Louisiana Walks for Parkinson's

brought to you by Supernus

Celebrate living well with your community while benefiting the Davis Phinney Foundation for Parkinson's

This year's walk is dedicated in loving memory of Dr. Jay Rao. IMG_2454.jpg

Saturday, October 8, 2022 - Metairie, LA

 

Where
Pavilion Island at Lafreniere Park

3000 Downs Blvd
Metairie, LA 70003
 

When
October 8, 2022
Registration and t-shirt pick-up at 9:00 am
Walk begins at 11:00 am

 

What
LA Walks is a celebration of living well complete with two handicap accessible walking routes, local food and beverages, a silent auction, parade of prizes raffle, live music, entertainment and local resources for people with Parkinson's.

LA Walks benefits the Davis Phinney Foundation for Parkinson's.

Registration options:

  • Adult Participant  - $30 (Includes LA Walks event tee, food, beverages and more)
  • Child Participant - FREE (12 and under, includes food and beverages)
    *Please note: All event-day participants must be registered regardless of age, to participate in the Louisiana Walks for Parkinson's event. 

Additional purchase options:

  • Extra adult tee
  • Youth tee
  • Parade of Prizes raffle tickets*

*Prepurchasing Parade of Prizes raffle tickets will save time! Tickets purchased in advance with registration will be printed with your name and phone number and will be available for pick-up day of the event at the raffle ticket sales tent.

Help us raise $100,000!
Check out the awesome incentives you can earn by becoming a Team DPF fundraiser at LA Walks!

 

The Walk Schedule of Events

  • 9am  Registration and pre-registered t-shirt pickup, Silent Auction and Parade of Prizes opens, coffee, donuts and fresh fruit  
  • 9:50am  Opening remarks and welcome
             Title Sponsor: Supernus Pharmaceuticals, Patrick Perrien
             Guest Emcee: Honorable Scott A. Walker, Jefferson Parish Council-at-Large, Division B
             Introduction of Event Committee and the Davis Phinney Foundation staff
             Dr. Jay Rao memorial dedication to Rao Family presented by Dr. David Houghton, Dr. Shilpa Shitnis, Dr. Sarah Perez and Roberta Powell
             Charles "Chuck" E. DeBlieux III memorial presentation to DeBlieux Family presented by Kimerly E. Coshow, PhD
             Rosina Kahn Sapir Parkinson's Community Service Award presented by Sapir Family
             Stephen J. Casamento Parkinson's Caregiver Award presented by Casamento Family
             Dance for PD and Zumba Pre-Walk warm-up
 
  • 11am  Line up for Walk at the back bridge behind the pavilion and Walk begins
  • 11am-2pm  Music by FlipSide Band of NOLA
          Lunch served as walkers return
  • 12pm  "Live Well Today" and "Every Victory Counts" Fundraising Champion Awards
  • 12:45pm  Parade of  Prizes Raffle and Liquor Wagon Closes   
  • 12:50pm  Liquor Wagon Winner Announced (winner must be present)
  • 1pm  Last call for Silent Auction bids
  • 1:15pm  Silent Auction closes 
  • 2:00pm  Event concludes 

 View pdf of schedule.

*Please consider volunteering to stay and help pick up after event ends.  We are very thankful for anyone that is willing to lend a hand.
*Backdrop to for individual or team pictures will be available through-out the day

 
Hotel Room Block Information
Sheraton Metairie - New Orleans Hotel for 129 USD per night with free parking, breakfast, and wifi. 

 


Thank you to our sponsors and exhibitors!

 

Event Sponsor Logos for 2022 LWP