Walgreens On Broad Street To Hold Bike Show For Alzheimer’s Association’s The Longest Day

Monday, June 16, 2014

On Saturday, The Longest Day, Walgreens, 3550 Broad Street, will hold a bike show benefiting the Alzheimer’s Association. From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., the community is invited to attend this event.

For bikers, there is a $20 registration fee. For those coming to view the bikes, there is a $10 fee. Trophies will be presented at 1 p.m. for the following categories: best cruiser, best sport and people’s choice. All proceeds from this event benefit the Alzheimer’s Association.

June is Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month with a day of action on The Longest Day, June 21.

Walgreens and the Alzheimer’s Association have been working together to raise awareness and funds throughout June with a point-of-sale program. Stores across Tennessee have been selling scannables for a donation at their registers and pharmacies.

"Worldwide, there are at least 44 million people living with Alzheimer's and other dementias and it is the nation’s sixth leading cause of death. More than five million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s, including 110,000 in Tennessee and this number is estimated to grow to as many as 16 million by year 2050, according to the Alzheimer’s Association® 2014 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts & Figures report," officials said. 


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