The Greyhound Inn, Keymer, hosted an evening where funds from various activities including a London to Brighton cycle ride by Paul Bowley were added together and a cheque totalling £650 was presented by Hassan the landlord and restaurant proprietor.
In his moving speech he told of his motivation for finding a cure and his respect and support for Parkinson’s UK.
Here in mid Sussex his father was a person with Parkinson’s disease in pledging his life long support he hoped his father would smile on him and agree with what he was doing.
In receiving the cheque mr martin t king (vice president mid sussex ) thanked him and the wider community for their fund raising in the past and the current donation and confirmed Parkinson’s UK continued absolute commitment to find a cure just like the condition the battle is relentless
We have 214 members in this branch with a national membership of approx 36000
Parkinson’s UK is an award winning charity reaching out through its branches giving support to people with Parkinson’s.
Also as part of the charities local activities to encourage a fulfilled a life as possible, we run several aqua fit and fit 4 life exercise classes along with speech and language support groups and we are grateful to the team of therapists pictured here for their excellent care.Half of the funds will go towards the support of these activities and half towards research.
For more information please contact 01444 483504.Helpline 0808 800 0303.
Report and picture contributed by Sue Blunden, chairmanat the Mid Sussex branch of Parkinson’s UK.