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Westfield Mayor Proclaims April Parkinson’s Awareness Month (Video)

By JACKIE LIEBERMAN

April 4, 2014 at 12:04 PM

WESTFIELD, NJ — Mayor Andy Skibitsky presented Westfield Parkinson’s Support Group Facilitator Barbara Ringk and support group member Dorothy Doyle with a proclamation declaring April Parkinson’s Awareness Month in Westfield at Tuesday night’s Town Council meeting.

Ringk spoke to the audience about the support group.

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The support group meets at the Presbyterian Church, 140 Mountain Ave, Westfield, on the second Monday of each month. At the next meeting on Monday, April 14 at 1:30 p.m., Nicole Kelleners from the Michael J Fox Foundation will be the featured speaker. Contact Ringk at (908) 322-9214 or bringk@verizon.net for more information.

The Westfield Area Y’s Delay the Disease exercise class meets on Wednesdays and Fridays at 11 a.m. and Mondays at 6:15 p.m. Contact Jean White at 908-233-2700 x246 or jwhite@westfieldynj.org for more information and to register. 

Mayor Skibitsky encouraged the audience to visit www.parkinson.org for more information about the National Parkinson Foundation.