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

A Night of Hope for Parkinson’s-

Join us for one of our most popular events of the year on April 28th at the Millennium Hotel Buffalo! A Night of Hope for Parkinson’s is our Annual wine tasting event. Come sample wine, beer, and delicious food all while supporting NPFWNY.

Tickets are $50 in advance and $60 at the door, but to make this night even more special, we are also offering package deals. $199- will get you a room for the night at the Millennium Hotel and  2 tickets to the event, and $250- will get you a room at the Millennium Hotel, 2 tickets to the event, a $25 gift card to the Galleria Mall and champagne and chocolates. These are deals that you just can’t pass up!

Doors open at 6:30PM for this amazing event and we hope to see everyone there!

Millennium Hotel Buffalo: 2040 Walden Ave, Buffalo NY 14225

Parkinson’s Disease Education Symposium 2017-

On May 13th, we will be hosting the 18th Annual Parkinson’s Educational Symposium at the Millennium Hotel Buffalo. This event is FREE to the public and is a great opportunity for Parkinsonians, Caregivers, loved ones, or someone looking to learn more about Parkinson’s disease, to gain some useful knowledge about the disease. We have a panel of experts that will be presenting this year including, Vanessa Hinson, Kelly Andrzejewski, Cynthia Pegado, Jian Feng, Tom Guttuso, David Lichter, Anupama Kale, and John Baumann.

The day begins at 9AM and goes until 2PM and lunch will be served. We ask that you RSVP at your earliest convince because there are a limited number of seats and they will go quick! Call (716) 449-3795 or email cjamele@npfwny.org to reserve your seat today!

Millennium Hotel Buffalo: 2040 Walden Ave, Buffalo NY 14225

Great Turn out for the Valentine’s Day Dinner Dance-

We had an amazing turn out of 100 people at the Valentine’s Day Dinner Dance this year! The food was great, the dance floor was full, and love was in the air as we spent the night mingling with friends and family. We would like to thank Ilio DiPaolo’s for hosting us again this year, their great restaurant is part of what makes this night so special to many. We would also like to thank the Road Runners for another year of fantastic entertainment! We even had a special guest appearance on the drums, Bob Lewandowski! Bob gave us an incredible performance leaving many of us speechless as he performed with the Road Runners for one song!

Thank you to everyone who came out, despite the weather this year. It’s with your support that we are able to continue to put on events like the Valentine’s Day Dinner Dance. We are already booked for next year also! The Valentine’s Day Dinner Dance will be held on Saturday, February 10th 2018 at Ilio DiPaolo’s Restaurant. Mark your calendars!

Another Fun PD Skating Party!-

Our Annual PD Skating Party was great success! We had another great turn out and made great use of the Ice Bikes. We would like to thank Buffalo Ice Bikes for another year of their services for this event. They make it easy and care-free for a Parkinsonian to get out and skate on the ice! We would also like to thank Canalside for hosting us again this year and for not only providing the ice rink, but also the warming tent, seeing that it was a cold Buffalo night! Thank you to Medtronic and Lunbeck for making this fun night possible and also thank you to our volunteers, Mario and Sam Bucolo- they were a great help!



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!

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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