Monday, March 11, 2013
A few tickets still remain for the event, benefitting Parkinson's disease research.
There are a few remaining tickets for the Paul Ruby Foundation for Parkinson’s Research’s upcoming event on April 27. The dinner-dance event will be held at the Herrington Inn & Spa and feature the music of Robert Cornelius 7 and Chanson du Chat. Robert Cornelius is the nephew of the founder of Soul Train, and is a well-known musician throughout the Chicagoland area. Chanson du Chat will be featured during the cocktail hour, and performs throughout the Chicagoland area, as well, and is getting ready to release their first album. Auction items include a two-night stay in a private guest house at a winery, which features tours and tastings at three wineries, a special Hearts of Fire diamond jewelry piece from State Street Jewelers, and one …
Saturday, February 9, 2013
Limited tickets are still available for "A Night Out" on April 27 at the Herrington Inn & Spa.
Limited tickets are still available for The Paul Ruby Foundation for Parkinson’s Research dinner dance fundraiser on April 27 at the Herrington Inn & Spa in Geneva. Lisa Dent of US*99, America’s Country Music Station will act as emcee for the night. The night will feature the music of Robert Cornelius 7, as well as Chanson du Chat during the cocktail hour. Robert Cornelius is a well-known musician in the Chicago area, who is the nephew of Soul Train founder, Don Cornelius. Items for the auction include: a two-night stay for up to four people at a winery in a private guest house, including private tours and tastings at three wineries, a special Hearts of Fire diamond jewelry from State Street Jewelers, and one of the last cases of the …
Monday, September 10, 2012
The 2012 Concert for a Cure adds another $100,000 to the total the local foundation has raised for Parkinson's research.
This year’s Concert for a Cure, held on Aug. 28 at Tanna Farms, was hugely successful and enabled the Paul Ruby Foundation to raise this year’s goal of $100,000 for Parkinson’s research at Northwestern Memorial Hospital’s Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Center. Eleven bands provided entertainment for the more than 1,200 people who attended this year’s concert. More than 200 volunteers helped make the concert happen, providing invaluable help and ensuring everything ran smoothly the day of the concert. The Paul Ruby Foundation has now raised more than $500,000 for Parkinson’s research, and the board of the foundation will go to Northwestern Memorial Hospital on Oct. 24 to hear presentations on research projects that need funding…
Sunday, December 18, 2011
The $100,000 contribution to Northwestern Medicine will support researchers working to find better treatments and ultimately a cure.
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Sunday, December 18, 2011
Nearly 1.5 million Americans are living with Parkinson’s disease, a slowly progressing neurodegenerative brain disorder. The disease, which has been linked to a lack of dopamine in the brain, causes symptoms including tremor, slowness of movement, muscle stiffness and balance problems. Since there is currently no cure for Parkinson’s disease, most patients focus on working with their physician to find a treatment plan that preserves their quality of life while minimizing the symptoms of the disease. For Paul Ruby, manager of the Herrington Inn in Geneva, this was not enough. Ruby set out on a personal journey to help find a cure after being diagnosed with young-onset Parkinson’s in 2006. He founded the Paul Ruby Foundation for Parkinson’s…