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2022 Walk to End Alzheimer's - Chesapeake, VA

Saturday, September 24, 2022

176
Participants
68
Teams
Campaign Progress
of Goal
$69,663 Raised
$285,000.00
24% Achieved

$69,663

Raised

$285,000

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

Event Details

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

Location:
Chesapeake City Park
900 City Park Drive
Chesapeake, VA 23320
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Contact:
Jennifer Chavez
757.383.8923
jchavez@alz.org

VOLUNTEER More event info

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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.

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News and Announcements

WALK NEWS

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 business or storefront purple and participated in a weeklong online voting contest. If you are a business or participant looking to get involved,
please reach out to Ashley Weiss, 757-541-8690 or Jenn Chavez, 757-383-8923.
2022 PTTP CoVA Website

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

WALK PARTICIPANT RESOURCES 
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.
WALK PARTICIPANT RESOURCES

WALK FUNDRAISERS
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. 

JUNE 22 - 6:30 to 8:30 PM 
Painting with a Twist
1437 Sam's Drive, Suite 104
Chesapeake, VA 23320
Come solo or bring your friends to join ALZENDA for a night of FUN! We will sip wine, enjoy some snacks and paint a beautiful picture.
$10 from each registration will be donated back to the ALZENDA and Friends 2022 Walk to End Alzheimer's team. More Info

AUG. 30 -ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION NIGHT: NORFOLK TIDES
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 | TBA
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.
More TBA

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.  

SEVA HERE TO HELP

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: Six Pillars of Brain Health
Tuesday, June 7 | 10-11 AM 
Do you think you're too old to grow additional brain cells? Think again! In AARP Virginia's Six Pillars of Brain Health Program, attendees will learn how they can take charge of their brain health and improve their quality of life at any age. 

Brain Bites: 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer's
Tuesday, June 14 | 10-11 AM
Join us to learn how to recognize common signs of the disease, how to approach someone about memory concerns, as well as possible tests and assessments for the diagnostic process.

Brain Bites: Understanding Alzheimer's and Dementia 
June 21 | 10-11 AM
This program is for anyone wanting to know how Alzheimer's affects brain function, detection, causes andd risk factors, stages of the disease, treatment, and more! 

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

In-Person
Portsmouth Community Forum
June 11 | 10 AM - 12 NOON
Grove Baptist Church, 5910 W. Norfolk Rd., Portsmouth, VA 23703
Learn about Alzheimer's, dementia and memory loss in this brief community-focused listening session. We'll review the basics of these conditions, services of the Alzheimer's Association and how we can expand the reach of local programs and services. Bring a friend and share your thoughts about how the Alzheimer's Association can help more people in your community.
To register, call 800-272-3900.

Virtual
MEMORY CARE UNIVERSITY:
BRAIN POWER HOUR WITH HEALTHY LIVING TIPS AND BRAIN GAMES 

Wednesday, June 15 | Noon -1 P.M. 
Brain Power Hour aims to increase cognitive stimulation.  During our time together we will explore healthy lifestyle choices and interact with a few brain games. Register

Virtual
EATING TO REMEMBER
Tips and Strategies on Brain Health and Nutrition
 
Thursday, June 23 | Noon
Join us to learn about research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement with hands-on tools to help you incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging. Register




Top Fundraisers

Participants
  1 -  Elite Grand Champion Jennifer Chavez ($13,000)
  2 -  Grand Champions Club Jason Herring ($1,350)
  3 -  Grand Champions Club Raul Pernites ($1,200)
  4 -  Grand Champions Club Eric Stein ($1,000)
  5 -  Champions Club Self Donor Abby Lichty ($825)
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Teams
  1 -  END ALZ ($13,797)
  2 -  Angels for the Cure - Our Lady of Perpetual Help ($2,965)
  3 -  precious memories ($1,375)
  4 -  ProMedica Arden Courts ($1,375)
  5 -  Atlantic Shores ($1,350)
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Companies
  1 - Our Lady of Perpetual Help ($2,965)
  2 - Edward Jones ($1,724)
  3 - ProMedica Senior Care ($1,375)
  4 - Life Care Services ($1,350)
  5 - Harbor's Edge Norfolk ($200)
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Sponsors

National Presenting Sponsors

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National Teams

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Brookdale
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LCS
Senior Star
Visiting Angels

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