A Walk to End Alzheimers Fundraiser

Event Details

A Walk to End Alzheimers Fundraiser

Time: September 10, 2015 from 5:30pm to 8pm
Location: Knight's of Columbus
Street: 487 Worcester Street
City/Town: Southbridge
Website or Map: http://act.alz.org/site/TR/Wa…
Phone: 508-612-4233
Event Type: fundraiser, walk, alzheimers
Organized By: A Walk to End Alzheimers
Latest Activity: Jul 6, 2015

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Event Description

The 2015 Walk to End Alzheimer's - Worcester County takes place in Worcester, MA on Sunday, October 4th, 2015.

Support "A Walk to End Alzheimers" by attending this local fundraiser.

Attend dinner and a show featuring Gary McKinstry who is a well known medium/psychic on Sept. 10, 2015 at the Knight's of Columbus, 487 Worcester St., Southbridge, MA. Doors will open at 5:30 with a baked ziti dinner including salad, garlic bread, assorted desserts and coffee or tea from 6:00 to 7:00.  We will have a door prize, raffles and a 50/50 chance. Tickets are $35.00 each or a $60.00/pair. Tickets can be purchased at Fred's Variety in Fiskdale or by calling Martha at 508-612-4233. Tickets will be sold at the door but Gary's shows sell out quickly so it's best to purchase ahead of time.

A few facts on Alzheimer's

*Alzheimer's disease is the 6th leading cause of death in the United States.

* By 2025, the number of people age 65 and older with Alzheimer's disease is estimated to reach 7.1 million — a 40 percent increase from the 5.1 million age 65 and older affected in 2015. By 2050, the number of people age 65 and older with Alzheimer's disease may nearly triple, from 5.1 million to a projected 13.8 million, barring the development of medical breakthroughs to prevent or cure the disease.

*Every 67 seconds someone in the United States develops Alzheimer's.

*Alzheimer's is the only disease in the top 10 that cannot be prevented, cured or even slowed.

There are some incredible studies and research being done with so much promise but we need to continue raising funds to support the research that could ultimately find a cure so our children or grandchildren never have to worry about this awful disease.

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