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Local Student Walking to End Alzheimer’s

Graduating seniors in the Nevada Joint Union High School District are required to produce a Senior Project focused on a student’s point of interest or a goal for the future. One Nevada Union Senior, Carly Messex, is taking on a personal challenge to raise awareness and money to help end Alzheimer’s Disease. Messex’s personal interest in the disease grew after witnessing the challenges her grandfather experienced as he fought dementia.

Click here to listen to Carly Messex

More than 5 million Americans have Alzheimer’s and that number is expected to grow to as many as 16 million by 2050.
Carly explains what she and her team are doing to raise awareness and funds.

Click here to listen to Carly Messex

Carly and her team are holding a carwash at Jamba Juice in Grass Valley on Sunday, September 23. Jamba Juice will donate proceeds from beverage sales to My Generation during the car wash from 10 am To 2 pm.
Money raised will go to help the Alzheimer’s Association advance research into prevention, treatments and a cure for Alzheimer’s.
For more information on how to support Carly’s endeavor 530-798-9619.

1 Comment

September 29, 2012

erin stone

Way to go Carly and your team! We really appreciate your commitment to the Alzheimer's Association and especially to Walk to End Alzheimer's on October 6th at the State Capitol.

to join Carly and/or start your own team go to www.alz.org/walk

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