Ft. Myers– The Alzheimer’s Association’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s is a united movement to reclaim the future for millions. Walk to End Alzheimer’s will take place on Saturday, October 22, at Centennial Park in Fort Myers. Nearly 500 people from Lee County are expected at this year’s event to raise awareness and funds to fight Alzheimer’s disease.
Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s participants will take part in a 2 mile walk and will learn more about Alzheimer’s disease, advocacy opportunities, clinical trial enrollment, and support programs and services of the Alzheimer’s Association. Each walker will join in a meaningful tribute ceremony to honor those affected by Alzheimer’s disease.
The end of Alzheimer’s disease starts here. Start or join a team today at alz.org/walk or call us at 239-405-7008 or 800-272-3900.
About the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s:
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. Since 1989, the Walk to End Alzheimer’s has mobilized millions of Americans in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease. Together, we can end Alzheimer’s – the nation’s sixth-leading cause of death.
About the Alzheimer’s Association:
The Alzheimer’s Association is the world’s leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s research, care and support. 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.
Walk To End Alzheimer’sTM
2000 West 1st Street
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Saturday, October 22, 2011
Pre-Walk Activities at 8:00 AM
Walk Step-Off at 9:00 AM