On February 2nd, there is a table quiz in Crossmahon bar (Knocknagarrane, Cross Mahon, Co. Cork, P72 P627). From the recent annual Crowley Clan gathering a decision was made to hold a quiz to raise funds for local charities of which Cork Parkinson’s is one. It starts @ 8.30 pm, 4 members per team at €10 a person. There will also be a raffle running on the evening with various prizes. This is a fun way to fundraise and enjoy a social outing too. Tony will be putting on his Quiz Master’s hat and won’t show favouritism! Please spread the word to your friends and family.
What an amazing way to start the new year. We now have a Parkinson’s nurse (Jill Murphy) in CUH and an advice helpline. This went live on 2nd January and it can be accessed on Mondays and Thursdays between 9.00am and 1pm. The caller will be directed straight to a mailbox and will be able…
A big shoutout to Stella for organising another brilliant day in Gougane Barra and for arranging the fine weather too. It was such a pleasure to meet up with 25 fellow CPA members after a long time apart. Let’s hope this marks the start of our group activities returning to normal!
CPA is renowned for the number of Parkinson’s Related research projects we get involved with.
I had the honour of accompanying John & Margaret Curtin yesterday to John’s former employer DDW Colour. There were two reasons for the presentation, first to mark John’s retirement from the company where he had served for a number of years and to this day is sadly missed and is still held in high regard. This brings me on to…
In a sign of things to come, the Southern Star has and article promoting CPA. As part of our Cork 500 campaign we will be working closely with various media sources to promote CPA and increase membership.