2017 APDA Optimism Walk - Vermont

Join us on May 13, 2017

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Welcome to the APDA Vermont
Optimism Walk!

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Saturday, May 13, 2017

Stowe Mountain Resort
Stowe, VT

Check-in: 8:00 am

Spruce Camp Base Lodge (7416 Mountain Road, Stowe, VT)

or at 8:45 am

Bike Path (Topnotch Entrance, 4081 Mountain Road, Stowe, VT)

(you only need to check-in at one location)

5k Run: 9:00 am
Walk: 9:30 am
Stowe Bike Path (Topnotch Entrance)

(transportation will be provided from the Base Lodge to the Bike Path)

(Online registration is strongly encouraged)

 

What it is:

  • An important (and fun-filled) fundraising event that offers either a 5k run or a short non-competitive walk and other family-friendly activities including music, clowns, prizes and more!
  • Walking the full distance is not mandatory! Participants can walk as much or as little as they choose.
  • Each Optimism Walk is part of a nationwide movement to mobilize and inspire people to set up and help put an end to Parkinson's disease.  Be a part of it!

Why Walk?

  • Because every nine minutes someone is diagnosed with Parkinson's disease.
  • The more funds we raise, the more people we can help.
  • Raise $100 or more and get a free Optimism Walk t-shirt!
  • Funds raised enable APDA to continue providing information, education and support to those touched by PD in your community and fund scientific research into the causes, prevention, treatments and ultimately the cure.
  • And, because it's going to be a GREAT day!

Other Details:

  • Reception to immediately follow at Spruce Camp Base Lodge - 7412 Mountain Road, Stowe, VT with snacks, door prizes and awards.
  • Rain or shine!
  • Fundraising is highly encouraged.  We have tips and templates to help make fundraising easy to do!
  • Download an Optimism Walk Brochure and/or Flyer to share with friends and coworkers! 

For more information:

  • Call APDA Vermont Chapter at 802-847-3366 or email parkinsoninfo@uvmhealth.org

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.  Tax ID # 13-1962771. www.apdaparkinson.org
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