LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - Roughly 5.2 million people in the US last year had Alzheimer's disease.
Alzheimer's Arkansas is devoted to raising awareness about the disease and shared an event on THV11 This Morning just for that. We're talking about the Alzheimer's Advocate of the Year Gala on March 19.
The event happens from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Metroplex and features a live auction including items such as a vacation for four couple to Costa Rica, jewelry, and a sailboat dinner cruise for 12.
Advocated being honored this year are Melissa Longing, Sharon Heflin, and Jana Wineland.
Learn more about Alzheimer's Arkansas at AlzArk.org: http://on.kthv.com/1BYeAMz