Alzheimer's Association Walk is Sept. 29 in Chicago

2013-08-16T22:45:00Z 2013-08-17T00:28:13Z Alzheimer's Association Walk is Sept. 29 in ChicagoFor The Times
August 16, 2013 10:45 pm  • 

CHICAGO | The Alzheimer’s Association’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s is a united movement to reclaim the future for millions. Walk to End Alzheimer’s will take place Sept. 29 at Montrose Harbor, Montrose Avenue and Simonds Drive. Check-in and festivities begin at 8 a.m. The walk will kick off at 10 a.m.

Walk participants will join in an approximately three-mile walk and will learn more about Alzheimer's disease, advocacy opportunities, clinical trial enrollment, and support programs and services of the Alzheimer’s Association.

Each walker also will join in a tribute ceremony to honor those affected by Alzheimer's disease.

Other area walks include:

• Northwest Suburban Walk, Sept. 15 at Harper College in Palatine.

• North Shore Walk, Sept. 21 at Gallery Park in Glenview.

• Naperville Walk, Sept. 22 at North Central College.

• Joliet Walk, Oct. 5 at Rock Run Forest Preserve.

The Alzheimer’s Association, Greater Illinois Chapter also is recruiting volunteers for various job roles at Walk to End Alzheimer's events throughout its 68-county service area. Volunteers help with many different aspects of the walk, from event day set-up to informing participants about the Alzheimer’s Association advocacy efforts to guiding walkers along the designated route. To learn more about volunteer opportunities, go to

Those who wish to participate can start or join a team by visiting

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