Volunteers needed for Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Published 10:30 am Tuesday, August 13, 2019

KANNAPOLIS – The Alzheimer’s Association – Western Carolina Chapter needs 75 volunteers to help in various functions at its annual Walk to End Alzheimer’s – Rowan-Cabarrus. The Walk will be held on Saturday, Sept. 14 at Village Park, 700 W. C St. in Kannapolis.

Volunteers are needed anytime between 6 a.m.-2 p.m. Event-day roles include: event set-up, registration, parking, walk route support, refreshment station, T-shirt station, start and finish line cheerleaders and breakdown. Volunteers will receive a T-shirt.

“Our dedicated volunteers are the backbone of Walk to End Alzheimer’s and help make our event a safe and fun experience for all involved,” said Katherine L. Lambert, CEO of the Western Carolina Chapter. “There are individual and group volunteer opportunities, so grab your friends, family and co-workers, and sign up today. We appreciate the support from the community in helping us make this year’s Walk a huge success.”

Those interested in volunteering can sign up at http://act.alz.org/RowanCabarrus, or contact Alaina Schukraft at acschukraft@alz.org or at 980-498-7740.

The Alzheimer’s Association – Western Carolina Chapter hosts 13 walks across central and western North Carolina September through November. The Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Since 1989, the Alzheimer’s Association mobilized millions of Americans in the Alzheimer’s Association Memory Walk. For more information, visit http://www.alz.org/walk.