Alzheimer’s Association Invites Acadiana Residents to Join 2019 Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s Association Invites Acadiana Residents to Join 2019 Walk to End Alzheimer’s
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Alzheimer’s Association Invites Acadiana Residents to Join 2019 Walk to End Alzheimer’s

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LAFAYETTE, LA – The Alzheimer’s Association® Louisiana Chapter is inviting all of Acadiana to join the fight to end Alzheimer’s by participating in their annual Walk to End Alzheimer’s. This year’s event will take place on September 28, 2019 at Zoosiana- Zoo of Acadiana in Broussard.

Anyone interested in raising awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research can participate in this year’s Walk simply by registering online at www.alz.org/walk or by contacting Tiffany Steward at 504- 656-4936 ext. 1437. Participants can register as a team member, team captain or individual. There is no registration fee to participate in the Walk therefor everyone is encouraged to fundraiser.

As a team captain, participants are provided with fundraising tips and tricks along with a team captain order form to help boost team fundraising, order Walk flyers, and lots more! Participants that raise $100 or more will receive an official Walk t-shirt.

“We are excited to offer Acadiana a unique walking experience this year! Zoosiana offers a beautiful space for participants to stroll through, all while raising awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s. Thanks to the generosity of Zoosiana, participants are invited to stay after the event and enjoy a day at the zoo with their team!” says long-time volunteer and this year’s Event Co-Chair, Michelle Trahan.

Zoosiana- Zoo of Acadiana is a 45 acre park mapped out in walking paths covered in natural shade with centuries-old Live Oak trees. The zoo is home to over 750 animals from over 130 species.

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’s 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.

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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