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Upcoming events:

Walk to End Alzheimer's

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

Tigers on the Prowl

The Alzheimer's Association Greater Missouri Chapter is pleased to have been selected for this year's Tigers on the Prowl. Hosted by Ken & Melissa Anderson, Tigers on the Prowl involves multiple local organizations seeking support for their Tiger. The organization with the most "votes" wins additional support. Votes are made by donating. The Alzheimer's Association entry is sponsored by Provision Living.

Learn more and donate in support of the Alzheimer's Association HERE.

A few of the upcoming events affiliated with Tigers on the Prowl can be found below.

October 2nd Finale Event at 6pm at the Holiday Inn Expo Center

For more information contact Jessie Kwatamdia at or 573-443-8665.

Thank you to Provision Living for sponsoring the Alzheimer's Association Greater Missouri Chapter for Tigers on the Prowl.

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.


Panera Bread Night in Springfield - July 24th

The Alzheimer's Association Greater Missouri Chapter and Panera Bread partnered to raise over $1,000 through an awareness night featuring live music, a bucket raffle, a parking lot party and more. Joined by the Y.E.S. Troupe from the Springfield Little Theater and Captain America and Batman, the evening was fun and successful. Both Panera and the Alzheimer's Association look forward to making this an annual event.


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

Thank you to everyone who came to Strike Out Alzheimer's! We will have totals raised soon, but we know that everyone had a wonderful time!

Big thanks to our presenting sponsor, BluCurrent Credit Union!

If you would like a commemorative T-Shirt from the event, contact Nate at or 417-886-2199



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