Traverse City Record-Eagle


May 24, 2014

Body & Soul in Brief: 05/24/2014

Calling all future board members

TRAVERSE CITY — The United Way of Northwest Michigan will host a board recruitment fair from 5-8 p.m. May 28 at the Mt. Holiday Ski Resort, 3100 Holiday Road.

The event is meant to connect prospective volunteers with nonprofits that seek to broaden their leadership pools. Organizers say more than a dozen nonprofit organizations will appear at the fair to recruit new people. Those interested in serving on boards and committees in the future are encouraged to attend.

The program is free and open to the public. For more information call the United Way of Northwest Michigan at 947-3200 or go

Dances ofUniversal Peace

BENZONIA — Dances of Universal Peace will be presented May 31 at Llama Meadows Eco Farm.

The simple, meditative, multi-cultural circle dances will be taught and performed from 7:30-10 p.m. A $5-$10 donation is suggested and attendees should bring their own dancing shoes. Healthy hors d’oeuvres for after the dance are welcome. For details, call 882-4933 or342-6564, or email

Parkinson’sSummer Forum

TRAVERSE CITY — Anyone interested in learning about Parkinson’s disease is invited to the 29th annual Parkinson’s Summer Forum.

The forum will be held from 8:45 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. June 5 at the Hagerty Center, 715 E. Front St. The theme is “Creating Connections” and the keynote speaker for the morning session is Dr. Danette C. Taylor.

Dr. Taylor is a neurologist at Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital. She has been in clinical practice since 1994 and has a great deal of experience treating patients with many types of movement disorders. In addition to patient care, Dr. Taylor is actively involved training residents and medical students. She also is a clinical assistant professor at Michigan State University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine and has been a member of the medical and scientific advisory council for the Alzheimer’s Association of Michigan.

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