Walk To End Alzheimer’s Kick-Off Luncheon Is Wednesday

Thursday, July 25, 2013

The Alzheimer’s Association has announced the 2013 Chattanooga Walk to End Alzheimer’s Kick-Off Luncheon will be held on Wednesday from 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m. at the Car Barn, at 6721 Heritage Business Ct.  Any individual or business interested in learning more about the Walk to End Alzheimer’s is invited to attend.

 The kick-off will include free lunch, details of this year’s Walk, and supplies and fundraising tools for the walk. 

There are three Walk to End Alzheimer’s in the Southeast Tennessee area. The Chattanooga Walk is Saturday, Sept. 21, at the Tennessee Riverpark; the Cleveland Walk is Saturday, Sept. 28, at the Cleveland Greenway; and the Marion County Walk is Saturday, Oct. 12, at Marion County High School and Park.

There will also be two other kickoff events in Cleveland and Marion County. The  Cleveland Walk to End Alzheimer’s Kick-Off Luncheon will be held on Friday, Aug. 2, at 11:30 a.m. at Bald-Headed Bistro, 201 Keith St. in Cleveland and the Marion County Kick-Off Dinner will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 20, at 5:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Jasper, 108 W. 3rd St.   Make a reservation for all events to mvincent@alz.org or 265-3600.

The Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s is the nation’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research.  Held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide, this inspiring event calls on participants of all ages and abilities to reclaim the future for millions.  Together, the goal is to end Alzheimer’s disease, the nation’s sixth-leading cause of death.

Register and more information is available at www.alz.org/walk.


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