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2022 Walk to End Alzheimer's - Chesapeake, VA

Saturday, September 24, 2022

Campaign Progress
of Goal
$83,839 Raised
29% Achieved




Our Goal

Your health and safety are our top priorities. We will continue to closely monitor CDC, state and local guidelines to ensure Walk events adhere to the latest recommendations

Su salud y seguridad son nuestras principales prioridades. Continuaremos observando de cerca las pautas locales, estatales y de los CDC para garantizar que los eventos de la caminata cumplan con las recomendaciones más recientes.

Event Details

Registration at 8 a.m.
Ceremony at 9:40 a.m.
Walk at 10 a.m.

Chesapeake City Park
900 City Park Drive
Chesapeake, VA 23320
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Jennifer Chavez

VOLUNTEER More event info

Print a paper registration or donation form

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.

Mobile App

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.

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News and Announcements


2022 Paint the Town Purple Awareness Campaign - JULY / AUGUST 2022
Paint the Town Purple is a pre-Walk event to raise awareness of the Alzheimer's Association and its resources as well as promote the fall Walks. Last year, more than 90 businesses painted their businesses purple and participated in a weeklong online voting contest.
Check out the promotional video from the Williamsburg Walk. 
If you are a business or participant looking to get involved, please fill out this form.
Questions? Reach out to Ashley Holliday, 757-541-8690 or Jenn Chavez, 757-383-8923. Info Flyer
2022 PTTP Biz Cling

2022 National Incentive Program - Let Us Reward You! 
You must be a registered participant to earn incentive gifts. Individuals who reach the fundraising minimums for the t-shirt, champion medal, Grand Champion raglan shirt, and Elite Grand Champion zip-up hoodie will receive these items in addition to their selected incentive prize. Gifts are not cumulative. Learn more about the Champions Club. National Incentive Program Flyer
2022 Earned Incentives Graphic

Want some simple ways to raise awareness and funds? Files included in the drive include the top Walk-related items that can be found in your online participant center.
Other resources include promotion of the free Science Hub app and 10 Ways to Love Your Brain campaign.

Looking for ways to support the Association or for good ideas to try yourself? Look no further than here. If you have an upcoming fundraiser that you need support to promote, please email the details to Jenn, jchavez@alz.org. 


2022 Norfolk Tides Game
Discounted ticket sales benefit the Walk to End Alzheimer's.
Help to purple up the park and kick-off Walk season! 
Parking incurs a $6 fee payable at the park. Parking options
Turn Back the Clock Night #2 sponsored by Smithfield Foods features 50 cent sodas, hot dogs, and popcorn. Gates open at 5:30 pm.

SEPT 10 | 8 AM - 3 PM (rain date SEPT 17)
Topless Ride to End Alzheimer's
It's not THAT kind of ride! Calling all Jeeps, convertibles, and motorcyclists! Save the date for a topless ride to end Alzheimer's.
Topless Ride Banner

Join us for a topless ride through Chesapeake and Virginia Beach to show support for 6 million Americans living with Alzheimer's.
50/50 Raffle, Raffle Prizes, Auction, Awards
Live Music by Anthony Rosano & The Conqueroos
$20/per vehicle, $10/per additional rider, Kids 12 and under are free
Online registration link
Register by Aug.10 for a commemorative event shirt. Flyer

COMMUNITY EDUCATION - Free to attend but registration is required. 
Check out our Community Calendar for additional care and support programs. Please note some community programs are transitioning back to in-person.  


AARP Virginia, in partnership with our chapter and the Virginia Beach Library, presents Brain Bites, a 4-part volunteer-led weekly series that takes place every Tuesday in June. More Info and Registration
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library, 4100 Virginia Beach Boulevard, Libris Meeting Room
Virginia Beach, VA 23452

Brain Bites: Caregiving 
Tuesday, June 28 | 10-11 AM 
This presentation will provide support and information to those experiencing the stress of caregiving.

Understanding Behaviors and Caregiver Burnout

A Partnership with Amedysis Hospice
Thursday, June 30 | Noon - 1 PM
Behavior is a powerful form of communication and is one of the primary ways for people with dementia to communicate their needs and feelings as the ability to use language is lost. However, some behaviors can present real challenges for caregivers to manage. Join us to learn to decode behavioral messages, identify common behavior triggers, and learn strategies to help intervene with some of the most common behavioral challenges of Alzheimer’s disease. Register

 Lunch and Learn 4-Part Series
A Partnership with Five Rings Financial - Attend one or more
Registration link for Five Rings Financial Series

10 Warning Signs
Friday, July 8 | 11 AM - Noon
Alzheimer's and other dementias cause memory, thinking and behavior problems that interfere with daily living. Join us to learn how to recognize common signs of the disease; how to approach someone about memory concerns; the importance of early detection and benefits of a diagnosis; possible tests and assessments for the diagnostic process, and Alzheimer's Association resources.

Understanding Alzheimer's and Dementia
Friday, July 22 | 11 AM - Noon
Alzheimer's disease is not a normal part of aging. Join us to learn about the impact of Alzheimer's; the difference between Alzheimer's and dementia; stages and risk factors; current research and treatments available for some symptoms; and Alzheimer's Association resources.

Dementia Conversations
Friday, August 5 | 11 AM - Noon
Learn tips for breaking the ice to address some of the most common issues that are difficult to discuss; going to the doctor for a diagnosis or medical treatment, deciding when to stop driving, and making legal and financial plans for future care.

Effective Communication Strategies
Friday, August 22 | 11 AM - Noon
Learn how to decode the verbal and behavioral messages delivered by someone with dementia and identify strategies to help you connect and communicate at each stage of the disease.



Top Fundraisers

  1 -  Elite Grand Champion Jennifer Chavez ($13,000)
  2 -  Elite Grand Champion Self Donor Gino Colombara ($3,725)
  3 -  Grand Champions Club Jason Herring ($1,350)
  4 -  Grand Champions Club Raul Pernites ($1,200)
  5 -  Grand Champions Club Eric Stein ($1,100)
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  1 -  END ALZ ($14,077)
  2 -  precious memories ($5,575)
  3 -  Angels for the Cure - Our Lady of Perpetual Help ($3,200)
  4 -  ProMedica Arden Courts ($1,375)
  5 -  Atlantic Shores ($1,350)
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  1 - Our Lady of Perpetual Help ($3,200)
  2 - Edward Jones ($1,799)
  3 - ProMedica Senior Care ($1,375)
  4 - Life Care Services ($1,350)
  5 - Parrot Heads in Paradise ($385)
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National Teams

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