ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION LONG ISLAND HOSTS EAST END WALK TO END ALZHEIMER’STM 2012
Eastern Long Island Residents are Raising Critically Needed Awareness and Funds for Alzheimer’s Care, Support and Research
WHO: Mary Ann Ragona, Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer, Alzheimer’s Association Long Island
John Dunleavy, Councilman, Town of Riverhead
Local elected officials
Representatives of Long Island Aquarium & Exhibition Center
Participants in the East End Walk to End Alzheimer’s
WHAT: Eastern Long Island residents will unite in a movement to reclaim the future for millions at the Alzheimer’s Association’
The 5-mile (3.1-kilometer)
Walk to End Alzheimer’s participants will be able to learn more about Alzheimer’s disease, advocacy opportunities, clinical trial enrollment, and support programs and services.
WHEN: Saturday, August 25, 2012
8:30 a.m. — Registration/
10:00 a.m. — Opening Ceremony/Keynote Speech by Councilman Dunleavy
11:00 a.m. — Walk begins
START: Grangebel Park
Route 25 and Peconic Avenue
END: Long Island Aquarium & Exhibition Center
431 East Main Street
From the LIE: To Exit 72. Stay onto exit to Route 25 toward Riverhead. Take West Main Street (Route 25) into downtown Riverhead. After 3.2 miles, turn right onto Peconic Avenue. Grangebel Park is on the right-hand side.
From Sunrise Highway: Exit 61 for County Road 51/Couty Road 55 toward East Moriches/Riverhead/
PHOTO OPS: Ms. Malack-Ragona, Supervisor Walter, one of the penguins from the aquarium and elected officials cutting the ribbon during the grand opening. Walkers participating in the Walk to End Alzheimer’s.