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Special Events
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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 2014. 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! 

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 www.derbyfestivalmarathon.com, you can sign up to be an ALZ Star at http://act.alz.org/kdf2015.

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 wvogel@alz.org


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 lapope@alz.org or 859-266-5283. For more information or to register, visit http://act.alz.org/RTR2015.

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 lapope@alz.org for more information.




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