According to www.alz.org in 2011 an estimated 5.4 million people had Alzheimer’s Disease. Alzheimer’s Disease is the most common type of dementia and 1 in 8 older Americans has the disease. No one chooses to be ill, but anyone can help.
In memory of event organizer Joe Bahr’s brother Marty, who passed away from Alzheimer’s Disease in his 50s, the Sky Valley Whirlwinds Square Dance Club is hosting the 5th Annual Alzheimer’s Benefit Dance, to include square dancing, round dancing and contra dancing on Sunday, February 26, 1-4 p.m. at Edmonds Masonic Hall at 515 Dayton, Edmonds.
Donations to benefit Rush University Medical Center Alzheimer Research or University of Washington Alzheimer’s Research (ARDC), please make check donations out to either organization. Donations will be accepted at the event or can be mailed to: Alzheimer’s Benefit Dance, PO Box 1163, Monroe, WA 98272.
You can make a difference!
Please contact Joe Bahr at (206) 310-5627 or email@example.com for more information.
Pictured: Marty as he begins to climb up Mt. Rainier in 1978