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residents' Larry Day and his wife are this year's walk Family Chairs. They have been
caring full-time for Larry's mother for well over a year and connected with
ADAW early in their journey.
In an effort
to be as prepared as possible, they connected with Outreach Specialist Janet
Wiegel and scheduled a personal care consultation to learn about available
local resources and get answers to their many questions. They have attended
numerous caregiver education programs and participate in the monthly support
group. In addition, they keep mom connected by attending the monthly Portage
Larry would like to stress an important point, "When caring for a loved
one, be patient. You don't always have to be right, just be kind." He is
grateful for the chance to share his story in a public forum. If he can change
the life of just one person, he's made a difference. He wants people to know
the services he has received from ADAW have been critical. Without out them
they would never have been able to be caregivers for as long as they
They walk to increase awareness for the
disease and to encourage people to connect with ADAW.
Step forward and give hope to individuals and families touched by dementia by joining Larry and Glenda Day, Honorary Chair Bill Tierney, and Medical Chair Kay Rataczak on Sunday, September 11 at Riverside Park in Portage.
2016 Forget-Me-Not painting by Robert Gorder.
Thursday, August 25- Saturday, August 27
Lodi Good Samaritan Walkers are hosting a bake sale to benefit the Columbia Co. Alzheimer’s Walk
700 Clark Street
13th ANNUAL DUMP RUN fundraiser
Saturday, August 27
The Dump Bar & Grill
105 Edgewater St., Cambria
10:00 a.m. – Registration
11:30 a.m. – Ride begins
4:30 p.m. – Pig Roast
5:00 p.m. – Live auction
7:30 p.m. – Live music
Cost: $20; includes poker run, pig roast, auction and live music.
Join in on the largest one-day charity ride in Columbia County with a portion of the proceeds benefiting the Columbia County Alzheimer’s Walk. Last year ADAW received over $5,000!
Register at the Dump Bar and Grill (pre-registration strongly encouraged). Call 920.348.5733 or visit www.thedumpbar.com for more information.
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Top 10 Teams
Columbia County HHS/ADRC ($1,796.01)
Marquette County Department of Human Services ($1,319.00)
Judy's Gang ($645.00)
Bonnet Prairie Lutheran Church ($635.00)
Angels in Blue Jeans ($520.00)
Smokin' for a Cure ($415.00)
Our House Senior Living Portage ($264.00)
Jerry's Kids ($210.00)
Columbus Area Senior Center ($100.00)
Alzheiemer's & Dementia Alliance of WI ($50.00)
Thank you to our 2016 sponsors:
Bonnet Prairie Lutheran Church
Our House Senior Living
Marquette-Adams Telephone Cooperative
National Exchange Bank & Trust
Pflanz Mantey Medrala Funeral Homes
Top 10 Participants
Colleen Sengbusch ($1,264.00)
Cheryl Mielke ($600.00)
Nancy Charles ($520.00)
Sarah Millard ($475.00)
Michelle Anderson ($466.00)
Mona Matijevich ($415.00)
Kathy Roadt ($110.00)
Dorothy Harris ($100.00)
Kristin Larson ($50.00)
Mary Ann Stoikes ($50.00)