2022 Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End final Alzheimer’s is Sunday, Sept. 11

BLOOMINGTON – Residents set to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support, and research will join the fight to end Alzheimer’s disease on Sunday, September 11th at the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s®.

Pre-Walk activities will begin at 12:30 p.m. The promise Garden Ceremony will start at 1:45 p.m. followed by the walk.

Events will be held at the pavilion at Switchyard Park at 1601 South Rogers Street in Bloomington.

On Sunday, participants honor those affected by Alzheimer’s with the poignant Promise Garden ceremony — a mission-focused experience that signifies our solidarity in the fight against the disease. The colors of the Promise Garden flowers represent people’s connection to Alzheimer’s — their personal reasons to end the disease.

More than 430 participants are registered and more than $100,000 has been raised so far.

For more information and to register, visit act.alz.org/Bloomington.

Sunday, Sept. 11

 The Promise Garden ceremony with hundreds of people raising pinwheel flowers
 Walkers along the route
 Participants dressed in purple costumes and custom t-shirts honoring loved ones
NEWS: The 2022 Walk to End Alzheimer’s offers a great opportunity for media to report various
Alzheimer’s-related storylines, including state-specific Alzheimer’s statistics and the personal
impact on local families.