Eastern Long Island Residents are Raising Critically Needed Awareness and Funds for Alzheimerâ€™s Care, Support and Research
Online PR News – 24-October-2013 – Westhampton Beach, New York – Who: Mary Ann Ragona, Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer, Alzheimerâ€™s Disease Resource Center, Inc.
Participants in the East End Walk for Alzheimerâ€™s
Mickey B, Radio Personality, WGBB Radio (1240 AM), and Master of Ceremonies
USO Liberty Bells of New York
What: Eastern Long Island residents will unite in a movement to reclaim the future for millions at the Alzheimerâ€™s Disease Resource Centerâ€™s 2nd Annual Walk for Alzheimerâ€™s & Fall Festival. The 5-mile (3.1-kilometer) walk will start at the Village Green, go through the streets of Westhampton Beach and finish at the Village Marina. The Walk will be preceded by an opening ceremony. After the Walk, participants will return to the Village Green for a fall-themed lunch buffet, petting zoo, face painting, cotton candy and music.
Walk for Alzheimerâ€™s participants will be able to learn more about Alzheimerâ€™s Disease, advocacy opportunities, clinical trial enrollment, and support programs and services.
When: Saturday, October 26, 2013
8:15 a.m. â€” Registration/Continental Breakfast
9:00 a.m. â€” Opening Ceremony
10:00 a.m. â€” Walk begins and Ribbon Cutting
11:45 a.m. â€” Lunch
Where: START: Village Green
(corner of Main Street and Mill Road)
Westhampton Beach, NY
END: Village Marina
1 Library Avenue Ext.
Westhampton Beach, NY
Directions: Sunrise Highway (Route 27) East to Exit 63 South (Route 31/Westhampton-Riverhead Road) to Westhampton Beach. Take Route 31 South and cross over Montauk Highway (CR 80/Rte.27A). CR 31 becomes Oak Street. Take traffic circle to Mill Road. Take Mill Road South and look for Main Street. Village Green will be on the left-hand side.
Photo Ops: Ms. Malack-Ragona addressing the walkers at the opening ceremony and cutting the ribbon to kick off the walk. Walkers participating in the Westhampton Beach Walk for Alzheimerâ€™s.
Alzheimerâ€™s Disease Resource Center, Inc. â€” which is headquartered in Bay Shore and has a satellite office in Southampton â€” is the only local Alzheimerâ€™s Disease advocacy and educational facility whose mission is to provide hands-on support and services to families on Long Island and the New York metropolitan area. ADRC works with family members, health care professionals and researchers to ensure quality health care and support to those impacted by Alzheimerâ€™s Disease through care and consultation, information and referral, training, support groups, and caregiver safety products.