Asnuntuck Community College will host the Alzheimer Association’s Annual Walk to End Alzheimer’s on its track on Sunday, September 30th. It is the first time the 1.5-3 mile walk has been held at the Enfield location. ACC has begun recruiting people to participate on the team. It is expected that students, staff and faculty will be among the walkers participating. Registration will begin at 9 a.m. at the track beyond the college. The walk will begin at 10 a.m. following the welcome program at 9:30 a.m. It is expected that close to 4,000 people will participate in walks across the state.
The walks are the largest nationwide fundraiser for the Alzheimer’s Association. Alzheimer’s is the nation’s sixth-leading cause of death.
To register to be a part of Team Asnuntuck visit http://act.alz.org/site/TR/Walk/CT-Connecticut/1604978767?pg=team&fr_id=1363&team_id=58504 . All are invited to participate. There is no minimum pledge amount needed to walk.
Volunteers are also needed for the event. Volunteers will need to report to Asnuntuck at 7:30 a.m. The walk is expected to end at noon. Those available to volunteer or those with questions can contact Asnuntuck’s team captains Karen Dardanelli at 860-253-1200 (firstname.lastname@example.org ) or Andrea Skidgel at (860)253-3012 (email@example.com ).