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June Is Alzheimer’s And Brain Awareness Month

During the month of June, Alzheimer’s volunteers hold events to bring awareness and fundraise for the cause.  The Longest Day, June 21 — the summer solstice — people across the world will participate in fundraising activities. The funds remain in the local community.  Together, the strength of our light will outshine the darkness of Alzheimer’s. The day with the most light is the day we fight.

Below are some of the local Lubbock events occurring on or around The Longest Day to benefit the Alzheimer’s Association’s efforts to provide care and support to families and fund research to find a cure.    All are welcome to attend and cover these events.  We have a local Alzheimer’s researcher at Texas Tech if you’re is interested in speaking with her.

The Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support and research.  Our vision is a world without Alzheimer’s disease®.

June 11, 2019 – We have confirmed including the Alzheimer’s Association and The Longest Day event to be recognized at the June 11th City Council Meeting.  The City Council meeting begins at 4:30, the public recognitions are among the first items on the Agenda, so it is good to be at City Hall (1625 13th Street) and in the Council Chambers by 4:20.

June 17, 2019 – Bankers Life 4ore Golf Tournament (Registration due by June 14th)

Monday, June 17th.  Check-in at noon.  Starts at 1:00 PM  $50 per player

4ore Golf

6909 Marsha Sharp Frwy.

Lubbock, TX 79407

Contact – Robert Cardona 1-806-686-5333

Kathy Winn 1-806-441-4463

Email: [email protected]  or [email protected]

June 18, 2019 – Chipotle Cause an Effect Fundraiser for Alzheimer’s

Chipotle at 8201 Quaker Ave Suite 102 in Lubbock

Tuesday, June 18th between 4:00pm and 8:00pm.

Bring in this flyer, show it on your smartphone, or tell the cashier you’re supporting the cause to make sure that 33% of the proceeds will be donated to Alzheimer’s Association.

Contact – Sheryl Ryan 1-432-413-1811

[email protected]

June 19, 2019 – ACBL Bridge Day for Alzheimer’s

The Llano Estacado Bridge Club at 2563 74th street will have The Longest Day duplicate bridge game

Wednesday, June 19th.  Game starts  promptly at 1:00 p.m. Cost is $10.00 per person.

Everyone is welcome, if needing a partner, contact the bridge center in advance.

1-806-745-2817 or Sue Myers at 1-806-543-6332.

June 21, 2018 – Go Purple Day!  Wear purple.  Put a purple ribbon on your home or business. Turn your Facebook profile purple.  Bring awareness by going purple.

June 21, 2018 – Domino’s Pizza Day for Alzheimer’s Longest Day

Domino’s will donate a dollar for each order received that day to the West Texas Chapter for the Alzheimer’s Association.  Customers do not have to mention Alzheimer’s for the donation to occur.

June 21, 2018 – Chick fil A Milkshakes for Memories

6:00 AM to 10:00 PM

A portion of the proceeds from Milkshake sales on June 21st will benefit the West Texas Chapter for the Alzheimer’s Association.

June 22, 2018 – Ashmore Inn Longest Day Event

12:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Ashmore Inn & Suites

4019 S. Loop 289

Lubbock, TX

Call Monica Gutierrez at 1-806-785-0060 for more information

Join us for an afternoon of fun, food, raffles and prizes at the Sundeck and Pool at Ashmore Inn & Suites to support the efforts against & increase awareness about Alzheimer’s.


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