Tumby Bay Parkinson’s Group 10th birthday | GALLERY

About 50 people gathered at the Grand Tasman Hotel on Saturday for Tumby Bay Parkinson’s Group’s 10th birthday.

People came from across Eyre Peninsula for the event which celebrated the group’s achievements as well as those who have helped make the group what it is today, such as group founder Oakley Dyer and current facilitator Natasha Clark.

Guest speakers included Parkinson’s SA chief executive officer Olivia Nassaris and disability advocate Kelly Vincent. 

People in attendance enjoyed a luncheon with raffles also providing a chance to win prizes.

Mr Dyer has said he started the group after he was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in 2006 and his wife Betsy recognised the need for a group to inform and support local people who have also been diagnosed, which the group has done since then for many people across the region.