The Parkinson Alliance Announces 2nd “Food, Wine, & Maybe Tuscany” Fundraiser for Parkinson’s Disease Research Will Take Place on Friday, November 2, 2018, in Princeton, NJ
KINGSTON, N.J., October 4, 2018—The Parkinson Alliance announced today that the second Food, Wine, & Maybe Tuscany, will take place on Friday, November 2, 2018, at the Alexander Ballroom of Princeton Marriott at Forrestal, in Princeton, NJ, in support of much-needed research into Parkinson’s disease. Supporters of the Parkinson’s disease community are invited to join us for an evening of wine and tasting of cuisine prepared by local NJ restaurants. Event guests have a chance to purchase and enter a raffle to win a trip to Tuscany, Italy. Maryum “May May” Ali is the guest speaker of this year’s event.
“We are excited to present this fundraiser as one of our Team Parkinson events. Our organization holds different types of fundraisers nationally so that we can help fund vital research into Parkinson’s disease. We invite everyone concerned with helping to fight Parkinson’s disease to join us in November for the second year of this fundraiser, located here in Princeton, NJ. Your support will make a difference and will help bring us closer to a cure,” stated Martin Tuchman, Chairman of The Parkinson Alliance.
Parkinson’s disease is a chronic and degenerative neurological disorder that affects at least one million people in the U.S., and approximately 60,000 cases are newly diagnosed each year. “Join us as we come together and show support for those who are living with Parkinson’s disease. Proceeds support Parkinson’s disease research. At the event, you will have a chance to hear our special guest speaker, May May Ali. Public Speaker and Social Worker, May May is the eldest child of Muhammad Ali, and she will share family vignettes and her professional experiences. Another highlight of our event is that you will have a chance to win a 7-night trip to Tuscany, Italy, including four airfare vouchers, and the winner may choose from one out of 11 villas,” said Carol Walton, CEO of The Parkinson Alliance.
We are thankful to our sponsors including our Platinum Sponsor, Berkshire Bank, and participating restaurants for their generous support in this event. As of today, participating restaurants include: Antimo’s Italian Kitchen, Bell’s Tavern, Cross Culture, Entrata, Leonardo’s II, Lucy’s Kitchen & Market, Maddalena’s CheeseCake & Catering, Seasons 52, 1911 Smokehouse BBQ, Terra Momo Restaurant Group, The Peacock Inn, Trattoria Procaccini, and Wildflour Bakery/Cafe. Please check our website for the most up to date list of supporting sponsors and restaurants.
Event space is limited, and guests are encouraged to purchase tickets early. The entrance fee is $100 per person, and each raffle ticket for a chance to win a trip for four to Tuscany, Italy, is $50. The fair market value of the trip will be taxable income to the winner.
To learn more and purchase tickets, visit our website at parkinsonalliance.org/event/foodwinetuscany2018 or call (800) 579-8440.
About The Parkinson Alliance
The mission of The Parkinson Alliance is to raise funds for research to end Parkinson’s disease, support the development of new therapies, and improve the quality of life for those living with the disease through patient-centered research and resources. The Parkinson Alliance stands as the umbrella organization for the Parkinson’s Unity Walk, Team Parkinson, and other fundraising events held around the country. Taken together, we have funded over $30 million in research since our founding.
Source The Parkinson Alliance