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Registration for the 2019 edition of Parkinson’s Journey is open!

16 July 2019

Parkinson’s Journey is an event that takes place every year in several cities throughout Quebec during the weekends in September. Thousands of people living with the disease, their families and loved ones take up the challenge of being active together.

The goal? Collectively accumulate 8,000 km across Quebec and raise $200,000 for services and support to those living with Parkinson’s disease and their loved ones.

 

MORE THAN JUST A WALK

Parkinson’s Journey is the largest annual fundraising event for Parkinson’s disease in Quebec. A unifying, cheerful family event where parents, friends and family join forces by participating in the various walks, races and alternative challenges offered in various regions. An opportunity to raise awareness around Parkinson’s and together develop the empowerment of those facing this disease.

In 2019 Parkinson’s Journey takes place in 10 regions throughout  Quebec!

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For more information, visit parkinsonsjourney.ca

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«Défi Vélo» coming soon – Saturday, August 24, 2019!

11 July 2019

The start of the 9th Edition of the Défi Vélo Parkinson Québec will take place in Laval, but it is the Mirabel region that cyclists will explore depending on the route chosen: 40 km – 60 km – 90 km – 150 km. This fundraising event brings together people affected by Parkinson’s, supporters of the cause and bike enthusiasts. Individually, in family or in business teams, participants outdo themselves to raise funds to support people touched by Parkinson’s in Quebec. It is in this spirit that we invite you to join this inspiring and humane cause.

Register now! 

 

For any sponsorships and for more info about Défi Vélo, contact Lynne Dupuis: ldupuis@parkinsonquebec.ca

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Participate and show your support to Parkinson Québec’s mission!

10 June 2019

The ‘Défi Vélo Parkinson Québec’ is a unique cycling event that will benefit the 25,000 Quebecers living with Parkinson’s disease as well as their caregivers. The cyclists will meet next August 24 at Tennis 13 in Laval to then continue their circuit through the beautiful landscapes of the Lower Laurentians. Four circuits are offered to cyclists of all levels: 40km, 60km, 90km, and 150km. Once you have created your page on the event’s website, you will be able to invite family, friends and colleagues to join you. There are tools available on the platform to help you with fundraising.

Participating as a team will allow you to divide your fundraising efforts, as long as the total amount raised corresponds to $500 per cyclist.

Each cyclist will receive an official 2019 edition of the jersey, a value of $80. If you register individually, don’t worry! We will assign you a team that will cycle at the speed and distance you have registered for.

Do not delay! To guarantee your jersey size, you must have registered before June 28th.

To find out more, please click here!

You have chosen not to participate as a cyclist. There are several ways to get involved!

  • Participate as a volunteer on the day of the event
  • Talk about the ‘Défi Vélo Parkinson Québec’ to your family and friends
  • Donate to the event

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Parkinson Québec Member’s Annual Assembly

6 June 2019

 

Date: Thursday, June 20th, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm (the event will be followed by a cocktail)

Address: Parkinson Québec, 560 rue Ontario Est, Montréal, Québec, H2L 0B6

 

Agenda:

 

  1. Overture
  2. Quorum’s acknowledgment
  3. Adoption of the agenda
  4. Appointment of the Election’s President
  5. Election of directors
  6. What will 2019 hold for us
  7. End of meeting

Cocktail

We count on your presence to ensure the democratic exercise of our organization and are looking forward to meeting you.

Consult the biography of the candidates (in French)

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«Living with Hope» Provincial Conference: Thank you!

Thank you! The 4th edition of the Parkinson Québec «Living with Hope» Provincial Conference was a success! 285 participants met specialists and exhibitors during 3 days filled with information, discoveries and wonderful meetings.

We would like to thank the Parkinson Outaouais team and their volunteers for their outstanding involvement as a host region. It was a privilege to welcome Dr. Abdallah Tahar as Honorary President and to recognize Dr. Denis Hallé for his journey as a builder of the region.

The Parkinson Québec team thanks all the speakers and facilitators who shared their knowledge and expertise with such generosity.

Discover photos! 

Thank you to our partners for your trust:

Sunovion  AbbVie  VIA Rail  Ville de Gatineau  Tourisme Outaouais  Crowne Plaza Gatineau-Ottawa

See you!

 

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