Ease the Burden - Find the Cure

APDA provides information, education, and support to those impacted by Parkinson's disease and funds scientific research into the causes, prevention, treatments and ultimately the cure.

Optimism Walks

APDA Rhode Island Chapter
18th Annual Optimism
Race Walk & Roll for Parkinson's

Saturday, September 10, 2016
Goddard State Park, Warwick

In Honor of Walter Langford & the Langford Family

Grand Marshall
Chef Frank Terranova

Official 5K Race & 1.5 Mile Walk

Registration: 9:00 am
Race Start: 10:30 am
Walk Start: 11:00 am

Come enjoy the family fun with a continental breakfast, picnic lunch, raffles, children's games and prizes.

Click through to learn how you can create your team and register online!


Optimism Personal Campaign

"OptimismRides Tour"

Like our friend Steve Moore did with his personal Campaign "OptimismRides Tour", you too can create a personal campaign. To learn more about Steve's motorcycle ride across America & to donate to his campaign click here!

There are no limits to the ways that you can get involved. Start your own fundraising page. Ask family and friends to be your supporters or sponsors. Tie your personal campaign in with a birthday or anniversary celebration, do it in honor or in memory of some special, or connect it to an activity you enjoy - the possibilities are endless! Let your imagination be your guide.

Click below to start your own personal campaign!

Start Here!

9th Annual Golf Tournament

Monday, June 27, 2016
Quidnessett Country Club

Presented by

Pro Clinics 10-12:00 pm
Ed Kirby, Pro PGA Tour
John Del Bonis, Pro Quidnessett Country Club
Mike Hughes, Golf Director Brown University
Dave Marcotte, Pro Point Judith Country Club
Lou Parente, Golf Director Johnson
& Wales University
Chad Spencer, Pro Valley Country Club
Dave Tiedemann, Pro Shelter
Harbor Country Club
Lunch: begins at 11:30 am Shot Gun Start: 1:00pm
Cocktails: 5:30pm
Prime Rib Dinner: 6:30pm
Includes golf, cart, clinics, lunch & dinner
Golfers Cost : $175 Dinner Guest only: $60