Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Next Tazewell Walk to End Alzheimer’s Committee Meeting June 20

The next meeting of the Tazewell County Walk to End Alzheimer’s committee will be at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 20 at the Miller Senior Center, 551 S. 14th St.

The 9th annual Tazewell County Walk to End Alzheimer’s will be held Sept. 22 at Mineral Springs Lagoon in Pekin.

Walk To End Alzheimer’s is the nation’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Walks will be held at eight locations across the Alzheimer’s Association – Central Illinois Chapter region as well as nationwide.

For questions or more information, e-mail Walk Chairwoman Teresa Tucker at teresattucker@aol.com or Walk Director Breeana Hill at breeana.hill@alz.org, or call 309.681.1100.

Learn all about the walk and donate to a participant or a team at http://act.alz.org/site/TR/Walk/IL-CentralIllinois?pg=entry&fr_id=1332.

The Alzheimer's Association – Central Illinois Chapter is a donor-supported, not-for-profit health organization serving 20 counties in Illinois. The Association serves the needs of those affected by Alzheimer’s and related dementias, advocates for policy change and research funding, and works in conjunction with the National office to advance research toward prevention, treatment, and a cure.

For additional Alzheimer's Association information or for help, please visit the website at www.alz.org/illinoiscentral or call 800.272.3900.