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July 2008 Meeting

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WELCOME TO OUR WEBSITE

The Columbia Parkinson's Support Group is incorporated in South Carolina is a 501(c)3 non-profit. The mission of the Columbia Parkinson's Support Group is to provide the Parkinson's Community with a safe environment to obtain SUPPORT, INFORMATION, EDUCATION, create AWARENESS about Parkinson's Disease, and FUND RAISING to further research for the cure of Parkinson's Disease.

Our support group is located in the midlands of South Carolina; serving the counties of (but not limited to) Calhoun, Fairfield, Kershaw, Lexington, Orangeburg, Newberry, Richland, Saluda, and Sumter for over 25 years!

Meetings are open to anyone regardless of race, color, and national or ethnic origin. We welcome anyone afflicted with Parkinson's disease; anyone who has an interest in Parkinson's disease; as well as all visitors, family, friends, and guests to our monthly meetings.
There is no cost to attend our meetings.
Sept 2008 Meeting
Open Forum September 21, 2008
Photo by Dottie Gantt
You and Your Guests Are Always Welcome!  Please don't forget, we always welcome any guests to come with you.  The more your family, friends, neighbors, business associates, or anyone who has an interest in Parkinson's disease can learn about Parkinson's disease, the more support they can provide.  We always welcome students from our universities and colleges - and professionals from the medical community.
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DON'T KNOW WHERE TO GO ON OUR WEBSITE?

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Click here to visit our SITEMAP for a MAP & INDEX of links to "all" of our website pages.

WHAT IS "NEWS JUST FOR YOU"?

Image of microphone and text of "NEWS"


Click here to visit our NEWS JUST FOR YOU where
we have various PD news and information
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Cat walking WE ARE FOCUSING ON 2018 AS THE YEAR OF THE "CAT"

"CAT" = "COMPLEMENTARY ALTERNATIVE TREATMENTS"
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SEVERAL OF OUR MEETINGS IN 2018 WILL HAVE "CAT" TOPICS
CLICK HERE TO VISIT OUR 2018 CALENDAR PAGE TO SEE THE "CAT" TOPICS WE WILL BE PRESENTING

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APRIL 2018 IS PARKINSON'S AWARENESS MONTH

CELEBRATE WITH US THAT APRIL 2018 IS
SOUTH CAROLINA STATE, NATIONAL,
and WORLD PARKINSON'S AWARENESS MONTH!
2018 Governor's Proclamation for PD Awareness Month
South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster has Issued a Governor's Proclamation (see signed Proclamation above) declaring that April 2018 is Parkinson's Awareness Month throughout the state of South Carolina. He has urged all citizens of South Carolina to work together to raise awareness and understanding of this debilitating disease.
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SAVE THIS DATE!!! --- APRIL 14, 2018
Our "Columbia Parkinson's Support Group" and the "Parkinson's Association of the Carolinas" are partnering to present you with a
FREE educational event. This symposium is for patients, caregivers, friends, family, PD professionals, and
anyone interested in learning more about Parkinson's disease.

Click Here For Information About The Symposium -- The Agenda -- About The Speakers -- A Map To The Lourie Center

Note: Breakfast & Lunch will be provided for FREE

Please note that there is limited seating at the symposium.
As we will also be ordering Breakfast & Lunch - we encourage you to register before the seating is filled-up.

To Register For The Symposium Click Here www.parkinsonassociation.org/events-columbia
Or Call 866-903-7275

Please note that we WILL NOT be having our monthly on April 15, 2018.


April 14, 2018 Symposium
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Uncle Sam

Like any other support group, our monthly programs, and services are made possible because of our wonderful Volunteers, who donate their time, their many talents, resources, and other types of contributions.   We always need Volunteers to help our support group.

Click Here
to read a personal letter from a Volunteer, who found out that being a Volunteer improved her life.

If you are interested, and want more information about Volunteering,, please feel free to contact us at Email contact@columbiaparkinsonsupportgroup.org
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Learn more about the Columbia Parkinson's Support Group - "ABOUT US" and "ABOUT OUR MEETINGS & PROGRAMS"

"I have Parkinson's Disease, but Parkinson's Disease doesn't have me!"
Contributed by Dr. Ben Herz


"Life does not end with a Parkinson's Disease diagnosis."
Author Unknown


About Your Privacy
We respect your privacy and will not share your personal information with anyone else.


Visit Our Website Often

We update our website often to help keep you informed about our support group, information, and events about Parkinson's disease. We welcome and encourage you to Give Us Feedback on how we can improve our web site.

Help Us to Help You -Your Donations Matter
Our programs and services are made possible because of the financial support of you and our membership donors. We need your donations to continue to provide you and the Parkinson's Community with support, information, education, awareness, and to raise funds to help find a cure for Parkinson's. Click here to donate

Volunteer to Help
Donations do not always have to be financial or about money. While every dollar counts, you can also donate and contribute your time and your talents to help us. Volunteering to any cause that's important to you can be extremely gratifying. Click here to volunteer
Duncan our mascot dog
"Duncan"
Photo by Dr. Ben Herz

Meet Duncan
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FACEBOOK --
We have a new Facebook address @ParkinsonSupportGroupColumbiaSC --> Click Here To Go To Our Facebook Page

TWEET US - Follow Us - or Mention Us @SCparkinsons

BLOG Us - At the Parkinson Round Table Blog - A great place for conversation, discussion, and exchange. Visit our Blog and join in on the conversation.
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“Every PD patient is unique and everything about his or her disease is specific to him or her and ONLY to him or her. PD has only one time - NOW, the present. The previous hours do not forecast how you are going to feel. The only thing that is predictable about this disease is its unpredictably.”
~~Written by Rick Kramer and Margaret Tuchman~~
 
Thank You!
"Thank You" for visiting our website -and- "Thank You" for supporting and caring about those with Parkinson's Disease and the Parkinson Community..

 
 
 
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