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Posted by Carole on October 04, 2000 at 18:27:46:

TAKE CHARGE AMERICA Ė CURE PARKINSONíS, INC.
3205 SE 7th Street Suite 107 Pompano Beach, Florida 33062
Tel: 954.785.0551 Fax: 954.785.6541 E-mail: aslandes@aol.com
web site: www.cureparkinsons.org

MEDIA ALERT
Contact: Alison Landes
Day Telephone: (954) 785.0551 For Immediate Release
Night Telephone: (954) 785.0551

WANTED: ALL PEOPLE SEEKING A CURE FOR PARKINSON'S DISEASE. The Boca Bovine, a colorful life-sized fiberglass cow is being auctioned on the Internet to benefit Parkinsonís research.

WHO: Take Charge America Ė Cure PARKINSONíS, Inc., a 501 C 3 organization has a cow named The Boca Bovine in Cow Parade New York 2000 sponsored on their behalf by the Boca Raton Resort & Club of Boca Raton, Florida.

WHAT: Take Charge America - Cure Parkinson's mission is to raise awareness and funds for research to find the cause, prevention and cure for Parkinson's disease and improved treatment of symptoms for quality of life in the interim. Web site: www.cureparkinsons.org There are 1.5 million people in the United States battling Parkinson's disease. There are 60,000 people diagnosed annually and 40% of those effected are under the age of 60. The founder of this organization has a sister who was diagnosed 1 x years ago at age 45.

WHEN & WHERE: People around the world will be able to watch the Cow Parade New York 2000 live auction on www.amazon.com on Thursday, September 28 and when the clock strikes 12:01 a.m. on Friday morning September 29th, people around the world who are logged on, will be able to not only watch, but actually start sending in their bids. For our cow, the Starting Time is 10/5 at 1:00:00 PDT, Closing Time is 10/12 at 12:00.00 PDT and our Auction ID # is: 0912B969464. The Boca Bovine will receive fifty percent to benefit Parkinson's research. The remaining 50% will go to other designated charities. The most expensive cow raised $110,000 at the Chicago Cow Parade last year. Oprah Winfrey bid on 3 cows in Chicago. For additional information on the Cow Parade check www.cowparadenewyork.com


WHY: To draw as much attention as possible to The Boca Bovine, a beautiful bovine whose interest is in raising as much money as possible for Parkinsonís research the results of which will facilitate research on other neurological disorders including Lou Gehrigís disease, Alzheimerís, Multiple Sclerosis and spinal cord injury.

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