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Walk to End Alzheimer's

  Join the Alzheimer's Association Greater Missouri Chapter for Walk to End Alzheimer's - choose from 9 Walks!

Strike out Alzheimer's with the Springfield Cardinals - August 21st.

This annual awareness night with the Springfield Cardinals is fun for the entire family. With a pre-party, the opportunity to walk the field before the game and watching baseball with hundreds of fellow Alzheimer's Association supporters, this event is a favorite! Proceeds from this event benefit Walk to End Alzheimer's.

Tickets cost just $10, specially designed T-Shirts (design coming soon) are $15 each or just $10 when you buy with a ticket. You can place an order by filling out this form or this form and faxing it to 417-886-0337 or scanning to, you can also call Nate to order tickets at 417-886-2199. To benefit the Alzheimer's Association, tickets must be purchased from the Association or a Walk to End Alzheimer's team.

Panera Bread Night in Springfield - July 24th

Join the Alzheimer's Association at Panera Bread on East Sunshine in Springfield (2924 E. Sunshine) on July 24th from 4pm-8pm for music, Memories in the Making art exhibit, fun prize opportunities, and more! If you bring in the flyer, Panera will donate a percentage of your purchase back to the Alzheimer's Association.


Past Events:

KOMU 8 Presented The Roast of Bob Gerding

KOMU partnered with the Alzheimer’s Association Greater Missouri Chapter to present the 11th Annual Roast. This annual fundraising event took place on Thursday, May 28, 2015 in Columbia, Missouri and raised over $63,000 this year. For more information check out our chapter news page! Local accountant Bob Gerding agreed to take the hot seat and was the perfect target given his local, stellar reputation and his circle of influence in business, civic activities and the community-at-large.

The Longest Day

The Longest Day is a team event to raise funds and awareness for the Alzheimer's Association®. Held annually on the summer solstice, the duration of this sunrise-to-sunset event symbolizes the challenging journey of those living with the disease and their caregivers. Teams are encouraged to create their own experience as they fundraise and participate in an activity they love to honor someone facing the disease. Learn more here!

For the 2015 season we had 31 teams in the Greater Missouri Chapter for The Longest Day. Teams participated in activities including bridge, planting flowers, NuStepping, Rocking with Ellen, birthday parties, bake sales, reading and so much more! Find out more about what teams have done in the Ozarks and in Mid-Missouri. There is still time to support these team's efforts!


The Forget Me Not Ball -Saturday, May 9, 2015

Thank you to all who came out to The Forget Me Not Ball! Special thanks to La Roca Dance Studio and all performers! What a wonderful evening that will have a major impact on our ability to serve the Lake of the Ozarks area. Contact La Roca Dance Studio at 573-348-0773 if you would like to learn more about The Forget Me Not Ball or how you can contribute.


Join or start a team today.

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