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Sixth Concert for a Cure on Tap
Concert for a Cure, in its sixth year, will be held on August 25th. This all day, family friendly event provides great entertainment while raising money to find a cure for Parkinsons. Several youth have worked to help with this concert this year, including the Geneva band, Fargo.
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Boy Scouts Biking to Niagara Falls for Parkinsons Research
Boy Scout troop 37 of Geneva is riding 750 miles on bike to Niagara Falls. This High Adventure trip is one of several options the troop has for a summer activity.Eighteen scouts and adult riders will July 21st, and return around August 5th. The trip will be raising money and awareness about Parkinsons disease, research, and the efforts of the Paul Ruby Foundation.
GHS Senior Bike Ride Benefits Foundation
The senior bike ride, put together by English teacher Brian Burns raised money for the Paul Ruby Foundation for Parkinsons Research this year. They sold t-shirts to raise money as well as collected donations.
Chicago Bears Team Up with Paul Ruby Foundation To Tackle Parkinsons Disease
Several former Bears players, including players from the NFL 1963 World Championship team and the 1985 Super Bowl championship team, have offered to get involved with a public service announcement being developed to raise awareness of Parkinson’s disease and the efforts of the Paul Ruby Foundation
Paul Ruby Foundation Contributes $100,000 to Parkinsons Research
Nearly 1.5 million Americans are living with Parkinson’s disease, a slowly progressing neurodegenerative brain disorder. The disease, which has been linked to a lack of dopamine in the brain, causes symptoms including tremor, slowness of movement, muscle stiffness and balance problems