191 Walt Whitman Avenue
Newport News, VA 23606
We're moving forward with plans to host in-person events this fall while keeping your health and safety as our top priorities. Registered participants who wish to Walk From Home can find more details in their Participant Center.
Fundraise on the go by sending emails, monitoring your progress and updating your page.
You can even deposit checks! Learn more about the Walk to End Alzheimer's® mobile app.
Recaude fondos para la caminata enviando correos electrónicos, supervisando su progreso y actualizando su página.
¡Incluso puede depositar cheques! Más información sobre la aplicación móvil de la Walk to End Alzheimer's.
Parking: Ample free parking is available in the Sentara parking lot.
Registration: Participants are encouraged to register online at https://act.alz.org/penwalk22. We will also be accepting registrations on Walk Day. The Registration tent opens at 8:30 AM.
Money: We encourage you to use the WTEA app to deposit Walk donations. Cash donations can be turned in at the Registration tent. If you are dividing a donation up between team members, be sure to let us know how much money each team member should be credited.
T-shirts: Registered individuals who have raised $100 or more are eligible to receive a T-shirt. Participants who raised $100 before Sept. 15 should receive their Walk T-shirt in the mail before Walk Day. An official 2022 Walk T-shirt will be mailed to all registered individuals who raise $100+ by Dec 31. Please note – we will not have T-shirts to distribute on Walk Day.
Promise Garden Flowers: Every registered walker will receive a Promise Garden flower. Be sure to pick up your Promise Garden flower before the Walk begins. The different colors represent your relation to the cause:
· Blue – I have Alzheimer’s disease
· Yellow – I am caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease
· Purple – I have lost someone to Alzheimer’s disease
· Orange – I am an advocate for those with Alzheimer’s disease
Please note: Participants are limited to one flower each, so pick the color which best represents your relation to the cause.
Team Photos: Be sure to get a team photo in front of the WTEA backdrop located behind the gazebo.
Caregivers Tent: New this year – a Caregivers Tent will provide a shaded, quiet area for caregivers and their loved ones who might need a break from the ongoing activities.
Walk Route: The Walk begins at Styron Square and takes us through Port Warwick back to Emily Dickinson Square. Both a 1.5 mile and a 3 mile option are available.
Opening Ceremony: The Opening Ceremony begins at 9:40 AM. Local musician, Bobby Blackhat, will be our emcee.
Closing Ceremony: The Closing Ceremony will begin when all walkers return, approximately 11:15 AM. We will recognize the top 5 fundraising teams, the top 5 fundraising individuals, and announce fundraising totals to date. There will also be door prizes, but you must be present to win.