Walk to End Alzheimer's Kick Off Fundraiser

Event Details

Date(s) & Time(s)::

March 1, 2014 at 5:00 PM

Location: Captain Ron’s Corral, 4530 Bluffton Road

Phone: 420.5547

Email: jtutwiler@alz.org

Event Description

January 22, 2014 Updated Jan 22, 2014 at 9:56 AM EST

Join the Alzheimer’s Association of Greater Indiana-Fort Wayne Walk to End Alzheimer’s Committee on Saturday, March 1 at Captain Ron’s Corral (4530 Bluffton Road) from 5 pm to Midnight (adults only after 9 pm) for a kick off fundraiser for the 2014 Walk to End Alzheimer’s. Admission is a $5 donation at the door (includes door prize tickets). Variety of silent auction items will be available including Disney tickets, spa packages, scrapbooking supplies, Bread for a year from Panera and much, much more.

Facts & Figures about Alzheimer’s:
Alzheimer’s is the 6th leading cause of death in the United States
More than 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease
1 in 3 seniors dies with Alzheimer’s or related dementia
In 2012, 15.4 million caregivers provided more than 17.5 billion hours of unpaid care valued at $216 billion
In 2013, the direct costs of caring for those with Alzheimer's to the American society will total an estimated $203 billion. That number is expected to rise to $1.2 trillion by 2050

For more information about the Walk to End Alzheimer’s, this fundraiser or to donate an auction item, please contact Julie at 260-420-5547 or jtutwiler@alz.org.

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