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Celebrate Spring with PDF in New York and Boston

The Parkinson's Disease Foundation's (PDF) signature April fundraising event, Celebrate Spring, is expanding beyond the Big Apple and heading to Boston, MA.

Celebrate Spring New York

On Wednesday, April 3, PDF and the Young New Yorkers for the Fight Against Parkinson's committee will hold its sixth annual Celebrate Spring New York at 8:00 PM at LAVO located at 39 East 58th Street in New York City. Proceeds from the evening will benefit PDF's Côté Clinical Genetics Initiative, which supports research to identify and understand the role of genetic markers in Parkinson's disease.

G. Pennington Egbert III, Gregory and Barbara Romero, Jonathan E. Romero, Jr., and Missy Egbert Sheehan and William B. Sheehan are the Co-Chairs. The evening features cocktails, a live auction and dancing with music provided by DJ Brenda Black. Support levels are as follows: Sponsorships at $5,000, $2,500, $1,250, $500 and $250; Tickets at $150 in advance and $160 at the door, space permitting.

Celebrate Spring New York was first conceived six years ago by G. Pennington Egbert III, his sister Missy Egbert Sheehan and their close friend Georgina B. Schaeffer. The three, whose fathers both lived with Parkinson's disease, joined together to create the Young New Yorkers for the Fight Against Parkinson's committee, a group of nearly 100 New Yorkers dedicated to advancing a cure for Parkinson's. Each year the committee hosts Celebrate Spring New York, which has raised more than $300,000 since its inception. 

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Celebrate Spring New York


Celebrate Spring Boston

On Friday, April 26, PDF will host Celebrate Spring Boston at the Liberty Hotel located at 215 Charles Street in Boston, MA. Rehana Ashraf and Anne Greene are event Co-Chairs. The evening of cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, dancing, dessert and music by DJ Brenda Black will begin at 9:00 PM.

Support levels are as follows: Sponsorships at $5,000, $2,500, $1,250, $500 and $250; Tickets at $125 in advance and $135 at the door. 

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Celebrate Spring Boston


View the Facebook invites for Celebrate Spring NY and Celebrate Spring Boston to see who is attending and follow @PDFparkinson and @PDFChampions on Twitter to get the latest updates.

Source Date: Mar 07 2013