Southwest Parkinson Society to host two events this weekend

Southwest Parkinson Society to host two events this weekend

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LUBBOCK, Texas -

In hopes of raising awareness for Parkinson's disease, Southwest Parkinson Society is hosting two events this weekend.

Starting Friday, September 15th from 7 to 10:30 p.m. with a Happy Trials Kick Off Barbeque at Four Bar K Event Center. Then on Saturday, September 16th from 9 a.m. to noon with The Fall Walk Through the Ranch at the National Ranching Heritage. Both events will include family fun activities and food. 

Cassondra Davis, a Lubbock resident and board member was diagnosed with young onset Parkinson's in March. She says upon learning about her diagnosis she turned to the organization for support. 

"They were just available to me in all different formats, from therapy, to doctor recommendations, to the symposium they put on every year which gives the latest information on treatments and research and things like that," Davis said. 

For tickets for the events call the Southwest Parkinson Society at 806-725-0941 or register online at swparkinson.org.

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