Volunteers Needed for Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Moore County

ABERDEEN, N.C. – Sept. 3, 2019 – The Alzheimer’s Association – Western Carolina Chapter needs 30 volunteers to help in various functions at its annual Walk to End Alzheimer’s – Moore County. The Walk will take place on Saturday, Oct. 5 at Aberdeen Lake Park, located at 400 Lakeshore Drive.

Volunteers are needed anytime between 6 a.m. – 2 p.m. Event-day roles include: event set-up, registration, parking, walk route support, refreshment station, T-shirt station, start and finish line cheerleaders, and breakdown. Volunteers will receive a T-shirt.

“Our dedicated volunteers are the backbone of Walk to End Alzheimer’s and help make our event a safe and fun experience for all involved,” said Katherine L. Lambert, CEO of the Western Carolina Chapter. “There are individual and group volunteer opportunities so grab your friends, family and co-workers, and sign up today. We appreciate the support from the community in helping us make this year’s Walk a huge success.”

Those interested in volunteering can sign up at http://act.alz.org/MooreCounty, or contact Hannah Litaker at hwlitaker@alz.org or at 980-498-7724.

Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s®:

The Alzheimer’s Association – Western Carolina Chapter hosts 13 walks across central and western North Carolina during the months of September through November. 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®. For more information, visit http://www.alz.org/walk.

About the Alzheimer’s Association:
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.

About the Alzheimer’s Association – Western Carolina Chapter:
The Western Carolina Chapter provides patient and family services, information and referral, education, and advocacy in 49 central and western North Carolina counties. We provide a variety of services including a 24/7 Helpline, support groups, educational programs, and MedicAlert®. We offer opportunities to get involved and to make a difference. For more information about Alzheimer’s disease or the Alzheimer’s Association Western Carolina Chapter, visit www.alz.org/northcarolina or call (800) 272-3900. For the latest news and updates, follow us on FacebookTwitter and Instagram.