Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Mayor Presents Proclamation for Parkinson’s Awareness Month

Mayor Alex Morse will present a proclamation in honor of April as Parkinson’s Awareness Month on Friday, April 15th at 11:00 am at Holyoke City Hall in the Mayor’s Office.

Chad Moir who is a member of the American Parkinson Disease Association Massachusetts Chapter and a representative of the Massachusetts Chapter of the Parkinson’s Action Network will be speaking at the event.

John Thompson, who was diagnosed with Parkinson’s at the age of 34, will voice his experience of living with the disease.

Also speaking will be Dr. Zubair Karrem, a neurologist from the Holyoke Medical Center.

This event is to help raise awareness of Parkinson Disease.

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