Donate Now

Our Mission

Parkinson Society British Columbia is the voice of British Columbians living with Parkinson's.  Our purpose is to ease the burden and find a cure for Parkinson's disease through advocacy, education, research and support services.

Contact Us
600 - 890 W. Pender Street Vancouver, BC  V6C 1J9
Tel: 604.662.3240
Toll Free: 1.800.668.3330
Fax: 604.687.1327
Connect with us
  Text Size
Site Search...
Events / SuperWalk
You are...
Parkinson's heroes - inspiring extraordinary hope!

Thank You British Columbia!

Together, we raised...


Community walk results: click here
Individual walker results: click here
Top team results: click here
Photos: click here

* Total includes regional sponsorship. Donations can be made in support of a Walker until December 12, 2014. Click here to donate.
Proceeds from SuperWalk support research, education and support services.


Congratulations to our BC Winners!

SuperWalk-Colin and Jim
L-R: Colin MacBeath, Board Chair;
Jim Smerdon
SuperWalk - Cecilia and Malindar
L-R: Cecilia Tupper, PSBC;
Malindar Sandhu

Jim Smerdon
Top Individual Fundraiser and
Top Team: Show me the Smerdon's
Malindar Sandhu
SuperStar Walker and winner of a two-night getaway at the Magnolia Hotel & Spa a luxurious boutique hotel in beautiful downtown Victoria.
(courtesy of Magnolia Hotel & Spa)
Top of page

Community Walk Revenues

CommunityTotal Raised
CommunityTotal Raised
Campbell River

Prince George

Quadra Island
Elk Valley/Sparwood

Fraser Valley/Fort Langley

Salmon Arm



Maple Ridge/Pitt Meadows

Top of page


Superb SuperStar Walkers: (Raised $5,000 - $14,000)

Kelowna: Wendy Olinger, Robert Thompson, Garry Toop
Nelson: Jeff Zilkie
Surrey: Holly Parrish
Vancouver: Natalie Moser, Judi Richardson, James Smerdon Top Fundraiser $9,829, Linda Thiessen, Deborah Yeates

SuperStar Supreme Walkers (Raised $2,500 $4,999)
Kamloops: Patricia Ballentyne, Jane Osterloh
Kelowna: Ralph Ayers, Peter and Marie Baigent, Klaus Kahl
Nelson: Robert Ivison
Pitt Meadows/Maple Ridge: Peter Ganske
Richmond: Jean Nykyforuk
Surrey: John Manuel
Vancouver: Brian Bovet, Jillian Carson, Tracey-Lee Eddy, Deana Grinnell-Smerdon, Colin MacBeath, Suzanne Stothers, Janet Stuehmer, May Wong
Vernon: Colleen Vollan

SuperStar Walkers (Raised $1,000 $2,499)
Burnaby: Linda Dawson, Michael Dawson
Campbell River: Ken Kennedy, Lisa Rutten
Cranbrook: Cindy Brkich, Annalee Siemens
Elk Valley: Gary Holland, Cailey Hume, Shelly Hume, Terry Hume, Gloria Matatall, Jerome Tracey
Fraser Valley/Fort Langley: Marlene Abbott, Elizabeth Holroyd, Colin McKenzie
Invermere: Grace Sander
Kamloops: Rodney Hobbs, Ruth Konrad, John McCurrach, Rendy Olthuis, Jenica Sawyer, Wesley Stephens
Kelowna: Mary de Souza, John Hallam, Deborah Hartley, Paul Leinemann, Diana Neil, Carole Taylor
Nelson: Barb Arnott, Garry Kalinski, Jill Leffingwell, Renice Townsend, Irene Wright
Parksville: Stuart Jackson, Doug Pickard, Dennis Wrightson
Pitt Meadows/Maple Ridge: Susan Allan, Edith Elliott, Cheryl Hardie, Wim Hunfeld
Prince George: Crystal Beddome, John Corbett, Ronald Corbett, Steve Erdman, Carolyn Lamb
Richmond: Joseph Denofreo, Peggy Nakano, Alan Reynolds
Salmon Arm: Lawrence Marlatt, Emile Roy
Surrey: Chris Parrish, Deborah Payment, Jason Smith, Michael Taylor, John Unsworth, Sherri Zelazny
Vancouver: Elspeth Banerd, Jan Carley, Michael Eddy, Gillian Gallie, Jill Goertzen, Gail Guise, Linda Hale, Kathleen Hallaran, John Hougan, Glenn Karran, Lisa Klatt, Rose Kurysh, Gwenith Lamacraft, David Lanphear, Keith & Patricia Lanphear, Jonathan Mackin, Mariam Manuel, Janet Maybury, Richard Mayede, Ruth Nobbs, Max Nobbs-Thiessen, Alison Norman, Chelsea Rae-Arthur, Sandra Robertson, Malindar Sandhu, Catherine Sandilands, Kamal Shankaran, Robin Shantz, Bernice Smerdon, John Smerdon, Randy Thomas
Vernon: Judith Nelson, Gordon Nuyens, Rhona Parsons, Judy Ringstad
Top of page


BC Teams (Raised $1,000 +)
Campbell River: The Haggis Bashers
Cranbrook: Hope in Bloom, Team Grannalee
Elk Valley: Movers and Shakers, Team Matatall
Fraser Valley/Fort Langley: McWalker's Movers & Shakers, Team Abbott, Team Elizabeth, Walk 4 Pake
Kamloops: Go Granny Go, Hobbs, Team Nonie
Kelowna: Group Therapy, Kilts & Clogs, Percs for Parks, Team Thor, Vreni Morel
Nelson: Garry Kalinski
Parksville: QBSunrise
Pitt Meadows/Maple Ridge: For Pete's Sake, Hardie, PD On The Run, Team Whonnock
Prince George: Corbett's Crew, GAT Gang
Richmond: Jeanne's Hustlers, Team Denofreo
Salmon Arm: Sliders
Surrey: A&W Cruisers, Abilities Rehabilitation, Shake and Bake, Shake Rattle N Roll, South Delta Support Groups, Team Deb, Walking Manuels
Vancouver: Big I, Cooper's Super Troopers, Grant Thornton Everyday Heroes, JAS, Karran Cruisers, Kitco, Lanphear Team, Laurie's Legacy, Mayede - Never Give Up, Red Hot Chili Steppers - Vancouver, Saskatchewan Roots, Screamin' Sandipants, Show Me The Smerdons Top Team $17,819, Stubborn Mule, Team Dito, Team Janet, The Phil-Bob's, TWN Wolf Pack
Vernon: Barb's Team, Sandy's Superwalkers


Global BCA&W
(Newton & Strawberry Hill)
Country 103

Radio NL
The River
Sun FM
AM 1150

If you would like to organize a SuperWalk in your community in 2015, please contact:
Betty Hum at 604 662 3240 |1 800 668 3330 | Email Betty

Parkinson Society of British Columbia