Sept 2 Book Fair


Please join us at the Andover Bookstore on

Tuesday, September 2 from 5:30pm – 7:30pm 

during which time, 20% of all  in-store sales will be donated to benefit the

Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research  


This year at the Boston Bruins Alumni charity game, all profits are being donated to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research – and this year, the Andover Bookstore is hoping to donate as well, but we need your help!



From 5:30pm – 7:30pm on Tuesday, September 2,

20% of all in store sales will be donated to the cause!


Parkinson’s disease is a progressive, neurodegenerative disease that affects the motor system. Those who have PD suffer from difficulties with breathing, balance, movement, and heart function. The disease is caused by the slow deterioration of the nerve cells in the brain, which create dopamine; a natural substance found in the brain that helps control muscle movement throughout the body. There is currently no cure for Parkinson’s disease.


So please come, buy books, and help support research for Parkinson’s, which affects nearly 500,000 people in the United States alone, with an estimated 50,000 Americans newly diagnosed each year.   

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