Walk to End Alzheimer's Walk to End Alzheimer's Event Home
testing alert

Thank you to our 2016 champions, teams, walkers, donors and sponsors! Registration is closed, but fundraising is still open!
All donations made through the end of the year will benefit the 2016 Walk.

Event Details

Time:
Registration at 12:30pm; Walk at 2pm

Route Length: 2 miles

Location:
Cody Park
1601 North Jeffers Street
North Platte, NE 69101
Map it

Contact:
Megan Myers
402-420-2540 ext. 8266
mmyers@alz.org

More event info

Top Fundraisers

Teams
  1 -  Team Mary Ann ($1,740.00)
  2 -  Centennial Park/Sutherland Care Center ($1,050.00)
  3 -  Home Instead Senior Care of North Platte ($780.00)
  4 -  NP Jaycees ($440.00)
  5 -  North Platte Support Group ($425.00)
view all ›
Participants
  1 -  Grand Champions Club Self Donor Amy Walton ($1,720.00)
  2 -  Champions Club Self Donor Jill Whetstone ($500.00)
  3 -  Self Donor Mary Jo Chatelain ($300.00)
  4 -  T-shirt Achieved Self Donor Linda Shea ($270.00)
  5 -  T-shirt Achieved Rebecca Reiter ($255.00)
view all ›
Groups
  1 - JEA Senior Living ($1,050.00)
  2 - Home Instead Senior Care ($780.00)
  3 - North Platte Support Group ($425.00)
  4 - Centris Federal Credit Union ($265.00)
  5 - First National Bank North Platte ($20.00)
view all ›

Event Fundraising

Thank you for helping us advance Alzheimer's support, care, and research!

$15,615.00

We have raised

$46,535.00

Our Goal

Campaign Progress
of Goal
$15,615 Raised
$46,535.00
34% Achieved
122
Participants
23
Teams

More Information About This Event

News and Announcements

A Tribute to Helen Bell

It is with a heavy heart that we announce the loss of a great woman in the community, Helen Bell, who passed away July 20, 2016.  As many of you know, Helen spent many years dedicated to raising funds and awareness for Alzheimer's disease in the community.  Her husband George was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease in Denver 1979 before Doctor's in the area knew much about the disease.  He passed away in 1984 and Helen then organized the local Support Group and continued as the chief facilitator until October of 2013 when she handed off leadership of the Group to Dick Warneke.  Helen read everything she could about Alzheimer's disease.  Caregivers contacted her by phone, visited with her in her home and/or attended the twice-monthly Support Group meetings.  In the 1990's she organized the first North Platte Memory Walk and ran it herself until health issues prevented her from continuing a number of years ago.  She traveled to speak to various groups about Alzheimer's and what to do as a caregiver.  We would like to thank Helen for all of her efforts and tireless service to the community.  Her loss is deeply felt.

Read more about Helen  

Honoring Helen Bell

Our Sponsors

view all >
become a sponsor >

Thank you to our National Presenting Sponsor:

Edward Jones