Alzheimer?s Association to host Memories and Melodies April 20
The Alzheimer’s Association Greater Wisconsin Chapter is hosting the 11th Annual Memories and Melodies Benefit Dinner and Dance Saturday, April 20, at Holiday Acres Resort in Rhinelander. A social hour with music by Dave Drivas begins at 5 p.m., followed by a plated dinner at 6 pm.
Following dinner, guests will be treated to an uplifting presentation by Lynda Markut, caregiver, educator, storyteller and author of the book Dementia Caregivers Tell Their Stories: A Support Group in a Book.” Lynda will share valuable insight about the importance of humor in life and the importance of laughter to well-being. More highlights of the evening include basket raffles, a jewelry raffle, sportsman’s raffle, dessert auction and silent auction. Music by Dave Drivas will continue until 8:30 p.m.
Tickets are $40 per person or $75/couple and may be purchased by visiting alz.org/gwwi and clicking on “special events” or by phoning the Alzheimer’s Association Rhinelander Outreach Office at (715) 362-7779.
Funds raised will support programs and services of the Alzheimer’s Association, including information and referral, community workshops, professional training, safety services, research and a toll-free 24-hour helpline that can be reached any time at (800) 272-3900. To speak with the Alzheimer’s Association local outreach specialist, call Julie St. Pierre at (715) 362-7779.
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