The Transylvania Times -

By Mark Todd
Staff Writer" 

Group Brings Awareness To Parkinson's


Pictured, from left, are Carol Langston, post office operations manager, Brevard Mayor Jimmy Harris and Yvonne Logan, Brevard postmaster. They were at the Brevard post office with members of the Brevard-Hendersonville Parkinson's Disease Support Group to show their support for Parkinson's Awareness Month. (Times photo by Mark Todd.)

A group of determined Transylvania County residents gathered at the Brevard Post Office Thursday to kick off their annual effort to increase local awareness of Parkinson's disease.

Brevard Mayor Jimmy Harris was there to lend his support and read a proclamation announcing that April is Parkinson's Awareness Month.

The residents, members of the Brevard-Hendersonville Parkinson's Disease Support Group, were at the post office for two hours sharing refreshments and information about the disorder with members of the public.

Parkinson's disease is a brain disorder. It occurs when certain nerve...

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