PD News

Moving Day 2016!

face-paintingThis years Moving Day was a great success! We raised a total of $80,000!! We would like to thank everyone who was involved this year. We would not have been able to reach this amount of donations without YOU.

If anyone is interested in being apart of the Moving Day Planning Committee for next year, our first meeting will be in January of 2017. Everyone is welcome to join us and help us make Moving Day the best event of the year! having-fun

“Moving” Moving Day Story

Carolyn Gloudemans was diagnosed with Parkinson’s a year ago and is very excited to share her story with everyone. Click here to read how Carolyn is making big accomplishments in her battle with Parkinson’s!



What’s Happening

Valentine’s Day Dinner Dance: This years Valentine’s Dinner Dance will be on Friday, February 10th, 2017 at Ilio DiPaolo’s Banquet Room. Reservations need to be made by February 1st 2017. Tickets are $12 Each and will sell fast! Call (716) 449-3795 to make reservations or to learn more! Click Here for this years Flier!

Skating Party: February 15th will be our 3rd annual Parkinson’s Skating Party! It will be held at Canalside from  5-6:30PM and is sponsored by NPFWNY, making it FREE of charge! Just like last year, Buffalo Ice Bikes will be available for PD patients. This event was a huge success last year and we want to make it an even bigger success this year! All of the PD community is invited and we encourage you to bring your families, but we would like you to RSVP at cjamele@npfwny.org or by calling (716) 449-3795.  We can’t wait to see everyone there! Click here for more info.

Weekly Fundraising Challenge:

Register today(if you haven’t already) for Moving Day Buffalo, and raise $100 or more between today and midnight Friday to be entered into a drawing to win an outdoors package! The package includes a backpack, folding camping stool, and a fleece blanket. The more you raise the more chances you have to win!! MovingDayBuffalo.org


Eat For Money: On August 29th we will be participating in Santora’s Pizza, Pub and Grill’s Eat For Money! On this day when you eat at either Santora’s locations (Transit and Millersport) 25% of your food bill will be a donation to The National Parkinson Foundation of WNY. We have certificates available in the office and also online. Get your friends and family together and order in or go out to dinner at Santora’s! This is also a great opportunity if you need catering for an event on the 29th! Come Eat for Money!

PD Day at The Ballpark:

Thanks to everyone who came out for PD Day at the Ballpark! The temperature was high but so was everyone’s spirit! Click here to view pictures from Baseball day!



Connie Jo Bish-Zeigelhofer, A speaker at the Symposium, talked about the benefits of the LSVT Therapies. The attached flyer has more information about the therapies that will hopefully help many with PD!

LSVT Trained Therapists


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We are also very excited to announce that Cynthia Pegado will be continuing with outdoor dance classes at Canalside again this year! This follows a wonderfully successful season of outdoor dance classes in downtown Buffalo last summer. Click here for the class schedule! 



 Worth A Look!

Dr. Giroux, another speaker at the Symposium, had brought coupons for her book and if you didn’t get one there, we have it available here!

Giroux Book Coupon

Click here for your Coupon!

Did you know we have a Facebook page? Check us out and “like” our page to get updates on our chapter, view pictures from recent events, and share comments.

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Lending Library – Interested in learning more about Parkinson’s disease? Our office has a variety of books and media available free for you to borrow! To borrow materials, please contact our office at (716) 449-3795. Check out the complete list of titles here.

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Read past educational articles and stories.

PD Ribbon Sales: Support Those Who Support Us

Visit these locations to make donations…

Consumers Beveragesvisit any one of their 17 locations

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Santora’s Pizza Pub & Grill– 1402 Millersport Hwy and 7800 Transit Rd

Santora's 1 Santora's 2

Hot Mama’s Canteen-12 Military Rd, Buffalo

Flying Bison Brewing Co.-840 Seneca St, Buffalo, NY 14210

Flying Bison 1 Flying Bison 2

Mr. Goodbar-1110 Elmwood Ave, Buffalo

Scripts Cafe-12 East Ave, Lockport

MOG Gyms– 1801 Grand Island Blvd, Ste 100, Grand Island and 1491 Sheridan Dr

Frontier High School-4432 Bayview Rd, Hamburg

Frontier Administrative Office– 4432 Bayview Rd, Hamburg

Lyndonville Central Schools– 25 Housel Avenue. Lyndonville

Westfield High School– 203 E Main St, Westfield

Great Lakes Orthodontics– 200 Cooper Ave, Tonawanda

Dry Gulch Dance Hall– 3145 Walden Ave, Depew

Anchor Bar1047 Main St, Buffalo, NY 14209