Moving Day North LA County — Event Information

Event Details

Date: Saturday, April 28, 2018
Location: Valencia Heritage Park| MAP

Registration opens: 9:30 a.m. | Walk start time: 10:30 a.m.

Contact: Sarah Osborne | ph: 661-360-5544 | sosborne@parkinson.org
Website: www.parkinson.org

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Join us in thanking our national partners: Right at Home, Sunovian, Medtronic, Impax, AbbVie, Boston Scientific, ADAMAS, Lundbeck. Thank you to our local sponsor Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital, our media sponsors KHTS AM/FM- the Hometown Station and The Magazine of Santa Clarita, and our in-kind sponsors ORVIS, Costco and Trader Joes.

Thank you to our Resource Pavilion presenters: USC Movement Disorders, UCLA Neurosurgery, Kaiser Permanente, Balance & Vestibular Center Physical Therapy, Neuroboxing, CSUN Center of Achievement, Lineage Dance, the SOAR Project, Title Boxing Club, ORVIS Fly Fishing.

Thanks to our Movement Pavilion presenters: Kaiser Permanente PT/OT, Colleen Carroll- NeuroYoga, Balance & Vestibular Center PT, Lineage Dance, Neuroboxing, and the Alexander Technique.

Join us also in thanking our special guests and presenters: Sandra Yanez, Regal/ Lakeside- face painter, Carolyn Watling, Henry Mayo- walk warm up presenter, Councilman Cameron Smyth- opening ceremonies presenter, Nellie Zamascikova- ZAMM photography, Agatha Baldiva- Faith and Felicity Photography, DJ Greg, Carol Nichols- Caregivers Corner massage artist, and Jennifer Parkinson- closing ceremonies speaker.

Many thanks to our planning committee: Dean and Brenda Smethurst, Deuk and Beth Perrin,  Lisa and Greg Barbacovi, and Nellie Zamascikova

And thank you volunteers!!

Congratulations to our current top teams:

TEAM TITLE BOXING, JIM WALKER’S WALKERS, TEAM DEUK, WHAT’S SHAKIN’ – KP TEAM , JELLY BELLIES, SIFUENTES, BOSTON SCIENTIFIC, CAPTAIN TORTOISE, WE’RE NOT SHAKEN, TEAM MELLOTT

And our current top individuals:

LISA OLIVER, DEUK PERRIN, SHEILA (MARNIE) BROWN-WALKER, DEAN SMETHURST, LEIGH SMITH, ENRIQUE SIFUENTES, BART MCPHAIL, JIM WALKER, DAVE MELLOTT, MARICRIS SIFUENTES-VELAZQUEZ

And EVERYONE who came out to make the event so very special! THANK YOU!

Walk Route:

The 5k route is an “Out and Back” walk… turn around and head back at any time! The 1/2 K and 4K turn-around points will be marked with signage. A golf cart and volunteers will monitor the site to assist as needed.

Parking:

A participant drop-off area is available by pulling into the round-about in the lot accessed from Newhall Ranch Road. Enter and proceed to the back of the lot to drop off, then please remove your car to park. We kindly ask that the spaces in the lot closest to the event site are saved for those with blue Disabled Placards. We will barricade as many as possible for this purpose. Please alert a volunteer and show them your Placard to park in these spaces.

Additional parking is available in the lot accessed from Fairview. Overflow parking is available in the Bridgeport Plaza accessed by either McBean or Newhall Ranch Road, and a golf cart shuttle will be available every 10- 15 minutes to bring guests to the site. Signage and volunteers will direct you to the event site if entering on foot.

Fundraising:

Make sure to read through the 2018 Moving Day Team Captain Guide!

Movement Pavilion:

  • 9:30 am – 9:45 am Kaiser Permanente- PWR Up!
  • 9:45 am – 10:00 am Colleen Carol- NeuroYoga
  • 11:00 am – 11:15 am BVC PT- Big and Loud
  • 11:30 am – 11:45 am Lineage Performing Arts- Dance
  • 11:45 am – 12:00 pm Neuroboxing- non-impact boxing

Main Stage:

  • 10:05 am – Opening ceremonies with speaker Councilman Smyth
  • 10:15 am – Walk warm up with Carolyn Watling of Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital
  • 10:20 am – WALK begins!
  • 11:15 – 11:25 am – Shooting Stars dancers
  • 12:00 – 12:15 pm– Closing ceremonies including raffle and announcements
  • 12:30 pm – Event ENDS

Other activities include:

  • Face painting by Regal Medical’s Sandra Yanez
  • Kids’ zone with games and crafts
  • Fly fishing demos from SCV Fly Fishing club
  • Music with DJ Greg
  • CAREGIVERS CORNER with massage artist Carol Nicols
  • TEAM TAILGATE: The top 3 fundraising teams will earn their own private tent onsite!
  • Team and family photobooth with Faith and Felicity Photography
  • SPONSOR PASSPORT raffle. Prizes include:
    • ORVIS Encounter 5-weight 8’6” fly fishing outfit, valued at $169
    • ORVIS Safe Passage 800 Day Pack, valued at $129
    • JetHawks Baseball Cooler Package: 2 baseball caps, JetHawks frisbee, and a certificate for any 10 JetHawks games, valued at over $200

Resource Pavilion Presenters:

USC Movement Disorders, UCLA Neurosurgery, Kaiser Permanente, Balance & Vestibular Center Physical Therapy, Neuroboxing, CSUN Center of Achievement, Lineage Dance and the SOAR Project, Title Boxing Club, SCV Fly Fishing club

Sponsors:

Join us in thanking our national partners: Right at Home, Sunovian, Medtronic, Impax, AbbVie, Boston Scientific, ADAMAS, Lundbeck. Thank you to our local sponsor Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital, our media sponsors KHTS AM/FM- the Hometown Station and The Magazine of Santa Clarita, and our in-kind sponsors ORVIS, Costco and Trader Joes.

Videography and Photography:

This event will be covered by the local press, ZAMM Photography, and it will also be filmed for possible use in a national commercial! So please come with your smile on and bring your whole network of family and friends to represent our community!


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

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

Sarah Osborne | ph: 661-360-5544 | sosborne@parkinson.org

Mailing address:

ATTN: Moving Day North LA County / Sarah Osborne
Parkinson’s Foundation, Inc.
200 SE 1st Street, Suite 800
Miami, FL 33131

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