Terry Miller’s brother Jerry decided to use this summer to remove one item from his bucket list, and cycle/camp across the country from the Atlantic (Neptune’s statue in Virginia Beach) to the Pacific (San Francisco), and Terry decided to join him for the first week. Terry’s father, Jack W. Miller, passed away this past October from complications from Alzheimer’s, and he thought The Longest Day would be a good way to raise money for The Alzheimer’s Association, and to honor his father.
We are less than 90 days away from The Longest Day. Are you still not sure about what your activity might be? Here are some activities others in your community are doing.
So you think you can’t participate in The Longest Day because you’re going to be at work on June 20th? And it’s a Monday to boot. Not to worry! Make it a FUN Monday with one or two of the following ideas.
You’ve always loved to knit or crochet. Maybe you’ve tucked away your projects, thinking you’ll get back to them when you have more time. Or, maybe you’ve been actively knitting or crocheting for many years and are looking for a great project.
Conducted annually, the Hampton Roads VOLUNTEER Achievement Awards recognize the region’s most outstanding volunteers based on their length of service, initiative and impact on the community. These men, women and youth have inspiring stories that encourage others to serve. This year our volunteer Robert Fanning will be among the honorees.
Are you a motorcycle enthusiast? If so, you’re the perfect fit for The Longest Day! You’re already involved in giving back to your community in so many ways. Turn your favorite activity into helping to raise awareness and funds for the care, support and research in Alzheimer’s. Here are just a few ideas.
Bridge players receive master points for participating in The Longest Day — Here are just a few ideas for The Longest Day fundraising
Yoga and The Longest Day If you’re a yoga enthusiast, you already have the perfect activity for The Longest Day. Here are a few ideas to consider for building on the tie between yoga and The Longest Day. In celebration of the summer solstice, ask people to sponsor each Sun Salutation you do on The LongestContinue reading “The Longest Day: Yoga”
CHICAGO, March 6, 2016 – The Alzheimer’s Association was saddened to learn of the passing of former First Lady and Alzheimer’s advocate, Nancy Reagan. Mrs. Reagan was a long-standing honorary member of the Alzheimer’s Association National Board of Directors, and her involvement in the cause inspired the Alzheimer’s community of families, caregivers and researchers. In 1994, U.S. PresidentContinue reading “Alzheimer’s Association mourns death of former first lady and alzheimer’s disease champion”
Hiking is a great team activity for The Longest Day. If you’re a hiker, you know the exhilaration of conquering a challenging climb as well as the physical and emotional effort it takes to conquer that mountain. The effort it takes for you to conquer the mountain closely mirrors the challenges people living with Alzheimer’sContinue reading “The Longest Day: calling all hikers”