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APDA Westport Connecticut 2022 Optimism Walk

Join us on October 1, 2022

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1Week 1Day 21Hours

Saturday, October 1, 2022

Check-in and pre-event activities begin at 10:00 am
Walk begins at 11:00 am

Sherwood Island State Park

The Westport Optimism Walk is still taking place on Saturday, October 1st at Sherwood Island State Park Pavilion!

We will use the large pavilion for the sponsor tables and to stay dry!

Let’s not let a little rain dampen our Spirits!

Sherwood Island Connector | Westport, CT

Register now and be part of this special day as we raise much-needed funds and awareness for Parkinson's disease.* Online registration is strongly encouraged *

What is an Optimism Walk? Each APDA Optimism Walk is an important and fun-filled fundraising event that offers a short non-competitive walk that offers family-friendly activities, music, vendor tables, and so much more!  The Westport Connecticut Optimism Walk is part of a nationwide movement to mobilize and inspire people to step up and help put an end to Parkinson's disease. (Participants can walk as much or as little as they choose.)

Sign-up yourself as an individual, create a team for your family and friends to join, or join an existing team. Together we will help Connecticut families living with Parkinson's disease. 

Why Walk?

  • Because every nine minutes someone is diagnosed with Parkinson's disease.
  • The more funds we raise, the more people we can help right in our local communities.
  • Raise $100, $500, $1,000+ and qualify for great prizes* - like the official Optimism Walk t-shirt, and more! 

Event Details:

  • There will be food, fun, fellowship, activities for the entire family, music, information from vendors and so much more. 
  • Fundraising is highly encouraged. Our Fundraising Guide (above) will help make fundraising easy to do!
  • The walk route is 1.5 miles and is wheelchair accessible.
  • Rain or shine! 
  • Download an Optimism Walk Flyer to share with friends and coworkers!
  • Dogs are NOT permitted. (Service animals only, please).      
  • Your safety is our priority! All necessary public health guidelines and safety measures will be in place.

For more information: Call APDA Connecticut  at 860-248-9200  or email   Donations can also be mailed to APDA Connecticut | PO Box 248, Shelton, CT 06484.

About APDA

Every day we provide the support, education, and research that will help everyone impacted by Parkinson's disease live life to the fullest.   APDA is the largest grassroots network serving people with Parkinson's disease and their families.  The American Parkinson Disease Association is a 501(c)3 organization. 

To qualify for incentive prizes, the funds raised must be part of the dollars you raise which are reflected on your fundraising page.   


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