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Walk to End Alzheimer's

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Start Date:  September 22, 2012

Saint Francis is proud to host the second annual “Walk to End Alzheimer's

In Pennsylvania, more than 650,000 people are caring for someone with Alzheimer's disease. With many families touched by this disease, Saint Francis is proud to host the second annual “Walk to End Alzheimer's” to be held in Loretto beginning at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 22. In addition to the walk, there will be music, refreshments, a brief program and raffles.

Members of the Saint Francis and local communities are invited to create teams or walk individually for this event. Donations may also be made to an existing team/ walker. If you are unable to attend that day, you could help by donating a basket for the basket raffle.

For more information or to register, visit http://act.alz.org/CambriaSomerset2012 or contact Terri Kirby, Saint Francis volunteer walk coordinator, at 814-472-3024 or tkirby@francis.edu.

The Alzheimer’s Association’s “Walk to End Alzheimer’s” is the nation’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer care, support and research programs. The Association's mission is to eliminate the 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.

Founded in 1847, Saint Francis University is the oldest Franciscan institution of higher learning in the country, and one of the oldest Catholic colleges in the nation.


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