News and Updates

Live it! Magazine

Live it Fall 2016 - Iowa Chapter APDAThe Fall 2015 issue of Live it! magazine is out! We bring you the stories of three unique individuals: an athlete, an artist, and an educator. Lyle Gibson, author of A Lifetime in Motion, describes how his love of sports has developed over a lifetime and how he continues to stay active after his diagnosis. Chris Brackett creates unique floral garden ornaments—she tells the story of how she first got started with this fun idea. Keith Fritz, high school principal in Northwood, Iowa, explains why he loves his job and how he keeps up with the demands of both work and family. Read this issue!






Thank You & Kudos!

Shake Rattle and Roll Fundraiser for the Iowa Chapter

We also give thanks for the many committed and generous individuals who have helped raise funds for our organization—Amanda Seuntjens and other community members in NW Iowa held a fundraiser in Ida Grove at the Skate Palace with over 200 people in attendance and raised over $3500. The Lost Cause Motorcycle group held their annual motorcycle fundraiser in August and raised over $30,000, the annual Eastern Iowa Parkinson’s Golf Classic was also held in August and raised of $10,000, and the East Sac County High School Girls’ Volleyball Team held their annual Grey Out Night which raised over $3000. In their final year participating in the Des Moines marathon, the PD Walkers raised over $15,000. We are so thankful to these wonderful groups for their generosity, time and effort. We recognize these groups on our ‘Thank You & Kudos’ page.