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Fundraiser brings awareness of Parkinson's disease



It is a disease that has no cure but can be managed.

Parkinson's disease affects the nervous system and causes visible tremors in a patient.

The Coastal Bend Parkinson Support Group helps local people living with the disease. They provide meetings and activities for members such as the Rock Steady Boxing Program; A boxing event designed specifically for Parkinson's patients.

On Saturday, the group hosted a fundraiser for Parkinson's Awareness, Research, Support and the Boxing Program. The Most Precious Blood Church hosted the event and activities including guest speakers, prizes, a silent auction and of course food.

The group encourages people with Parkinson's disease to join their boxing program. They train at the Corpus Christi Boxing from 1

2 o'clock. until 1pm, Monday through Thursday

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