Community asked to

PLATTSBURGH - The State University of New York at Plattsburgh's Alzheimer's Disease Assistance Center aims to raise awareness of World Alzheimer's Day by encouraging members of the community and the campus to wear purple this Monday, Sept. 21.

The annual walk raises money to support local programs and services for people with Alzheimer's and related disorders. It will take place at the Olympic Oval in Lake Placid Saturday, Oct. 24, and at SUNY Plattsburgh's Field House Sunday, Oct. 25. Registration begins at 10 a.m. for the Lake Placid walk and 12 p.m. for the Plattsburgh walk.

For more information about World Alzheimer's Day or the Alzheimer's Walk 2009, contact Lee Vera at 564-3371 or visit the walk's Web site at www.alzwalk.org.

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