Tacoma Walks to Help End Alzheimer's

  • Location
  • University of Puget Sound
    • 1500 North Warner Street
    • Tacoma, WA
Overview

ATTENTION: PLANNING/ASSIGNMENT DESK

**MEDIA ALERT**
ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION’S WALK TO END ALZHEIMER’S® 2017
Hundreds of TACOMA Residents are Raising Critically Needed Awareness and Funds

WHAT: HUNDREDS of TACOMA residents will unite in a movement to reclaim the future for millions at the Alzheimer’s Association’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s®. In 2016 the TACOMA Walk raised $166,993, contributing to more than $82 million raised nationwide for care, support and research efforts for those impacted by Alzheimer's.

Walk to End Alzheimer’s is the nation’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s Association care, support and research programs. Walk to End Alzheimer's participants will learn about Alzheimer's disease, advocacy opportunities, clinical studies enrollment and support programs and services. Walk participants also honor those affected by Alzheimer's disease with the poignant Promise Garden ceremony.

WHEN: SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2017
11 a.m. Registration
12 p.m. Opening ceremony
12:30 p.m. Walk begins

WHERE: UNIVERSITY OF PUGET SOUND, TACOMA, WA
1500 North Warner St.
Tacoma, WA 98416

HOW: Start or join a team today at alz.org/walk or 206-529-3898.

WHO: Interview and photo opportunities from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

CONTACT: Alex Sokoll: 206-549-8644 or amsokoll@alz.org

WEBPAGE: http://act.alz.org/site/TR/Walk2017/WA-WashingtonState?fr_id=10198&pg=entry

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 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.
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  • Sunday, Sep. 10, 2017
  • Location: 1500 North Warner Street, University of Puget Sound, WA
  • Phone: (206) 549-8644
  • Time: 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Tacoma Walks to Help End Alzheimer's
  • September 10, 2017 to September 11, 2017
  • University of Puget Sound