Prospective Volunteers Invited to Interest Party for The Longest Day

“The Longest Day Committee has been a truly wonderful experience for me. The time and commitment from all on the committee gives me a certain pride that we are all committed to helping raise funds to fight against Alzheimer’s and other dementia. If we continue together we can provide hope that one day there may […]

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Local N.C. Teams Pound Out Alzheimer’s This June

POUND® Fitness is a global team partner with The Alzheimer’s Association and The Longest Day — the day of the year with the most light. People from across the world are fighting the darkness of Alzheimer’s through a variety of activities. Two such POUND® events are taking place in North Carolina this year and you […]

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Professional Baker Plans Live Stream for the Longest Day

Individuals pledge their support to the Alzheimer’s Association for a variety of reasons — many because a loved one has been diagnosed, others because they have lost someone to the disease, and some because they are living with dementia. But possibly, the most overlooked group are those that do not have a direct connection, but […]

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Onslow County Resident Follows Her Heart To Make a Difference

As far back as Anita can remember, her father Leslie L. Selby (Les) was always busy “tinkering with something” or helping others, likely by also tinkering with their “somethings.” Her parents owned a 40-acre farm in Michigan, half leased for crops and half filled with fruit trees, farm animals, and a house that was built […]

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Lakola Cook – National Volunteer Week 2021 Spotlight

We are endlessly grateful to our volunteers for giving their time to better the lives of those impacted by Alzheimer’s and other dementias. Our volunteers are truly the heart of the Alzheimer’s Association here in North Carolina. In honor of National Volunteer Week 2021, we’ll be spotlighting a different volunteer from our Chapter each day. Today […]

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Maggie LeGrand – National Volunteer Week 2021 Spotlight

We are endlessly grateful to our volunteers for giving their time to better the lives of those impacted by Alzheimer’s and other dementias. Our volunteers are truly the heart of the Alzheimer’s Association here in North Carolina. In honor of National Volunteer Week 2021, we’ll be spotlighting a different volunteer from our Chapter each day. Today […]

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Online Gamers Find Unique Ways to Fight Alzheimer’s

While some of us may not know how to turn on a gaming console let alone consider ourselves to be streamers or gamers, we probably all know someone who lives for it! Maybe it’s your grandchild or best friend or co-worker. Invite them to show off their skills and help us #ENDALZ. We’re calling all […]

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April Showers to Help The Longest Day “Flower”

You’re invited to grow your support in the fight against Alzheimer’s this spring by registering for The Longest Day and making your participation perennial!  For a limited time, we will send you an Alzheimer’s Association branded umbrella if you register for The Longest Day 2021 and complete three actions in your participant center. This special […]

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The Longest Ride Taking Place Across N.C. in 2021

Henry Edmonds, a former board member of the Alzheimer’s Association – Eastern North Carolina Chapter, remembers his father-in-law. “He was a very outgoing person,” Henry says. “He was very active in the church, acting as a member of the deacon board and singing in the choir.” A now-retired pastor, Henry, has been cycling with his […]

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