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14th Annual Parkinson's Unity Walk Most Successful Event to Date
Date:5/9/2008

First Time Ubell Prize Announced to Recognize Outstanding Journalism in Support of Parkinson's Disease and Other Motion Disorders Awareness and

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NEW YORK, May 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Although the weatherman predicted rain, that did not impede more than 10,000 people from joining together in New York's Central Park on Saturday, April 26th to unite as a passionate and dedicated community to raise money and spirits for Parkinson's disease research.

The crowd has been growing since 1994, when Margot Zobel founded the Walk to raise awareness of Parkinson's disease and funds for Parkinson's research. "There were only 200 people walking that day -- but we felt we were making history. We raised $16,000, and, as we had pledged, every penny was turned over to research," stated Margot.

After inspiring speeches from Former Attorney General Janet Reno and Maryum "May May" Ali, Muhammad Ali's daughter, among others, prize drawings and announcement of the top teams and individual fundraisers, thousands of people and more than 400 teams carrying signs of support and hope, walked along the tree-lined, wheelchair-accessible, 2-mile circular path under blue skies, sunshine, and gentle breezes.

Since its inception, the Unity Walk has built upon the success of each previous year, increasing Parkinson's awareness, and much-needed funds for research, making it the largest grassroots event for Parkinson's disease. This year's Walk is proving to be the most successful yet, and with still another full month left for people to donate for 2008, there is no doubt that the amount raised will continue to increase.

Credited with helping increase awareness and the amount of money raised this year is the "One Step Closer" fundraising guide, which provides helpful tips and tools to support fundraising efforts. Designed in partnership with Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals Inc., the proud partner and premier sponsor f
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