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Reason to Hope - New Orleans, LA

The first annual Reason to Hope breakfast will take place on Wednesday, March 16, 2016.

A Reason to Hope event invites community leaders to invest in our vision of a world without Alzheimer's disease®. For more information on Reason to Hope, please contact Brian P. Berrigan via (504) 613.6505 ext. 8040 or bberrigan@alz.org.  

Literary Luncheon - New Orleans, LA

The 2016 Literary Luncheon will feature special guest emcee - New Orleans food critic, radio host, and author - Tom Fitzmorris, and special guest authors: John Folse and Poppy Tooker.

Join us Thursday, May 19, 2016, at The Cannery (3803 Toulouse St., New Orleans, LA 70119) from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. for a reception and book signing, lunch, and a presentation by our speak guest authors.

Individual tickets, tables, and sponsorship opportunities are available. For more information about the event or to purchase your tickets, please contact Chet Harrell via (504) 613.6505 ext. 8039 or charrell@alz.org. Like us on Facebook to stay up to date on news and announcements regarding the event: click here.

RivALZ - Blondes vs. Brunettes

RivALZ is a flag football game in which the two participating teams are divided based on the age-old rivalry between blondes and brunettes. Whether you are interested in playing, coaching, cheering, or volunteering, there is a place for you!

2016 RivALZ Games:

Lafayette, LA - Saturday, May 14 at University of Louisiana at Lafayette - Cajun Field

Baton Rouge, LA - Saturday, June 4 at BREC Olympia Stadium

Visit our main Blondes vs. Brunettes page for complete game details and all events leading up to the big day!

The Longest Day®

The Longest Day is an awareness and fundraising campaign for the Alzheimer's Association, and our main day of activity during Alzheimer's & Brain Awareness Month each June. On the longest day of the year, the Summer Solstice, we call on individuals around the globe to come together in solidarity from sunrise to sunset (roughly sixteen hours) to honor and remember friends and family affected by Alzheimer's disease. This year, The Longest Day is June 20, 2016

To learn more about The Longest Day, please visit thelongestday.alz.org or contact Megan Bourg via (504) 613.6505 ext. 8038 or mbourg@alz.org.

Walk to End Alzheimer's®

Please join us for 1 of our 10 walks across the state to help us #EndAlz for the 82,000 people aged 65 and older in Louisiana with Alzheimer's disease and their 230,000 caregivers. To learn more, please visit our Louisiana Chapter Walk page by clicking here.

Thank you to our 2015 Walk to End Alzheimer's State Sponsors: Elder Outreach, Fishing for Memories, Heymann Foundation, S&D Spicy Kitchens/Popeyes, and Stirling Properties.



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