Symposium planned

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Parkinson Society Support Group of Dickinson County area will host its third annual U.P. Parkinson Disease Symposium from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 17, in Fornetti Hall and lower commons area of Bay College West in Iron Mountain.

This is a Upper Peninsula and northern Wisconsin event focusing on Parkinson’s disease. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m., with the program at 9.

Returning will be keynote speaker Jo Bidwell of Lubbock, Texas, with her speech, “I Have Parkinson’s Disease, Now What?”

“Come for a day of information, activities and interaction,” said Pauline Hill, group facilitator.

For more information, call Hill at 906-774-0332.