Thanks to The Longest Day participants

5 Jul

You did it! Thousands of teams raised millions to fight Alzheimer’s today. THANK YOU for your tireless efforts. As the sun sets on The Longest Day, we have hope for a world without Alzheimer’s! Here. in no certain order, are some of the teams that participated in The Longest Day in Southeastern Virginia to help #ENDALZ


The Upsilon Omicron Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. participated in The Longest Day from June 1 st through June 20th . They held several events during that time to help raise awareness and funds to honor those living with the challenges of Alzheimer’s and to support the mission of the Alzheimer’s Association.
Pictured above is Christine Booth (L) giving Christine Warfel, our Chapter’s Development Coordinator the proceeds from their fundraising efforts.


The Lambda Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. helped raise awareness by planting Promise Garden flowers at Seton Manor Assisted Living Facility in Hampton. They also raised funds for research, care and support of those living with the challenges of Alzheimer’s.


partners_acbl2ACBL Bridge tournament at Governor’s Landing, Williamsburg. Hosted by Jane Farthing of Williamsburg Unit 101. Members of various ACBL Bridge clubs participated. Their combined efforts raised over $8,000!


Cooke Veterinary Medical Center in Chesapeake raised over $3,300. Dr. Denette Cooke (second row, first one on the left) and her staff held an Open House on June 4th, themed “Pets Helping People”.


Thanks as well to 757 Beats ALZ and First South Tours for putting on an interactive scavenger hunt in downtown Norfolk called “The Longest Day Festival”. The event included a scavenger hunt, walking tours, free art exhibits, live music, food, beer, wine tastings, raffles and even a cornhole tournament with cash prizes.


A big thanks to all of our participants that helped us reach beyond our fundraising goal this year. All of you made a difference in helping to #ENDALZ!

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