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ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION WALK TO END ALZHEIMER’S
September 21, 2019 @ 8:00 am
Hundreds of Marion county residents will join the fight to end Alzheimer’s disease at the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s in beautiful Ocala this Saturday. This is a family- and pet-friendly event. 93.7 K COUNTRY “The Mr. Bob Morning Show” with Mr. Bob and Kathy Dugan will welcome participants during the opening ceremony and will serve as emcee for the Walk. Representatives from Mayor Kent Guinn and Congressman Daniel Webster will also be part of the opening ceremony, as well as several families affected by Alzheimer’s.
8 a.m. Registration
9 a.m. Opening ceremony
9:30 a.m. Walk begins
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 – the nation’s sixth-leading cause of death.
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 alz.org or call 800.272.3900.