Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Hey Tennessee: If you happen to be in the neighborhood...

The Northeast TN Parkinson’s Disease Support Group

invites you to a special PD support group meeting

to hear and meet..

Eileen “Strong Feather” Colon

of Hamilton, New Jersey,

who will climb Mount Kilimanjaro in July 2009

as a member of ‘The Regulars’

--a group of regular people committed to climbing a mountain a year to bring awareness to

Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s diseases

Saturday, May 23 6:00-7:30 pm

MSHA Health Resources Annex Classroom,

Johnson City Mall

Eileen will discuss her involvement in a special group making a difference for Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s diseases by climbing mountains on a journey called ‘10 Mountains in 10 Years- A Quest for the Cure‘.

The Regulars (www.theRegulars.org) are an inspiring group of people with a mission of bringing together regular people to make a difference toward a cure for Parkinson‘s and Alzheimer‘s diseases!

Eileen Colon (nicknamed “Strong Feather” by her climbing mates) is a 51 year old wife and mother who has been involved in numerous charity awareness activities such as the MS walk and the Susan G. Koman 3 day Cancer walk. She is a second degree black belt in Teakwondo and climbed Mt. Hood and Mt. Washington last year in her first climbs with The Regulars. She blogs about her mission with the Regulars at www.10mountains10years.blogspot.com. She will climb with team leader Enzo Simone and 9 others up Mt. Kilimanjaro in Africa in early July 2009.

Come hear this inspiring woman tell how people like me and you can make a difference! For more information call Judy Hensley 423-773-2244 or the Health Resources Center 423-915-5200.

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