The Parkinson Alliance Presented its New “Food, Wine, & Maybe Tuscany” Fundraiser on Saturday, November 4, 2017, in Princeton, NJ

KINGSTON, N.J., November 10, 2017—The Parkinson Alliance presented its new Food, Wine, & Maybe Tuscany Fundraiser on Saturday, November 4, 2017, in Princeton University’s Frick Chemistry Building, in Princeton, NJ. Supporters of the Parkinson’s disease community joined The Parkinson Alliance and 14 local restaurants and wine vendors for an evening of food and wine.  This event benefited The Parkinson Alliance and proceeds support research into Parkinson’s disease.

Guests had a chance to enter a raffle for a trip for four to Tuscany, Italy, worth over $10,000 and listen to guest speaker, Tim Hague Sr., who is a Parkinson’s disease advocate, educator, and motivator.

Congratulations to Nancy Fennelly, the winner of the raffle drawing.  

We are thankful for all our volunteers and for our Board Member and Committee Chair, Gail Ruderman, for her support and spearheading this event with her family and friends.  Gail has helped The Parkinson Alliance organize a variety of events to raise funds and awareness for much needed research into Parkinson’s disease.   “Gail Ruderman understands the importance of volunteerism and leads by example,” said Carol Walton, CEO of The Parkinson Alliance.

This event was supported by our sponsors including the Premier Sponsor, Berkshire Bank, and in-kind sponsors, Witherspoon Media Group and Reid Sound.

A diverse collection of local restaurants presented their signature cuisine of choice.  Restaurants include Antimo's Italian Kitchen, Bell's Tavern, Bone Fish Grill, LiLLiPiES BAKERY, Leonardo’s II, Metro North, P.F. Chang's, Piccolo Trattoria, Seasons 52, Small World Coffee, Teresa Caffe, Trattoria Proccacini, The Gingered Peach, 1991 SmokeHouse Bar-B-Que.

“We couldn’t be more pleased with the community support received for this event,” said Carol Walton, CEO of The Parkinson Alliance. “Restaurants and wine vendors, donated generously to make the event successful.”

Parkinson’s disease is a chronic and degenerative neurological disorder that affects at least one million people in the U.S., and approximately 60,000 cases are newly diagnosed each year.

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