Sample Event Listing

April is Parkinson's Awareness Month. Use this template to draft an event listing or alert for your local paper.

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Headline: [Your Group Name] Hosts [Event] for Parkinson’s Awareness at [Location] on [Day of the Week, Date]
WHAT:  [Group Name] is inviting the community to attend [event] in recognition of Parkinson’s Awareness Month at [location] on [day of the week, date.] Insert two to three more sentences describing your event.

WHO:  Insert the name and a brief description of the event organizer.

WHY:  April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month.  Nearly one million people in the US currently live with Parkinson’s, including [insert your personal story of why you are organizing this event in your community.]  Parkinson’s disease is a progressive neurological disorder.  Although promising research is being conducted, there is currently no cure for Parkinson’s. 

WHEN:  Insert the day of the week, date and time of your event.

WHERE:  Insert the name of the location and address where your event will take place.

TO LEARN MORE:  For more information about the event, contact [your name, phone number, email address and/or website.]  For more information on Parkinson’s and how you can help make a difference, contact the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation (PDF) at (800) 457-6676, or