The Tipperary Branch of the Parkinson’s Association of Ireland are to hold a Golf Classic at Thurles Golf Club.
Local correspondent Mr Gerry Bowe reports:-
The Parkinson’s Association of Ireland (Tipperary Branch) was established some 12 years ago and today continue to provides continued services and supports to people affected by the disease both here in county Tipperary and indeed nationally.
The Tipperary Branch of the Parkinson’ Association of Ireland will hold a Golf Classic at Thurles Golf Club on Monday August 1st next. To this end supporters are being invited to sponsor a “Tee box” at a cost of just €50. Of course donations, no matter how small, are also most welcome and further details can be had by contacting one of the following locally: Mr John Hackett, Mrs Peggy Kirby or Mr Stevie Smee.
Parkinson’s is a disorder of our body’s nervous system, which directly impacts upon one in every 500 people and currently approximately 8,000 people in the Republic of Ireland have been diagnosed as suffering from this progressive neurological condition. People suffering with Parkinson’s require regular inputs from Specialists who deal with this condition from diagnosis and onwards; so as to ensure that symptoms are managed effectively and greater quality of life is maintained.
Yours sponsorship and any future support in hosting this event, as always, will be very much appreciated.