Saturday, May 12, 2018
Over $14,000 at local Alzheimer's walk
By Staff/Voice photos
Sunday a group of warm-hearted people showed their community colours and support
for people stricken with Alzheimer's by walking to raise money. This year, the
community met 72 per cent of their goal raising a whopping $14,504 in donations
for the Alzheimer
Society of B.C. Those
involved are grateful to
Special thanks to Chilliwack district 33 secondary students, volunteer steering committee, event day volunteers, Royal Bank volunteers and to all the participants who helped raise the much-needed funds for the Alzheimer's Society of BC.
Dignitaries included MP Mark Strahl, Chilliwack City Councillor Ken Popove, John Martin - no show, also Sara Wagner from the Alzheimer's Association of BC, Ana Macedo emcee, Lucy Arruda from the Investor's Group, Karen Bunner from the BC Community Responder Networks, Robert Saucier from the Chilliwack Peer Councilling Network, Carolyn Pinsent for the crowd warm-up, Laura Clark fromthe Prmary Care Seniors Clinic, Sara Wagner who sang the National Anthem, Piper Thomas Merry and RCMP constable Jordan Davidson.
Main Event Sponsors
Summerland Health Auxilliary
Cowell Auto Group
Thanks for looking and a special thanks to the people who showed their caring and support for the local Alzheimer's Society Branch.