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Literary Luncheon - New Orleans, LA

The Alzheimer's Association Louisiana Chapter is pleased to present the 5th Annual Literary Luncheon "Chef's in Kind" featuring Master of Ceremonies Tom Fitzmorris - New Orleans food critic, radio host, and author - and special guest authors: John Folse, Cynthia LeJeaune Nobles, Ti Martin, 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 please click here. 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.

Thank You to our Sponsors!
Home Instead, Peoples Health, Southwest Airlines, Vista Shores Assisted Living and Memory Care, and Where Y'at Magazine.

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 Blondes vs. Brunettes 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

Check out our summary from 2015 by clicking here and keep up to date on our 2016 activities by liking our Facebook event page.

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

How can you put your passion to work on The Longest Day? The activities are limitless! Long-time volunteer and supporter Bonnie Hay combines her passion for professional bull riding with her desire to raise funds and awareness in the fight to end Alzheimer's. Bonnie's Personal Quest for Alzheimer's Awareness started in 2004, and includes promoting awareness of the disease through her "SAYiWONT" t-shirts and purple flanks on the rodeo circuit. Learn more about Bonnie and our other supporters by visiting out Volunteer page.

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.

  • Mandeville, LA - Join us Saturday, May 21, for the second annual Magic of Memories Street Rod and Classic Car Rally hosted by Lakeview Regional Medical Center and the Kiwanis Club of the Northshore. This event is free and open to the public. The event will have activities for the whole family including: inflatables, 50/50 drawing, music, food, and door prizes. Learn more by clicking here.
  • Monroe, LA - Save the date for May 6 at Landry Vineyards for a Rhythm and Wine fundraising event to benefit the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's. For more information, please contact Debbie Hayes at dhayes@alz.org or 318.861.8680 or check out the event webpage by clicking here.
  • Shreveport, LA - Join us May 3 at Rotolo's Pizzeria in Shreveport (directions) for "Cuffed for a Cause"! Larry Ryan & Biskie Duncan and Doug Warner & Libby Warner will be cuffed together - they need to raise $2500 in donations to get out of the cuffs! Larry & Biskie will be "cuffed" during lunch 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Doug and Libby will be "cuffed" during dinner 4 to 7 p.m. For more information please contact Debbie Hayes at dhayes@alz.org or 318.861.8680 or check out our Facebook event 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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