Events Join our Community FIND A LOCAL EVENT The St. Louis Chapter’s annual fundraisers and events allow us to contribute to ongoing medical research, provide services for residents of Greater St. Louis with Parkinson’s and spread public awareness about the disease. Volunteering, sponsoring and participating in these events gives you the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of people with Parkinson’s, their families and their caregivers. 2020 Events Midwest Parkinson Congress, May 7, 2020 Join us for an educational symposium for people with Parkinson disease, care partners, family and health care professionals featuring Rebecca Gilbert, MD, PhD; Jennifer Goldman, MD, MS; and Aasef Shaikh, MD, PhD. 22nd Annual Golf Classic in Memory of Jack Buck, May 18, 2020 An exciting day of golf at Algonquin Country Club is followed by an evening of cocktails and dinner at the 22nd annual Golf Classic. Come out and play and then stay for the live auction and fun evening entertainment. The Elliot and Mary Ann Stein Speaker Series, June 7, 2020 The 2020 Stein Speaker Series will feature John O’Leary, a man who defied death. Because of this experience, John truly lives. And, more importantly, John is masterful at conveying the truth that “no obstacle is insurmountable.” 2020 Optimism Walk, October 10, 2020 This fun, family-friendly event provides participants with a short walk, live music, vendor booths, special treats, and time to visit and meet others who have Parkinson disease.