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Area events to help raise Alzheimer's awareness

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Posted at 11:17 AM, Jun 21, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-21 12:29:57-04

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — If you want to help support people with Alzheimer's and also help raise awareness about the disease, there are several ways you can do so today.

The Alzheimer's Association has partnered with area organizations, in a call to action movement, to support people impacted by the disease.

They say you can take part in these events:

WHAT: Denise McCown lost her father to Alzheimer's disease in 2015. In his honor, she is hosting "The Longest Day of Prayer" in collaboration with three organizations. Various prayer services are scheduled and drop-ins are welcomed throughout the day.

DATE: June 21, 2019

WHERE and WHEN: Lutheran Church of the Master Sanctuary, 2617 South 114th Street from 8:15 - 8:00 PM; Parsons House, 14325 Eagle Run Drive from 1:30 - 2:00 PM; St. Andrew's Methodist Church, 15050 W. Maple Street from 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

CONTACT: Elizabeth Chentland, 515-203-1433, echentland@alz.org; Denise McCown, 402-515-1286, dmccown263@gmail.com

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WHAT: "Going to Bat for Alzheimer's!" event with Carson Wealth Management, with all staff wearing purple to support their CEO who has a personal connection.

DATE: Friday, June 21, 2019

WHERE and WHEN: Thunderhead Brewery, 13304 W Center Rd #126 from 6:00 - 9:00 PM

CONTACT: To attend or donate, contact Meg Ronspies at 402-719-8431 or mronspies@carsongroup.com

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WHAT: An open car wash for families affected by Alzheimer's disease, with all proceeds given to the Alzheimer's Association.

DATE: Friday, June 21, 2019

WHERE and WHEN: Edgewood Vista Assisted Living, 17620 Poppleton Ave from 1:00 - 3:00 PM

CONTACT: To attend or donate, contact Rebecca Miles at 402-333-5749 or Rebecca.Miles@edgewoodvista.com

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WHAT: An open bake sale for families affected by Alzheimer's disease, with all proceeds given to the Alzheimer's Association.

DATE: Friday, June 21, 2019

WHERE and WHEN: Crowne Point Assisted Living, 2820 S. 80th Street from 8:00 - 5:00 PM

CONTACT: To attend or donate, contact Katie Fester at 402-391-7555 or kfester@capitalseniorliving.net

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WHAT: A bridge tournament with the American Contract Bridget League.

DATE: Friday, June 21, 2019

WHERE and WHEN: 1312 S. 119th Street with one game at 12:30 PM and one at 7:15 PM

CONTACT: Elizabeth Chentland, 515-203-1433, echentland@alz.org

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WHAT: A lemonade stand and carnival games for the whole family

DATE: Friday, June 21, 2019

WHERE and WHEN: Family Fare near 203rd and Pacific from 2:00 - 6:00 PM

CONTACT: Elizabeth Chentland, 515-203-1433, echentland@alz.org

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WHAT: Bring Your Dog to Work Day Dog Show and benefit

DATE: Friday, June 21, 2019

WHERE and WHEN: Heritage at Sterling Ridge, 1111 Sterling Rd. Dr. at 4:00 PM

CONTACT: To attend or donate, contact Courtney Rief at 402-506-7096 or crief@heritage-communities.com

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WHAT: An open spaghetti dinner for families affected by Alzheimer's disease, with all proceeds given to the Alzheimer's Association.

DATE: Friday, June 21, 2019

WHERE and WHEN: Marquis Place Assisted Living, 20800 W. Maple Rd in Elkhorn from 4:00 - 6:00 PM

CONTACT: To attend or donate, contact Sylvia Slatten at 402-289-9229 or sslatten@capitalseniorliving.net

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WHAT: "The Longest 5K" with CountryHouse Residences, honoring families living with an Alzheimer's diagnosis

DATE: Saturday, June 22, 2019

WHERE and WHEN: Lake Zorinsky from 8:00 - 11:00 AM

CONTACT: To attend or donate, contact Katie Richter at 402-964-2060 or KRichter@countryhouse.net