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Shrewsbury Branch                                      NEWSLETTER
Our mission is the conquest of Parkinsonís and the alleviation of the suffering and                                       distress it causes, through effective research, education, welfare and communication  We meet at the Harlescott Social Club, Roselyn, Harlescott, SY1 4LP on the first Thursday of the month at 2.15 pm
Fred Jones  –  Chairman                     01743 872597       Kathy Day    -  Vice Chairman             01743 354856       Val Mckay    -  IS Worker                     0344 225 3643 website: www.shrewsburyparkinsons.co.uk
For our April Meeting, we had a talk by Lisa Cigsar from Co-Op Estates on the topic of “Health, Tax and Toy boys”. This was a talk on what to do to protect your estate before the end of life threatens Lisa has been back to several members on a one to one basis. For our May meeting we had a visit from Dawn Carr Regional Coordinator for Parkinson’s UK with a talk on the Strategic Plans that the society have for the coming Five years regarding in the research and treatment of Parkinsons and the ever-green endeavors of the Society to find the monies to support this, we have as a branch just donated £2,000 to a research programme in the use of already established drugs in the hope that some may be of benefit to People with Parkinson’s. Don’t forget Those of you going to the Theatre on the 3rd June. Meet in the foyer at 2pm to collect your tickets. Day Trip this year will be on the 18th July to Salford Quays do your own thing when we get there, we will be leaving the Harlescott club at 10am this one is a free one. Anyone wishing to go see me at one of the meetings or ring 872597 there will be a 49-seat capacity.                                    Edwin Hargraves presenting the branch with a Donation                                    in Memory of his Wife Shelagh at a Physiotherapy                                                   Session