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MEDIA ADVISORY 9/10 Alzheimer's Association Long Island Presents 2011 Walk to End Alzheimer's

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Alzheimer's Association Long Island presents the 2011 Walk to End Alzheimer's/ Oktoberfest. Participants will take part in a 5-kilometer (3.1-mile) walk throughout the grounds of Old Bethpage Village Restoration.

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Who: Mary Ann Malack-Ragona, Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer, Alzheimer's Association Long Island
Walkers participating in the 2011 Walk to End Alzheimer's

What: Alzheimer's Association Long Island presents the 2011 Walk to End Alzheimer's/
Oktoberfest. Participants will take part in a 5-kilometer (3.1-mile) walk throughout the grounds of Old Bethpage Village Restoration. The goal of this event to raise $400,000, with the money going to benefit the Alzheimer's Association, the leading health organization in Alzheimer's care, support, and research.

When: Saturday, September 10
Registration: 8:30 a.m.
Opening Ceremony and 9/11 Tribute: 10:00 a.m.
Walk: 11:00 a.m.

Where: Old Bethpage Village Restoration
1303 Round Swamp Road, Old Bethpage, NY

Directions: LIE to Exit 48 (Round Swamp Rd. toward Old Bethpage/Farmingdale). Take Round Swamp Rd. south to Old Bethpage. Go 0.6 mile. Old Bethpage Village Restoration will be on the left-hand side.

Photo Ops: Ms. Malack-Ragona and some of the participants. Teams and individuals taking part in the 2011 Walk to End Alzheimer's.

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About Alzheimer's Association

The Alzheimer's Association is the world's leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research. Our mission is to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. Our vision is a world without Alzheimer's. For more information, visit www.alz.org.