Alzheimer walk kick-off slated

MARQUETTE – Jennifer Lepard, new CEO for the Greater Michigan Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association will be helping to kick off the 2013 Walk to End Alzheimer’s Season at a walk kickoff event from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Marquette Commons.

The Kickoff Event is an annual event to allow walkers and teams to pick up fundraising materials, talk with staff and committee members to get fund raising ideas and for people new to the Walk to learn more about how they can help support programs and services for people living with Alzheimer’s in the Upper Peninsula. Snacks will be provided, and live music as well.