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Walk To End Alzheimer's
Join our team for the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's®, the nation's largest event to raise awareness and funds to fight Alzheimer's disease. Together, we can advance research to treat and prevent Alzheimer's, and provide programs and support to improve the lives of millions of affected Americans The walk takes places on Saturday, September 12th from Scottrade Center. Registration at 8 a.m. | Ceremony at 9 a.m. | Walk at 9:30 a.m.
Route Length: 1 mile and 3 mile
Parrot Heads in Paradise Inc.
Why We Walk: Parrot Head or Parrothead is a commonly used nickname for fans of singer/songwriter Jimmy Buffett. He is best known for his music, which often portrays an "island escapism" lifestyle. His musical hits include "Margaritaville", "Come Monday" and "Five O'Clock Somewhere."
In 1994, Jimmy's Buffett's father, James Delaney Buffett, Jr. was stricken with Alzheimer's disease and passed away at age 83 in May of 2003, several years after being diagnosed. It was then many clubs elected to do something as a tribute to Jimmy's father. Our PHiP chapters not only support Alzheimer's to honor Jimmy's father but because we're seeing this devastating plague insinuate itself into our own ranks.
In addition, we'd like to state PHiP Parrot Heads are unique. We take our fundraising responsibilities seriously, but at the same time we can add our own humor into the question Why We Walk as well as our own creativity into fundraising.
We invite everyone to join us as we Party With A Purpose for Alzheimer's by donating to a participating chapter today! You leave this world a little better with the eradication of Alzheimer's and having a blast while walking to end.
Holidaze Party Raffle Tickets to Benefit St. Patrick CenterWe are selling 300 raffle tickets for a cash drawing at the Holidaze party on December 5th. There will be nine prizes ranging from $50 to $1500! Tickets are $20. The proceeds will benefit St. Patrick Center. Tickets will be sold at club events as well as by mail. Send your $20 check payable to StLPHC to Jane Ellen Stark, 247 Wynstay Avenue, Valley Park Missouri 63088. Be sure to list contact information to be entered on your ticket. Tickets are available to anyone...your friends, your family, your co-workers! Let the raffle begin!
HOLIDAZE INFO AND TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE!!
December 4--Southern Drawl Band at Syberg's 9-1 ($5 cover charge)
December 5--STLPHC HOLIDAZE PARTY at Maryland Heights Rec Center featuring Hanna's Reef
Cost $35 for STLPHC Members/$40 for non-STLPHC Members
We are also planning Bloody Mary Brunches both Saturday and Sunday Mornings with limited tickets--These will go on sale to the public September 1
DoubleTree Westport Rooms for December 4 and 5--$75 a night
Reserve a room--There will be shuttles both nights and Bloody Mary Brunches both mornings.