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2018 Northeast TN- Southwest VA Light the Way WALK
Help us reach our goal of $50,000

$57,798 raised so far,   CONGRATULATIONS!

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The Party is Moving Indoors!

Saturday, April 7

Memorial Park Community Center Gymnasium

510 Bert Street, Johnson City, TN

Northeast Tennessee & Southwest Virginia

Take Steps to support those in our communities living with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias today and research in hopes fewer people will face Alzheimer's in the future!

Light the Way WALK is a Saturday morning filled with Celebration! WALKers and volunteers from all over Northeast TN and Southwest VA find live musical entertainment, free food, door prizes, and fun for all ages.

10:00 a.m. Registration Opens plus Team Photos, Music, Food, and Fun

10:30 a.m. Opening Ceremonies with Announcements, Contests, and Door Prizes

11:15 a.m. Let's WALK! 

The Walk is family and pet friendly! Pets can compete for "Best Dressed," "Most Purple" and for Mascot Challenge.

Pets are not allowed inside Memorial Park Community Center. Even though they have to stay home this Saturday, we still want your four-footed family members to be part of the Light the Way Walk. Bring a picture of your dog, cat, parakeet or mini-pig to the party for a chance to win out "Best Dressed," "Most Purple" or mascot titles.

The WALK is symbolic and optional and the distance is approximately 1 mile.

Questions? Contact Tracey Kendall Wilson at 423.232.8993 or email Tracey Kendall Wilson

Take Your First Step Today!

Itís easy to get started! Just click one of the buttons above, and follow the instructions. In just a few minutes youíll be registered and ready to start FUNdraising! Download/View Helpful Forms HERE:

View/Print Paper Registration Form HERE

Turning in money? Print Contribution Form

(Please include a contribution form with all cash and check donations submitted before, at, and after the event, so we know which WALKer and team to credit.)



Alzheimerís Tennessee is an independent, 501c3 not-for-profit organization that has been in the community for more than 30 years serving those facing Alzheimerís disease and related dementias, promoting brain health through education, and championing research, global prevention and treatment efforts.

Most donations are secured prior to the WALK and turned in on or before the day of the WALK.

Pre-registered WALKers who raise $50 will qualify for a t-shirt (distributed to eligible WALKers at the WALK). More incentives are available for WALKers who raise $100, $200 or more.

Participants may continue turning in funds for at least 30 days following the event. Final fundraising totals will determine Top Prize winners who are recognized, along with Corporate Sponsors, at an Appreciation Lunch.


Alzheimer's Tennessee invites you to reach out to your family and friends to make your FUNDrasing even more successful. Please click the link below to download an informative letter that will help you connect to potential donors among your family and friends.

2018 Friends & Family Letter

After you have downloaded the file, open it and print a copy for each of the friends and family members you would like to contact. Then, add a personal note if you want to and share it!

Organize a TEAM!

Teams are the heart of what makes the Alzheimerís WALK so successful. Families, businesses, churches, organizations and school groups build teams to honor those who have been touched by Alzheimerís and other forms of dementia.Team captains and co-captains are the volunteer leaders who build excitement and help teams meet their fundraising goals. They motivate and encourage co-workers, friends and family to join their team and work to promote the Alzheimerís Tennessee WALK. Take the First Steps to Team Up Today!

Step 1: Sign Up!
Step 2: FUNdraise & WALK Together!

Step 3: Ask 3 People to Join You


Help on WALK day in your community! We count on volunteers to help set up, clean up, take photos, plus register, feed, and direct WALKers. You'll find the option to volunteer under each WALK registration type.


Submit a name and photo to be added to the Starting Line Banner carried by our Champions at the front of the WALK. We'll walk for you and for them. Pay Tribute to a loved one or caregiver by sending a photo with their name and yours by March 19th to:

or to:

Starting Line Banner

c/o Alzheimer's Tennessee

2319 Browns Mill Road, Suite D6

Johnson City, TN 37604

QUESTIONS? Call Alzheimer's Tennessee at 423.232.8993

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Special THANK YOU to corporate sponsors:

Torch Sponsor:

Beacon Sponsor:

Flame Sponsor:

Candle Sponsors:

Ray Sponsor

Mike Ervin Excavating

Media Sponsors

For information regarding becoming a corporate sponsor, please contact Tracey Kendall Wilson at 423.232.8993.

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