Walk To End Alzheimer’s: Sunday at Shelburne Museum
|September 20, 2012||Filled under Our Town||
Participants to raise funds for Alzheimer’s care, support, research
This fall Vermonters from across the state will join the united movement to take action against Alzheimer’s disease at the 2012 Walk to End Alzheimer’s. The Vermont Walk at Shelburne Museum on Sept. 23is one of six across the state that will help the Alzheimer’s Association, Vermont Chapter provide research, care, and support to the 33,000 Vermonters currently impacted by this devastating disease.
“There has never been a greater need for the citizens of Vermont to join in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease by participating in Walk to End Alzheimer’s,” said Martha Richardson, executive director of the Alzheimer’s Association, Vermont Chapter. “Their support of the Walk to End Alzheimer’s helps our movement gain momentum and empowers our community to raise funds and awareness for the nearly 12,000 Vermonters currently diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease.”
The Vermont Walk to End Alzheimer’s will cover approximately two miles of Shelburne Museum’s picturesque grounds. Registration is at 9:30 am and the walk will begin at 10:30 am. Participants will enjoy educational presentations, entertainment, a complimentary day at one of Vermont’s most famous museums, and the 2012 Promise Garden, a new mission focused element sponsored by the Arbors at Shelburne.
The state’s largest walk, The Vermont Walk to End Alzheimer’s, will take place Sunday, Sept. 23 at the Shelburne Museum. Visit alz.org/walk or call 1 (800) 272-3900 to register or donate.