Eastern Shore of Virginia Walks to Ends Alzheimer’s
September 27, 2013
Participants Raise Critically Needed Funds for Alzheimerâ€™s Care, Support and Research
The Alzheimerâ€™s Association is inviting Virginiaâ€™s Eastern Shore residents to unite in a movement to reclaim the future for millions by participating in the Alzheimerâ€™s Association Walk to End Alzheimerâ€™sÂ®. The annual walk will take place at the Senior Perspectives Office, 9559 Hospital Avenue Nassawadox, VA 23413 on Saturday, October 5 at 10 a.m. The Eastern Shore Walk to End Alzheimerâ€™s is regionally sponsored by BayPort Credit Union.
Walk to End Alzheimerâ€™s is more than a walk. It is an experience for over 150 participants on the Eastern Shore who will learn about Alzheimer’s disease and how to get involved with this critical cause, from advocacy opportunities, the latest in Alzheimerâ€™s research and clinical trial enrollment to support programs and services. Each walker will also join in a meaningful ceremony to honor those affected by Alzheimer’s disease.
Registration is free, but if participants raise $100 they will receive at T-shirt. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m., ceremony starts at 9:30 and the 1 to 3 mile walk begins at 10 a.m. Dogs are welcome as long as local leash and clean up laws are followed.