Home | News | Events | Press | Contact  

About UseNewsletterMessage BoardsAction CenterAdvocateWalk to End Alzheimer’sShopDonate

Find your chapter:

search by state

In My Community

Donate to the Alzheimer's Association without spending a penny.  Use GoodSearch as your search engine and donate every time you search.

Looking for the Best  Deals? Shop through these "Deal" sites and part of your purchase goes to the Alzheimer's Association. 


Special Events
Text Size controlsNormal font sizeMedium font sizeLarge font size

Many Third Party Events are held throughout our Greater Kentucky and Southern Indiana chapter to help us raise awareness and funds. These events are conceived, hosted and run by very dedicated volunteers who want to go the extra mile for the Alzheimer’s Association. Their support is invaluable to us and to the 5.4 million Americans fighting this disease.

Below are dates, times and locations for some of our events in 2015. If you are interested in holding a special event for the Alzheimer's Association, there is a link at the bottom of the page to get you started!  

Dance to Remember - April 16, 2015.

Join us April 16th at 7:30pm for Dance to Remember, an evening of dance performances benefiting the Alzheimer's Association! Enjoy performances of all style of dance, from Salsa to Ballroom, at the beautiful Lyric Theatre & Cultural Arts Center. Tickets are $20 each and are available at Lyric Theatre Box Office, 859.280.2218 or

The First Annual Derby Alzheimer's Luncheon 2015.

The inaugural Derby Alzheimer's Awareness Luncheon is scheduled for Tuesday, April 28 from 11:30-1:30pm at the Louisville Waterfront Development Corporation. This year's theme "Back Down Memory Lane" will prove to be of interest to the local community, churches, family members, healthcare providers and those that provide care to people affected by Alzheimer's and other dementia disorders. Dr. Benjamin Mast will be the guest speaker. Organizers want to engage the community with knowledge through information about Alzheimer's symptoms, treatment, management, care and research.

This program and lunch are provided at no cost; however, donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association! Please RSVP no later than April 20, 2015 to or by calling 502-432-2297.

The Great Steamboat Race Party - April 29, 2015.

It's that time again! Join the Mudd Sisters' for their 11th Annual Great Steamboat Race Party to Benefit Alzheimer's on Wednesday, April 29th, starting at 5pm at Kingfish in Jeffersonville. Enjoy amazing views of the race, live music by Thumper & the Plain Rabbits, dancing with DJ Mike Ballard, cash bar, and heavy hors d'oeurves. Cost is $35 in advance and $40 day of event. Prepaid advance discount for groups of 5+ is $30. RSVP with or 502-451-4266.

The 3rd Annual Forget Me Not 5K/1mi Fun for Alzheimer's - March 21, 2015.

 The 3rd Annual Forget Me NOt 5K/1mi Fun Run for Alzheimer's is ran in Bardstown, KY, named "Most Beautiful Small Town in America" by USA Today and Rand McNally. The route is ran through the city streets of Bardstown, some slight inclines but a lot of flat running pavement also. It is perfect for any runner/walker. If not feeling up to running a 5K, walk/run the 1 miler. The 5K is a timed race. Teams of 3 and Teams of 5 can also register. We also give an overall fastest time Men and Women. Door prizes are also given.This year Kona Ice will be greeting our runners at the finish line. In a small town we leave a big mark of raising Alzheimer's Awareness. Proceeds from this event go to the Alzheimer's Association. For more information or to register, visit

ALZ Star - Kentucky Derby Festival Marathon/Mini Marathon - April 25, 2015.

 Be an ALZ Star by raising funds for the Alzheimer's Association as part of your training and participation in the Kentucky Derby Festival Marathon/Mini Marathon. Once you have registered for the running event at, you can sign up to be an ALZ Star at

This is an ALZ Star effort for the 67,000 people with Alzheimer's and 267,000 Caregivers who live right here in Kentucky.

  • Raise $200 and receive an official team ALZ tech shirt
  • Get weekly coaching emails to help you maximize your training & fundraising efforts
  • Special Discounts & Goodies to help you along the way

Please contact Whitney Vogel at 502.451.4266 or

A Round to Remember - May 30, 2015.

Help us make it A Round to Remember

The 4th annual A Round to Remember Golf Tournament will be held on Saturday, May 30, 2015 at Connemara Golf Course. This tournament is produces by local golfer and Association supporter, Paul Bimschleger and his family. Paul lost his wife, Patricia, in 2011 to Alzheimer's disease. He and his family have raised over $73,000 for the Alzheimer's Association since 2012. Contact Lauren Ashley Pope at or 859-266-5283. For more information or to register, visit

The Bourbon Chase - October 16-17, 2015.

The Bourbon Chase, scheduled for October 16-17, celebrates the best of Kentucky. This race takes 300 teams of 12 on a 200-mile run journey across the Bluegrass. As a charity of choice, the Alzheimer's Association receives 10 team spots for those wishing to run to end Alzheimer's. If you take this path to participation, your team will need to raise $7,000 (only $583 per runner) to be granted a FREE position at the starting line. All proceeds benefit the Greater Kentucky & Southern Indiana chapter of the Alzheimer's Association. Contact for more information.

Have Your Own Special Event By
Going Purple!
Need ideas on having a special event to help raise awareness on Alzheimer's Disease and money to help in the fight against the disease?
Click here for more details.




Alzheimer's Association

Our vision is a world without Alzheimer's
Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association is the world's leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.