Alzheimers

EVENT DETAILS

What is the event day schedule? 8 a.m.- Registration opens! Team photos, sponsor booths, kid activities, raffle and refreshments open!9 a.m.- Opening Ceremony beginsAfter Opening Ceremony- Raffle closes9:30 a.m.- Walk kicks off!

Are pets, strollers, bicycles and skates allowed on Walk day? We do allow strollers, but for everyone’s safety, we discourage skateboards, bicycles, inline skates and wheelie footwear. Dogs are only allowed outside of the iWireless Center.

Can donations be turned in on Walk day? Definitely! If you have last-minute donations, bring them to the Walk!

Where do I park? Parking is available at the iWireless Center. The iWireless Center offers a convenient drop-off lane located just in front of the building providing easy access for patrons with special needs. For more information, please visit here.

What happens if it rains? Walk is a rain or shine event. However, in the case of severe weather, we will cancel. If this is the case, we will update our Walk homepage on or before the morning of the event.

We need volunteers! Know anyone who might be interested in helping us on the day of the event?  We need volunteers to help with set-up, clean-up, registration, water stops, promise garden, the T-shirt tent and so much more. All interested volunteers should visit our volunteer page for more information about event day roles and responsibilities.

How do I get a Promise Garden flower? On Walk day, you will receive a wristband. Each registered walker with a wristband will receive a Promise Garden flower. Please choose the color that best represents your connection to the disease.

  • Blue represents someone with Alzheimer's or dementia
  • Purple is for someone who has lost a loved one to the disease.
  • Yellow represents someone who is currently supporting or caring for someone with Alzheimer’s.
  • Orange is for everyone who supports the cause and vision of a world without Alzheimer’s.

MORE DETAILS AT http://act.alz.org/site/TR/Walk2017/IA-GreaterIowa?pg=entry&fr_id=10341