Alzheimers walk team-signup today

OTTUMWA -- The Alzheimer?s Association?s is hosting a Walk to End Alzheimer?s team registration event 5-7 p.m. today at the Beach Ottumwa Shelter House.

Individuals passionate about ending Alzheimer?s and dementia are encouraged to get involved in this community event: Form a team, volunteer or donate for the Walk to End Alzheimer?s.

This year?s annual event for the south-central Iowa area will be held Sept. 15 at Ottumwa Park.

Drop in and cool off this evening at the Beach as you register your team in just a few minutes, enjoy a cool treat, pick up ideas for fundraising and how to encourage members to join your team. Learn how you, your employer, friends and family can join the fight against Alzheimer?s.

All individuals who raise funds for the walk have the opportunity to win prizes, gear and other items for raising funds.

Volunteers also are needed to help plan the event and assist on walk day.

Anyone unable to make the registration event today, the walk in September or who wish to make a donation, can visit

Teams, walkers and volunteers also can sign up online at the website.

For more information, visit or call 800-272-3900.