated to improving clinical care in Parkinson’s disease. In each of our research, education and outreach programs, NPF is dedicated to promoting our passionate belief that the best care is a comprehensive approach that addresses the whole person and the full range of symptoms of the disease.

For more information, please visit www.parkinson.org

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