The Alzheimer’s Association – Western Carolina Chapter will be hosting an expo for the public to learn more about its two signature fundraising events to support the organization’s mission. The Walk to End Alzheimer’s and The Longest Day Expo will take place on Saturday, April 6 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Casual Pint located at 1863 Hendersonville Road in Asheville.
Attendees will have a chance to hear from top team captains, get equipped with valuable resources and materials, and network with other supporters from their area. Light refreshments will be served. There is no charge to attend the event, but RSVPs are encouraged by registering online at https://tinyurl.com/ALZExpo19. For questions or more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 828-398-5780.
“We encourage local residents of the Mountain Region of North Carolina to join us in making The Longest Day and Walk seasons our biggest yet,” said Katherine L. Lambert, CEO of the Western Carolina Chapter. “Our expo is a great opportunity to learn about these signature fundraisers and how to get involved in the fight to end Alzheimer’s.”
About The Longest Day:
The Longest Day is the day with the most light. Leading up to and culminating on Friday, June 21 – the summer solstice, people around the world, will come together to fight the darkness of Alzheimer’s through an activity of their choice. Together, they use their creativity and passion to raise funds and awareness for the care, support, and research efforts of the Alzheimer’s Association. To start or join a team, host an event, register as individually, or to learn more about The Longest Day visit http://www.alz.org/thelongestday or https://www.facebook.com/fightalz .
Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s®:
The Alzheimer’s Association - Western Carolina Chapter hosts thirteen walks across central and western North Carolina from September through early November. The Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s® is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support, and research. Since 1989, the Alzheimer’s Association mobilized millions of Americans in the Alzheimer’s Association Memory Walk®; now the Alzheimer’s Association is continuing to lead the way with Walk to End Alzheimer’s®.
About the Alzheimer’s Association:
The Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Our mission is to eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. Our vision is a world without Alzheimer’s.
About the Alzheimer’s Association - Western Carolina Chapter:
The Western Carolina Chapter provides patient and family services, information and referral, education, and advocacy in the 49 central and western North Carolina counties that serves over 110,000 people currently living with Alzheimer's disease and their 330,000 caregivers in these counties. We provide a variety of services including a 24/7 Helpline, support groups, educational programs, and MedicAlert®. We offer opportunities to get involved and to make a difference. For more information about Alzheimer's disease or the Alzheimer's Association Western Carolina Chapter, visit www.alz.org/northcarolina or call (800) 272-3900. For the latest news and updates, follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
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