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Alzheimer’s walk set for Saturday

Kitsap Peninsula residents can participating in the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s Saturday at Evergreen Park beginning 8:30 a.m.

More than 280 participants are expected to turn out for the walk which is also an opportunity to learn about Alzheimer’s disease and how to get involved with this critical cause, from advocacy opportunities, the latest in Alzheimer’s research and clinical trial enrollment to support programs and services.

Each walker will join in a ceremony to honor those affected by Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s disease is a growing epidemic and is now the nation’s sixth-leading cause of death.

In addition to the three mile walk, participants will enjoy entertainment, meet corporate sponsors and take part in a special tribute to those who have experienced or are experiencing Alzheimer’s. For more information, www.alz.org/walk.

Friends book sale set for Oct. 12

The Silverdale Friends of the Library will have its monthly book sale on Sat., Oct. 12, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Hess Room of the library, located at 3450 NW Carlton St. in old town Silverdale.

The Friends of the Library will also hold Monday book sales on October 7, 14 and 21 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the library.

 

 

 

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