• Alzheimer’s Association to host Kickoff Party

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    March 12, 2018
    Contact: Meredith Sieber, Manager of Development, msieber@alz.org, 423.928.4080
     
    Alzheimer’s Association to host Kickoff Party
    Community encouraged to join to learn more about Kingsport Walk to End Alzheimer’s
    [Kingsport, Tenn. 03/06/18]- Volunteers are the heart of the Alzheimer’s Association, especially when it comes to the Walk to End Alzheimer’s. The Kingsport Walk to End Alzheimer’s is inviting the Kingsport community to join them for a kickoff party on Tuesday, March 27 to learn more about getting involved.
    The Walk to End Alzheimer’s planning committee is an opportunity to raise awareness of Alzheimer’s disease, the 6th leading cause of death in Tennessee. The community is invited to come together, play games and enjoy snacks. They will have the opportunity to learn about the Walk to End Alzheimer’s planning committee and the importance of this event in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease.
    “Becoming part of our planning committee is a great opportunity to raise awareness of Alzheimer’s disease and help put some passion to ending this disease into purpose ,” shares Meredith Sieber, Manager of Development for the Alzheimer’s Association.  
    The Volunteer Kickoff is set for Tuesday, March 27 from 11:30 am- 12:30 pm at Elmcroft of Kingsport. RSVP is required, contact Meredith Sieber at msieber@alz.org or call 800.272.3900.
    Additional local opportunities to support the fight to end Alzheimer’s is the Kingsport Walk to End Alzheimer’s on October 6 at Kingsport Greenbelt. Visit alz.org/walk for more information.
    More than 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease, including 110,000 in Tennessee. The Alzheimer’s Association offers free programs and services to those facing the disease and their families. Local events and services can be found at alz.org/altn or by calling 800.272.3900. 
    Alzheimer’s Association®
    The Alzheimer's Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research. 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. Our vision is a world without Alzheimer's®. Visit www.alz.org or call 800.272.3900.

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