The community is invited to attend the first-ever local event to raise funds for the Parkinson Research Foundation and Parkinson Place. Public ticket sales begin April 14.

SARASOTA, FL, April 10, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ — Parkinson Place, under the direction of the Parkinson Research Foundation, will hold the organization’s first-ever community fundraising event, The “Sweet Caroline” Tour: A Neil Diamond Concert Celebration, at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall on New Year’s Eve, Dec. 31, 2018.

The full New Year’s Eve event encompasses a VIP cocktail reception, five-star dining experience, Neil Diamond tribute concert starring Jay White and after party featuring Chameleon, Florida’s premier dance band. Potential attendees have the option to purchase full-access passes or individual tickets. Proceeds benefit Parkinson Place and the Parkinson Research Foundation, supporting initiatives to increase awareness and fund research to find a cure for Parkinson’s disease. Funds raised also contribute to services that improve the quality of life for Parkinson Place patients and their loved ones.

“We are thrilled to introduce and invite the community to our first local fundraising initiative for those affected by Parkinson’s disease,” said Parkinson Research Foundation Chairman Larry Hoffheimer. “It is inspiring to see the community so excited to participate in such a cause-worthy event.”

Reserved concert seats, after party tickets and exclusive VIP packages are available Saturday, April 14 at or For more information, visit or call 833-NEILEVE. Space is limited.

About Parkinson Place and the Parkinson Research Foundation
Parkinson Place, under the direction of the Parkinson Research Foundation, is a first-of-its-kind, 11,000 square-foot multidisciplinary care center in Sarasota, Florida, dedicated to the physical, mental, emotional and social needs of those living with Parkinson’s disease. Parkinson Place offers the finest educational, empowerment and evidence-based group participation programs that have proven effective in promoting quality of life for those affected by Parkinson’s disease. The Parkinson Research Foundation, Inc. is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation. A copy of the official registration and financial information may be obtained from the division of consumer services by calling toll-free within the state (1-800-help-fla). Registration does not imply endorsement, approval or recommendation by the state. For more information, visit: or

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