Hundreds Will Walk to End Alzheimer’s on Sept. 16 in Asheville

Press release from The Alzheimer’s Association:

WHO: Alzheimer’s Association – Western Carolina Chapter

WHAT: Asheville Walk To End Alzheimer’s®
This inspiring event calls on participants of all ages and abilities to join the fight against the disease. Participants will complete a 2 walk and will learn about Alzheimer’s disease, advocacy opportunities, clinical studies enrollment and support programs and services from the Alzheimer’s Association.

Saturday, September 16
9:00AM – 12:00PM
Opening Ceremony: 9:30AM
Walk: 10:00AM

WHERE: Pack Square Park
121 College Street
Asheville, NC 28801

Registration/Check-in: 8:30-9:30AM
Opening Ceremony: 9:30-10:00AM
Walk: 10:00-11:00AM
Closing Ceremony: 11:00AM-11:30PM

Standard and handicap accessible parking is available in the municipal parking lots adjacent to the courthouse on Lafayette Street. Parking is also available in the Bank of America parking garage across from the courthouse. Parking Map

The Emcee for the day’s festivities will be Carol Allison from The Crossings at Reynolds Mountain. Walk participants will also join in a meaningful Promise Garden tribute ceremony to honor those affected by Alzheimer’s disease.  The day will include fun, all-ages entertainment, and family-friendly music. This is a rain or shine event.


About Edwin Arnaudin
Edwin Arnaudin is a staff writer for Mountain Xpress. He also reviews films for and is a member of the Southeastern Film Critics Association (SEFCA) and North Carolina Film Critics Association (NCFCA). Follow me @EdwinArnaudin

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