Not by Word, But by Deed

“I really do firmly, firmly believe that the success of a community is brought about by individuals who are able… everyone who is a capable member of society has a duty and an obligation to help those around you, whether they’re suffering mentally, physically, financially. Whatever it is to help lift everybody up and that’s […]

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We Give Three Cheers for Volunteers

On behalf of those we serve, we are eternally grateful for our volunteers that move our mission forward. During the 2022 National Volunteer Appreciation Week (April 17-23) we are taking a moment to celebrate all of you who are volunteers (or potential volunteers!) here in North Carolina for the Association. You are invited to join […]

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Life with Alzheimer’s — Like a Bowl of Spaghetti

Life is like a bowl of spaghetti. Every once in a while, you get a meatball.  Sharon Creech If you ask any Italian grandmother, she will attest that her meatballs have a secret ingredient. Chances are, the ingredient they’re referring to is the love and attention that go into making them. Growing up in Massachusetts, […]

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Queen’s Cup raffle to benefit Alzheimer’s Association

On Saturday, April 30, Queen’s Cup Steeplechase will hold their Silver Jubilee Anniversary race. The Alzheimer’s Association, Western Carolina Chapter is proud to have been the exclusive event beneficiary since 2014. Regardless of whether or not you plan to join us for the day at the beautiful racecourse located in Mineral Springs, NC, the Queen’s […]

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David Moore Foundation to be honored at 2022 Charlotte Memory Gala

Katie and Duane Church, and their friend Jeff Ray, have a long history of support for missions dedicated to Alzheimer’s.  This passion led to their creation of the David Moore Foundation. Formed in 2019, the Foundation is a non-profit public charity with the mission of raising awareness and funds to support research and care of […]

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Advertise in the 2022 Queen’s Cup Steeplechase race program

Industries and individuals seeking maximum access and exposure are invited to advertise in the Queen’s Cup Steeplechase’s Official Race Program. 100 percent of ad revenue benefits our Alzheimer’s Association chapter, as the official charity partner. This premier social and sporting event has it all; from style and class to the demographic any business would want to […]

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North Carolina Legislative Update – March 2022

Advocates across North Carolina have been hard at work on state and federal levels to bolster policy priorities and access to Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias from a public health perspective.  State Advocacy Progress In 2018, a piece of legislation called Building Our Largest Dementia Infrastructure (BOLD) was enacted at the federal level.  This legislation […]

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Walk Volunteer Parties Kick Off Across North Carolina

Interested in volunteer opportunities to help support the mission of your Alzheimer’s Association here in North Carolina? Consider joining a 2022 Walk to End Alzheimer’s® Planning Committee! Do you have a knack for marketing? Connecting with businesses? Rallying others in your community for the cause? Use your passion to advance mission of the Association. Regardless of your […]

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Dance Company Performance Shares Alzheimer’s Experience for The Longest Day

A common misconception about the Alzheimer’s Association The Longest Day is that the fundraisers must take place only on the summer solstice or in the same month of June. The truth is, while many of the fundraisers take place leading up to or culminating on June 21, fundraiser for The Longest Day can take place […]

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