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Help Baker Glass Works Help Defeat Parkinson’s

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    Bill Mosley founded Baker Glass Works in 1979, hoping to use the business venture as a force for good in his small community.  While Mosley's glass repair shop eventually grew to service most of South Louisiana, the entrepreneur remained committed to bettering his community, especially the local public schools and youth athletic programs.   In 2008, Mosley was diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease, and soon after, the severity of his tremors made it impossible for him to work with his hands.
    Parkinson's Disease is a progressive disorder of the nervous system that affects movement.  As many as 1 million Americans live with Parkinson's Disease, and about 60,000 more are diagnosed each year. Louisiana has one of the highest incidence rates in the nation, with Parkinson's affecting more than 65,000 individuals.  The cause is unknown, and although there is presently no cure, there are treatment options such as medication and surgery to manage its symptoms.
    Building upon his dad's legacy, Hunter Mosley founded the “Baker Glass Gives Back” program, a fundraising campaign giving a $10.00 donation for each windshield replaced by their shop to local Parkinson’s efforts.  2017 marks the third year in a row that all funds raised through the “Baker Glass Gives Back” campaign will support Parkinson's treatment, education and research in the Greater Baton Rouge area.  To date the Mosley family has donated thousands of dollars through this program. “Baker Glass Gives Back” will run from April through August.   For more information, contact Hunter or his mom Janet at Baker Glass Works at 774-8062, or visit them at 3204 Baker Boulevard in Baker.

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