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Attend Grand Rapids Victory Summit

The Davis Phinney Foundation, in partnership with Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, Van Andel Institute, Michigan Parkinson’s Foundation, Parkinson’s Association of West Michigan, and Saint Mary’s Health Care/Trinity Health West Michigan, invites people affected by Parkinson’s disease to share in an exciting day of information and inspiration by attending  the Grand Rapids Victory Summit.™  Featuring both local and national Parkinson’s disease experts, the Victory Summit will share the latest research advances and treatment options as well as offer interactive sessions on exercise, speech therapy, yoga and other activities to incorporate into daily living.

The Victory Summit will be held on Saturday, August 20, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at DeVos Place, 303 Monroe Ave. NW, in Grand Rapids. The Victory Summit is open to people with Parkinson’s and their loved ones, and there is no charge to attend the event.

Victory Summit attendees will be informed and inspired by topics including:

•    Living well with Parkinson’s
•    Parkinson’s research update
•    Exercising for life
•    Speech therapy
•    Caregiver tools and guidance
•    Panel discussions on deep brain stimulation therapy, clinical trials and nutrition

For more information and to register for the Victory Summit, visit www.davisphinneyfoundation.org or call 1-877-208-1198.

Grand Cycling Challenge benefitting the Davis Phinney Foundation

The Davis Phinney Foundation and the Parkinson’s disease research team at Michigan State University College of Human Medicine are proud to partner with the Grand Cycling Challenge and give riders of all ages and abilities the opportunity to help people with Parkinson’s while enjoying this inaugural extended course through downtown Grand Rapids.

As a member of the Victory Crew™ on August 20, you can raise funds to support the Parkinson’s disease research team at Michigan State University College of Human Medicine and the Davis Phinney Foundation, sponsoring programs that provide the information, tools and inspiration that can be used to live well with Parkinson’s today.

To participate, you must first officially register www.active.com/cycling/grand-rapids-mi/grand-cycling-challenge-2011?int=29-39 for the Grand Cycling Challenge. Be sure you have registered on the Active.com Registration page <before creating your personal fundraising page.

For more information please visit www.davisphinneyfoundation.org or call 303-733-3340.

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