Alzheimer's Arkansas Programs and Services annual fundraiser

The Conway committee of the Ninth annual Alzheimer’s Walk benefitting Alzheimer’s Arkansas Programs and Services is having its annual Pizza Inn Fundraiser from 5-9 p.m. Tuesday, July 29. Members of the committee will be waiting tables for tips and the restaurant management will be donating a percentage of the sales that evening to the Walk. There also will be a table set up for selling raffle tickets for an upcoming Carnival Cruise, as well as the annual pancake breakfast at Stoby’s on Aug. 24. “This is a fun night, and it gives mom an excuse not to cook,” said Walk chairman Melissa Longing.

The Walk will be Saturday, Sept. 13, beginning at 8 a.m. at The Buzz Bolding arena on the Conway High School campus. Over 700 people gathered last year to raise funds and awareness for caregivers and patients with Dementia or Alzheimer’s. This year’s theme is “Caregiver’s Count.” The caregivers of Alzheimer’s patients are often times the forgotten victims of this disease. Alzheimer’s Arkansas Programs and Services is a huge benefit for caregivers, amateurs and professionals.

For more Information about the Walk, contact Melissa Longing, Melissa@thecarpetcenter.net or 501-733-2457. Also there is a website: www.alzark.org, click on events Alzheimer’s Arkansas Walks and Conway.

Alzheimer's Arkansas Programs and Services annual fundraiser
Alzheimer’s Walk

More

Sat, 03/25/2017 - 19:58

Sports Roundup: UCA baseball and softball and tennis; Hendrix baseball; CBC baseball

The University of New Orleans packed some wallop in the middle innings Saturday afternoon on the way to evening the three-game series against the University of Central Arkansas at Bear Stadium.

Read more
Sat, 03/25/2017 - 16:56

US acknowledges its forces were behind airstrike on Mosul

BAGHDAD — An airstrike targeting Islamic State militants in the Iraqi city of Mosul that witnesses say killed at least 100 people was in fact launched by the U.S. military, American officials said Saturday.

Read more