Alzheimer's Association Greater New Jersey Chapter Announces 5 th Page for Walk to End Alzheimer's ® and New Venue for Essex-Hudson Union Event
Individuals, Teams and volunteers of All Ages are welcome
Totowa / Marlton, New Jersey, March 29, 2018 – There's no better time than Spring to be one of the five walk-to-end Alzheimer's Events at the Alzheimer's Association Greater New Jersey plan to chapters in central and northern New Jersey. New this year: The Chapter has added a fifth venue on Horseshoe Lake in Succasunna, New Jersey, for attendees in Morris-Sussex-Warren-Hunterdon-Somerset counties and has the Essex-Hudson-Union event in the scenic South Mountain Recreation Complex West Orange
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To kick off the new Northwest New Jersey Run, the chapter hosts two free and public events. A voluntary recruitment lunch will be held on Tuesday, April 1
The Greater New Jersey Chapter is the leading voluntary nonprofit health organization focused on the care, support and research of Alzheimer's in the garden state. The 2018 Walk to End Alzheimer Dates and Venues are as follows:
- Sunday, September 9 Northwest New Jersey at the Horseshoe Lake Park Recreation Complex, Succasunna, NJ
- Sunday, September 23 Mercer County at College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ
- Saturday, September 29 Essex-Hudson Union at South Mountain Recreation Complex / Clipper Pavilion (9 Cherry Lane), West Orange, NJ
- Sunday, October 14 Bergen Passover in Overpeck Park, Ridgefield Park, NJ
- Sunday, October 21 [Bradley Beach, Bradley Beach, New Jersey] Bradley Beach on the Bradley Beach Boardwalk (5th and Ocean Avenue)
As the largest annual Fundraising event of the Alzheimer's Association, the Walk to End Alzheimer's attracts more than 500,000 hikers nationally. In New Jersey, last year's Greater New Jersey Chapter Walks attracted over 4,000 participants, 500 teams and more than $ 669,000.
During rain or sunshine events, Walk Day events provide a live DJ, team photo opportunities, and refreshments after the walk. Individuals, organizations, business groups, and corporate teams are encouraged to join as participants, sponsors, and volunteers. Also company, foundation and individual sponsorships are searched.
There is no fee to start a team or join a team or participate as an individual. Participants just have to set a personal fundraising goal, encourage them with a self-donation, and reach family, friends, and colleagues to reach the pre-established Walk Day fundraising milestone.
In addition to walk-to-end Alzheimer's therapy, the chapter "Greater New Jersey" provides vital resources for community-based and online education programs as well as global research initiatives, including clinical trials. The events are also an important source of funding for the association's 24/7 helpline, an indispensable 24/7 resource offering more than 200 languages for people with memory loss, caregivers, health professionals and the general public]
To register for the Chapter's Walk in Greater New Jersey to quit Alzheimer's or to learn more about sponsorship, call (973) 385-9602 or visit www.alz.org/njwalk.
About the Alzheimer's Society Greater New Jersey Chapter
Founded in 1980, the Greater New Jersey Chapter is the local arm of the National Nonprofit organization with regional offices in Totowa and Marlton, NJ The chapter serves components in Central and Northern New Jersey that are affected by Alzheimer's or a related illness are. The Alzheimer's Association Greater New Jersey Chapter is not affiliated with a New Jersey-based Alzheimer's related charitable or for-profit entity that does not carry the official, registered brand name of the Alzheimer's Association. For information on the chapter and the disease, visit alz.org/nj, or call the 24/7 helpline at 800.272.3900.