Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's 2017

Category: Charity & Fundraisers

Event Date:

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Time:

9:00 am

Location:

University of Toledo, Centennial Mall/Student Union
2801 W. Bancroft
Toledo, OH 43606

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Contact:

Whitney Rofkar

Phone:

419.283.7609

Email:

[email protected]

Event Details:

ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION WALK TO END ALZHEIMER’S® 2017


Thousands of Toledo Area Residents are Raising Critically Needed Awareness and Funds


Thousands of Toledo Area residents will join the fight to end Alzheimer’s disease at the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s. In 2016, the Toledo Area Walk raised nearly $200,000 contributing to more than $600 million raised nationwide for care, support and research efforts for those impacted by Alzheimer's.


Dr. Isaac Schiefer, Alzheimer’s Research and Assistant Professor at The University of Toledo is serving as the 2017 Chairman. Along with his committee of over 40 volunteers, an eventful morning has been planned. 2017 marks the first ever 5K Walk/Run for the local Alzheimer’s Association Chapter. The participants can choose to run or walk a 5K or 1 M route around UT’s beautiful campus and on to University/Parks Trail. Kids activities, characters, chair massages, food, fun and music by Johnny Rodrigues will be available.


The Walk to End Alzheimer’s is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Participants will learn more about Alzheimer's disease, advocacy opportunities, clinical studies enrollment and support programs and services. 


 Walk participants honor those affected by Alzheimer's disease with the poignant Promise Garden ceremony.


October 14, 2017


9:00 am Check-In/Registration


10:00 am Opening Ceremony (speaking program)


10:30 am Walk begins         


- Isaac Schiefer, Ph.D., Walk Chairman 2017


- Randy Oostra, President & CEO of ProMedica; Walk Chairman for 2018 & Corporate Sponsor


- Alzheimer’s Association spokespeople Julia Pechlivanos, Lori Mika, and Cheryl Conley


- Caregivers and support group facilitators


Register today. Sign up as a Team Captain, join a team or register to walk as an individual at alz.org/walk.


About the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s® 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. Together, we can end Alzheimer’s – the nation’s sixth-leading cause of death. 


 


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. Visit alz.org or call 800.272.3900.


 


 


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