Cheshire: Walk to End Alzheimer’s slated for Sept. 29

Tuesday September 11, 2012

The Alzheimer’s Association 2012 Walk to End Alzheimer’s will take place at the Ashuwillticook Rail Trail, Farnams Causeway, on Saturday, Sept. 29.

The walk follows the easily accessible rail trail along scenic Cheshire Lake. Registration begins at 8 a.m. and the walk kick-off ceremony begins at 9 a.m. Participants may walk as much or as little as they choose.

Refreshments, entertainment, and information will be available throughout the morning. Overflow parking with shuttle service is accessible at the Allied Waste Services lot, on Route 8 about a mile north of the walk site, and south of the site at the Sears end of the Berkshire Mall.

Morning highlights include a lakeside concert by David Grover, balloon magic with Bowey the Clown, and Yoga Dance. A barbecue lunch will be provided by Hillcrest Commons and pizza by Papa Joe’s Ristorante.

Donna and Steve Smith, Berkshire franchise owners of Home Instead Senior Care, are the event’s honorary chairs. Home Instead will be among the exhibitors showcasing available resources and be on hand to answer questions.

Dr. Paul R. Solomon, clinical director, and Dr. Cynthia A. Murphy, executive director of the Memory Clinic in Bennington, Vt., return as clinical co-chairs for the event.

To learn more or to sign-up to participate, call (413) 499-0691 or visit


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