A. "John Paul Memorial Respite Scholarships" NEW!
The Parkinson Support Group of the Finger Lakes announces availability of funds from the newly created "John Paul Memorial Respite Scholarship" program. These funds are being made available to honor and memorialize the efforts, support and friendship of our group's founder John Paul. We also gratefully thank Pat Smith for her continuing efforts of our Support Group and those with PD and Care Partners.
We are offering a limited amount of $100 scholarships (one per household) to you, our PSGFL members, so that you can find hope, joy, determination, peace and thankfulness for your continuing journey with Parkinson's Disease.
See more details under "Scholarships."
B. Picnic, August 25, at Outhouse Park, Out House Road, Canandaigua 11-1 PM. See more details under "Meetings".
C. John W. Paul 1934-2020
We have lost a special member of our support group; in fact, he founded our particular group based in Canandaigua. Thus, we have so much to thank him for.
In 2008, the only support groups were scheduled in Rochester, a difficult evening trip for people already dealing with an unexpected diagnosis of Parkinson Disease. For 20 years he dealt with the disease and helped to establish our support group in Canandaigua along with his wife, Pat Smith. We owe John a debt of gratitude for starting our group with 12 people now grown to over 100.
Please, download his obituary and his memorial service on UTube by clicking the links below.