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Shake It Up Hero – Liz

Friday, 9 September 2016

Our Shake It Up Hero this week is Liz who, together with her husband Bradden, is raising funds and awareness for Parkinson’s research and getting fitter at the same time! 1. What Drives Your Commitment to find a cure for Parkinson’s?…

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Shake It Up Hero – Courtney

Friday, 2 September 2016

This week’s Shake It Up Hero is a hero on two fronts – as a researcher and through his fundraising efforts he is at the forefront of the quest for better treatments and ultimately a cure. 1. What Drives Your Commitment…

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Shake It Up Hero – Jacob

Friday, 26 August 2016

This week’s Shake It Up Hero is running for his Papa as part of Team Quinn in South Australia’s City to Bay. 1. What Drives Your Commitment to find a cure for Parkinson’s? My Papa. I love him. He is a really funny…

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Shake It Up Hero – Marie

Friday, 19 August 2016

This week’s Shake It Up Hero is Marie who has been running, cooking, hosting and advocating for Shake It Up to raise funds and awareness for Parkinson’s research. 1. What Drives Your Commitment to find a cure for Parkinson’s? My dad Damon was diagnosed…

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Shake It Up Hero – Danielle

Friday, 22 July 2016

This week’s Shake It Up Hero is Danielle who is collaborating with her business network to raise funds for Parkinson’s research. 1. What Drives Your Commitment to find a cure for Parkinson’s? My father was diagnosed with Parkinson’s in 2000. He was…

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Shake It Up Heroes – Sandra & Noel

Friday, 24 June 2016

This week’s Shake It Up Heroes are Sandra and Noel who have been shaking things up at their local markets to support their Son Vaughan who is also one of our Shake It Up Heroes. 1. What Drives Your Commitment to…

Shake It Up Hero – Gary

Friday, 27 May 2016

This week’s Shake It Up Hero is Gary who is going to great heights to raise funds and awareness for Parkinson’s research. 1. What Drives Your Commitment to find a cure for Parkinson’s? We have a family friend who suffers, albeit quietly…

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Shake It Up Hero – Kirrilly

Friday, 20 May 2016

This week’s Shake It Up Hero has honoured her Dad by completing a half marathon and in the process raised $1000 for Parkinson’s research. 1. What Drives Your Commitment to find a cure for Parkinson’s? My Dad suffered from Parkinson’s for around 10 years…

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Shake It Up Hero – Ben

Friday, 13 May 2016

This week’s Shake It Up Hero sacrificed his impressive head of hair and in the process raised over $4500 for Parkinson’s research. 1. What Drives Your Commitment to find a cure for Parkinson’s? My Dad’s recent diagnosis with Parkinson’s disease…

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Shake It Up Hero – Graeme

Thursday, 28 April 2016

This week’s Shake It Up Hero is also a Shake It Up Board member, choosing to participate in Pause 4 Parkinson’s by hosting his very own fundraising golf day! 1. What Drives Your Commitment to find a cure for Parkinson’s?…

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Pause 4 Parkinson’s – why you should get involved

Thursday, 24 March 2016

Pause 4 Parkinson’s is just around the corner! People from all over Australia are organising their fundraising event – in their home with friends and family, out and about, or in their work place with colleagues! Whilst some events are…

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Shake It Up hero – Katrina

Thursday, 24 March 2016

This week’s Shake It Up Hero is Katrina, who, as a part of Pause 4 Parkinson’s 2016 has organised ‘Dance 4 Parkinson’s’ in Melbourne’s Federation Square – and you can join her! 1. What drives your commitment to find a…

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Shake It Up Heroes – Bev and Kelly

Friday, 4 March 2016

Meet Bev and Kelly, our wonderful Shake It Up Heroes who have joined forces to Pause 4 Parkinson’s for their fundraiser in La Perouse – and your invited! 1. What Drives Your Commitment to find a cure for Parkinson’s? Bev: Apart from my…

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Shake It Up Hero – Carol

Thursday, 25 February 2016

Our Shake It Up Hero this week is the wonderful Carol, who celebrated her milestone birthday in a unique and heartfelt way. 1. What Drives Your Commitment to find a cure for Parkinson’s? I was diagnosed with Parkinson’s a year…

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Shake It Up Hero – Sunday

Thursday, 4 February 2016

It is not often that you have a creative 9 year old selling her creations for a cure, but that is what the big hearted, generous and very talented Sunday has been doing for the past year, with her pieces…