13th Annual Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's
PALM DESERT - Thursday night a local Jewish Deli and a place of worship came together to remind the public of a growing disease -- Alzheimer's.
The Temple Sinai Brotherhood and Sherman's Deli teamed up for the Alzheimer Fundraiser Bazaar. It was open to the public and included many vendors and proceeds are going to the Alzheimer's Association.
The 13th annual Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's™ is Saturday, March 3 at Civic Center Park in Palm Desert. Residents and businesses from throughout the Coachella Valley will raise awareness and funds to fight Alzheimer's disease.
In addition to the 2-mile route, Walk to End Alzheimer's will include entertainment, food, awards and a family festival. Walkers who raise $100 receive a commemorative T-shirt, and there are prizes for top fund-raising teams and individuals. Onsite registration opens at 9 a.m., opening ceremonies begin at 10 and the walk begins at 10:30 a.m.
To register, start a team, donate, sponsor, or volunteer, contact the Alzheimer's Association at www.alz.org/socal or (800) 272-3900.
Walk to End Alzheimer's is the nation's largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's care, support and research. Donations benefit the Alzheimer's Association - the leading voluntary health organization for Alzheimer's disease and related dementias. Its 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. For information about the California Southland Chapter, visit www.alz.org/socal or call toll-free: (800) 272-3900.