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April Is Parkinson’s Awareness Month

Parkinson’s represents the second most common neurodegenerative disease in the United States, affecting over one million people. Allied Services and the Northeastern Pennsylvania Parkinson’s Foundation are the area’s leading organizations in fighting the disease and providing valuable services to patients, families and caregivers in our region. To raise awareness, the Lackawanna County Commissioners designated April as “Parkinson’s Awareness Month” in our community. Seated.

l-r, Atty. William Conaboy, President and CEO of Allied Services; Commissioner Jim Wansacz, Atty. Joseph Coviello, President of the Northeastern Pennsylvania Parkinson’s Foundation; Commissioner Corey D. O’Brien, and Commissioner Patrick M. O’Malley. Standing l-r, Michael Avvisato, Allied Services’ Chief Financial Officer; and Don and Mari Dempsey-Hart, Co-chairs of Allied Services’ “Pledge For Parkinson’s” reception.