Charleston Event Details!

WHAT: Fund-raising event to raise awareness of Parkinson’s Disease

WHEN: 9 a.m. – noon Saturday, June 2, 2018

WHERE: James Island County Park – Edisto Hall: 871 River land Drive, Charleston, SC 29412

WHO: Organized by the Parkinson’s Foundation

National Coordinator of Signature Events –  Kristin Trulock,, (501) 590-8948

For Full event Details please Click Here

8:40-9:00 am Higher Education – Set 1
9:00-9:30 am Bob Michalski – Set 1
9:00 am Registration Announcement
Registration Opens
Movement Pavilion Opens
Refreshment Tent Opens
PAALS Therapy Dogs Area Opens
Resource Tent Opens
Kid Zone Opens
9:30-9:50 am Higher Education – Set 2
9:50-10:20 am Bob Michalski – Set 2
10:20 am Opening Ceremony – Dr. John Common, Beth Plante, Dr Hinson, Jay Phillips “Blame It on the Parkinson’s” line dance warm-up (starring Mitch Faile) Lee Westbrook, Poet Laureate
10:30ish am Ribbon Cutting and Walk Begins
10:40-11:00am “Move with Parkinson’s” onstage (Angie)
11:00-11:30 am Bob Michalski — Set 3
11:30-11:40 am FEELanthropi’s Team Swagger, DJ Music
11:40 am Closing Ceremony – Kristin Trulock, Awards
12:00 pm Event Closes

Click here for Resource Pavilion Participant Information

Movement Pavilion Schedule

9 – 9:20 a.m. Rock Steady Boxing MUSC – Wellness Center
9:20 – 9:40 a.m. Bonnie Friedman – Yoga and Balance
9:40 – 10 a.m. Rock Steady Boxing Charleston – Grit Box Fitness
10 -10:20 a.m. Patrick Ruppe – LSVT Big – Fox Rehab
11 – 11:20 a.m. Stephen Cutia – LSVT Loud – Northern Tides Speech and Language
11:20 – 11:40 Reggie Westbrook – Tai Chi – Masters Studios of Self Defense

 Click Here to view the Movement Pavilion Participant Information.


  • Registration and activities, 9 – 10 a.m.
  • Registration Table: Pick up your “Passport to Parkinson’s” from our fabulous greeters or registration table. Make sure to visit all the booths with your passport for a chance to win some great prizes. Turn in your passport to the Mission Tent before closing ceremonies. Have to be present to win.
  • General activities: live entertainment, food, dog obedience course and giveaways
  • Kids Zone: face painting, washable tattoos, photo booth, Baggo, and other kids activities
  • Special activities: “Parkinson’s Experience”, recognition of area medical sponsors, fundraiser awards, visit the Resource Tent, Mission Tent for all Parkinson’s Foundation resources, local and national sponsor tents, and team tailgating


  • Walk begins at 10:30 a.m.
  • Casual walk of 2 miles, the red course around the lake
  • Safety: Those with health concerns need not walk, chair yoga will happen during the walk
  • Access: For all ages, wheelchair and stroller accessible, pets are welcomed


  • Free sign-up: Click here to form or join a team or contact Kristin at or (501) 590-8948
  • Team Captains: Asked to form biggest team they can with all of their friends and family
  • Walkers: Walking shoes and a smile
  • Moving Day T-shirts: Given to each walker collecting $100 in donations
  • Team T-shirts: Teams are encouraged to design their own and order at own expense from any shop; options can also be found here
  • Donations: Asking is as easy as sending a letter or e-mail, or pointing friends to walkers can make a personal Web page there and will receive kits with collection materials. We recommend you putting your personal URL on your social media pages. This can be made in your participant center or contact Kristin at for help.
  • Collection: Funds go to local and national missions for the Parkinson’s Community!


  • Transportation: there will be golf carts to transport you from parking lot if needed.
  • Media: We will have lots of radio and TV spots leading up to the event.
  • RAIN OR SHINE: Activities will take place rain or shine. If it is raining we will move festivities in Edisto Hall.
  • Facebook page – Parkinson’s Foundation Moving Day Charleston
  • Lodging Information: Please click here for group rates at Comfort Suites West of the Ashley. Registration cut-off is May 1. Cancellation may be made without penalty as late as 4 pm on June 1.


This effort will help bring the Parkinson’s community together and strengthen local Parkinson’s Foundation support for South Carolina dealing with this disease.


Take SC-30 W and Central Park Rd to James Island Pkwy
12 min (5.9 mi)
Head west on Broad St toward King St 0.8 mi
Continue onto Lockwood Drive 0.7 mi
Slight right to merge onto SC-30 W toward James Island/Folly Beach 2.8 mi
Turn right onto Folly Rd 0.1 mi
Turn left onto Central Park Rd 0.9 mi
Turn left onto River land Drive 0.5 mi
Follow James Island Pkwy to your destination 4 min (0.9 mi)
Turn right onto James Island Pkwy 0.9 mi
Turn right 33 feet
Turn left 121 feet

To learn more about the resources in your area, and the great work of the Parkinson’s Foundation, please visit our website

If you have any questions about Moving Day, are interested in sponsorship opportunities or would like information about the foundation, please contact us below:

Kristin Trulock | ph: 501-590-8948 |

Mailing address:

ATTN: Moving Day Charleston-SC / Kristin Trulock
Parkinson’s Foundation, Inc.
200 SE 1st Street, Suite 800
Miami, FL 33131

Moving Day has raised nearly $45 million and brought more than 186,000 participants together.