Alzheimer’s Association National Capital Area Chapter recognizes Southern Maryland residents

News Release, National Capital Area Chapter Alzheimer’s Association

Southern Maryland residents recognized for outstanding fundraising efforts in 2018

[McLean, VA], February 27, 2019 – The Alzheimer’s Association National Capital Area Chapter recognized community members across the region for their outstanding efforts in fundraising at a special reception on February 8 in McLean, VA. Among the honorees were twelve residents of Southern Maryland honored for their participation in Walk to End Alzheimer’s, the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research.  They are (in alphabetical order):

  • Marian Ann Blair of St. Inigoes, MD:  Raised $8,805 as a member of Team Care Blairs
  • LeeAnn Charpentier of Waldorf, MD:  Raised $3,346 as a member of Team Walk the Plank
  • Brandi Cox of Bryantown, MD:  Raised $3,000 as a member of Team Southern Maryland Boot Scooters
  • Diane Daly of California, MD:  Raised $4,280 as a member of Team Purple Pancakes
  • Susan Dudley of Hollywood, MD:  Raised $15,398 as a member of Team Care Blairs
  • Leslie Harvey of Mechanicsville, MD:  Raised $3,736 as a member of Team Southern Maryland Boot Scooters
  • Allison Kline of Port Tobacco, MD:  Raised $5,000 as a member of Team Cora’s Crusaders
  • Wendy Latimer of La Plata, MD:  Raised $5,350
  • Dennis Poremski of Solomons, MD:  Raised $5,894 as a member of Team Asbury
  • Liz Purcell-Leskiner of Leonardtown, MD:  Raised $4,780 as a member of Team Solidarity Against Alzheimer’s
  • Jobina Spencer of Waldorf, MD:  Raised $3,171 as a member of Team IQW – (Improving the Quality of Work-Life)
  • Sheila Zattau of La Plata, MD:  Raised $10,161 as a member of Team Handsome Dad

Registration is now open for the 2019 Walk to End Alzheimer’s. To find a Walk near you, visit alz.org/walk. For information about the Walks in Charles County and Southern Maryland, contact LaKeysha Boyd-Moore at [email protected] or 240.518.8496.

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