The Alzheimerâ€™s Associationâ€™s annual Walk to End Alzheimerâ€™s is scheduled this month in Tacoma and Bremerton on separate dates:
- Sept. 11 at University of Puget Sound. Registration at 11 a.m., opening ceremony at 12 and the walk at 12:30. The fund-raising goal is $157,700.
- Sept. 18 at Louis Mentor Boardwalk in Bremerton. Registration at 8 a.m., walk at 9:30. Fund-raising goal: $88,000.
Information on the events is available from Claire Fallat at 206-529-3898 and email@example.com.
Held each year in more than 600 communities nationwide, the Walk to End Alzheimerâ€™s is the worldâ€™s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimerâ€™s care, support and research. Last year, the Tacoma walk generated $107,741, which was part of $77 million that was raised in the U.S. by Walk to End Alzheimerâ€™s events, according to Alzheimerâ€™s Association.