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

$161,571.10

We have raised

$200,000.00

Our Goal

Campaign Progress
of Goal
$161,571 Raised
$200,000.00
81% Achieved
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1,061
Participants
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172
Teams

Event Details

Time:
Registration at 8:30am-10am
Food, team photos and exhibit Tables open 8:30- come early. Opening family ceremony and celebration of top fundraisers at 10am. Walk to follow at 10am.

Route Length: under 2 miles, additional smooth track available to create your own distance

Location:
James Madison Memorial High School
201 S. Gammon Rd.
Madison, WI 53717
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Contact:
Kari Paterson
608.203.8500
kpaterson@alz.org

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Top Fundraisers

Teams
  1 -  Forget-Me-Nots ($9,865.00)
  2 -  Walt's Walkers ($6,870.00)
  3 -  Joysters ($5,960.00)
  4 -  Walk for Special Kay ($4,870.00)
  5 -  Edward Jones Region 114 - Madison Wisconsin ($4,557.49)
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Participants
  1 -  Grand Champions Club Self Donor Martha Sullivan ($3,865.00)
  2 -  Grand Champions Club Self Donor Stefanie O'Keefe ($3,680.00)
  3 -  Grand Champions Club Self Donor Karen Wheelock ($2,644.00)
  4 -  Grand Champions Club Self Donor Kari Paterson ($2,574.75)
  5 -  Grand Champions Club Self Donor Peter van der Hagen ($2,372.49)
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Groups
  1 - personal ($10,385.00)
  2 - Alzheimer's Association ($5,260.00)
  3 - Edward Jones ($5,257.49)
  4 - Vita Plus ($2,923.00)
  5 - The Judy Fund (PILOT TEAM) ($2,460.00)
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Event Fundraising

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

$161,571.10

We have raised

$200,000.00

Our Goal

Campaign Progress
of Goal
$161,571 Raised
$200,000.00
81% Achieved
Participant icon
1,061
Participants
Team icon
172
Teams

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News and Announcements

Join us November 14th for a WRAP up celebration and top team and individual fundraiser celebration. The party and fun will kick off with a cocktail happy hour at Capitol Lakes in the auditorium starting at 5:30pm.  A short program will begin at 6 to include recognition and thanks to our top teams and individual fundraisers. FREE TO ATTEND, but RSVP is encouraged for food and drinks to kpaterson@alz.org or by calling 608.203.8500.

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Legislators Announce Alzheimer’s and Caregiver bill package

Wisconsin State Assembly legislators announced a package of seven bills aimed at improving the care of those affected by Alzheimer's, related dementias, life-threatening illnesses and the lives of their caregivers. The bills were authored by Rep. Ken Skowronski (R-Franklin), Rep. Mike Rohrkaste (R- Neenah), Rep. Pat Snyder (R- Schofield) and Rep. Paul Tittl (R- Manitowoc).

 

We need Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Advocates to help us push these bills through to passing and co-sponsorship.  Please reach out to your State Senators and Representatives to urge them to support the important legislation. If you are not sure who that may be please click the following link: http://legis.wisconsin.gov.

The seven bills included are aimed at:

1)    Improving palliative care in Wisconsin, LRB 3748 Palliative Care Advisory Council

2)    Ensuring the safety of those who have a Silver Alert issued, LRB 1243 The Silver Alert Fix

3)    Financially easing the burden on the lives of those that leave the workforce to become caregivers,  LRB 4231 The Caregiver Tax Credit

4)    Creating new opportunities for professional development through dementia specialist certifications, , LRB 3913 Dementia Specialist Certifications

5)    Easing the legal burden caregivers and family members face by improving uniform adult guardianship jurisdiction, LRB 3615 Uniform Adult Guardianship Certifications and

6)    Increasing recognition through virtual dementia. LRB 3916 Virtual Dementia tour and

7)    Awarding Alzheimer's dementia awareness grants. LRB 4206 Alzheimer's and Dementia Awareness Grant

 

 

 

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Thank you to our National Presenting Sponsor:

Edward Jones