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Toledo Memory Walk raises funds and awareness

Posted Aug 28th, 2007 by Kendra Ludemann  Category: Events

 

Walkers are on the move to end Alzheimer’s disease at the annual Alzheimer’s Association, Northwest Ohio Chapter’s Toledo Memory Walk. The Toledo Memory Walk will take place on Sunday, September 22 at the Toledo Zoo – Anthony Wayne Trail parking lot. Registration begins at 11 a.m. and the Walk begins at 12 noon.
Memory Walk raises public awareness and funds for the fight against Alzheimer’s disease. All money raised at the Walk remains in Northwest Ohio to provide education and support to more than 32,000 people and their families who are affected by Alzheimer’s disease. The Alzheimer’s Association, Northwest Ohio Chapter offers services such as caregiver groups, family education programs, a 24-hour Helpline, Safe Return Program and care consultations.
This year’s Toledo Memory Walk will feature free admission to the Toledo Zoo for all registered walkers, refreshments, kid’s activities, Memory Garden and more. Participants at Memory Walk will be joined by Honorary Chair Jeannie Hylant, Executive Vice President, Hylant Group; and media emcee Susan Ross Wells, 13 Action News.
This fall, seven Memory Walks will take place throughout Northwest Ohio. The Alzheimer’s Association, Northwest Ohio Chapter serves 24 counties throughout Northwest Ohio, with regional offices in Lima, Findlay, Mansfield and Toledo.
Regional sponsors for this year’s Memory Walk include Betco, Buckeye Community Health Plan, HCR Manor Care and Meijer.
To register for the Walk or for more information about being a team captain, individual walker, corporate sponsor or volunteer, visit www.toledomemorywalk2007.kintera.org or call the Alzheimer’s Association, Northwest Ohio Chapter at 419-537-1999 or 1-800-272-3900.

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