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2021 Walk to End Alzheimer's

 
Alzheimer’s isn’t stopping, and neither are we.

            WE'RE WALKING AGAIN.....COME JOIN US 

   Alzheimer’s Walk 2021 - Saturday, November 13

 

        Time:
Registration at 8 a.m.
Ceremony at 9 a.m.
Walk at 9:30 a.m.

    Location:
Waters Edge Park
602 S Shoreline Blvd
Corpus Christi, TX 78401
        
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Look for more information at http://act.alz.org/goto/narfe91 

 

 

                                              PAST WALK MEMORIES

 Alzheimer’s Walk – Sunday, Nov 1, 2020

Held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide, the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s® is the world’s largest fundraiser for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. As of today, the National Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) chapter 091 team has raised $820. Please check-out our page: http://act.alz.org/goto/narfe91

 

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Today Herby Garza, Dora Benavides and Joel Menking did walk from Brewster Street Icehouse – Downtown to the American Bank Center and back.

The world may look a little different right now, but one thing hasn’t changed: our commitment to ending Alzheimer’s.

As of 11/09/2020, the National Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) chapter 091 team has raised $820.

Please check-out our page: http://act.alz.org/goto/narfe91

Help us raise $1000.00 for our NARFE team

 

Your health and safety are our top priorities. This year’s event won’t be a large in-person gathering — instead, we invite you to walk in small teams of friends and family while others in your community do the same. Because we are all still walking and fundraising for the same thing: a world without Alzheimer’s and all other dementia.

 

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2019

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2019 Team

 

NARFE Chapter 91, Sparkling City by the Sea, members once again participated in Alzheimer’s Association 2019 Walk to End Alzheimer’s held in Corpus Christi, Texas on September 7, 2019

 

2019 Team: Joel Menking, Jackie Sasara and Heriberto Garza

The #Walking2EndAlz on 09/07/2019 was a success. You can still be part of our team and donate to help fight Alzheimer's. Your support is very much appreciated in helping us reach our Chapter 091-2019 goal of $1,000 by December 31, 2019.

Contact:Joel Menking              

http://act.alz.org/goto/narfe91 

 

NARFE Chapter 91 had an exhibit table and provided informational brochures and shared information about NARFE with participants. The Opening Ceremonies began at 0830 with military color guard and various speeches from local dignitaries followed by the start of Walk to End Alzheimer’s at 0900. There were over 600 people who came to remember or honor a friend, relative, mother, father, brother or sister and share their stories.

The following NARFE Chapter 91 members participated in this year’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s: Joel L. Menking, Team Captain and First VP of Chapter 91, Heriberto Garza, President, and Jackie Sasara.

Last year NARFE Chapter 91 raised over $1,000 for Alzheimer’s Association “Walk to End Alzheimer’s”. This year we have raised $445.00, We will need more donations to reaching our goal of $1,000. Donations will be received through December 31, 2019. We encourage all NARFE Texas Federation Chapters to join us in this very important mission.

You can help us out by logging on to our team webpage act.alz.org/goto/narfe91 and donating to our team.

 

 

2018

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2018 Natl Active & Retired Federal Employees 091 Team
L to R:  Glenda Turner, Delfina McHugh, Dora Suarez, Dora Benavides, back row - Herby Garza, Joel Menking (team member missing:  Crissy Frasier and husband Andy)

 

NARFE Chapter 91, Sparkling City by the Sea, members once again participated in Alzheimer’s Association 2018 Walk to End Alzheimer’s held in Corpus Christi, Texas on September 8, 2018

NARFE Chapter 91 had an exhibit tent and provided informational brochures and shared information about NARFE with participants. The Opening Ceremonies began at 0830 with military color guard and various speeches from local dignitaries followed by the start of Walk to End Alzheimer’s at 0900. It was a beautiful, sunny, hot and humid day. There were over 600 people who came to remember or honor a friend, relative, mother, father, brother or sister and share their stories.  

 

The following NARFE Chapter 91 members participated in this year’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s: Joel L. Menking, Team Captain and First VP of Chapter 91, Heriberto Garza, President, Dora Suarez, Secretary, Delfina McHugh, Glenda Turner, current active member Criselda (Crissy) and her husband Andy Freasier, and Dora Benavides.

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Finish Line

 

Back Left: Delfina McHugh, Dora Benavides, Joel Menking, Heriberto Garza. Frount left:  Glenda Turner, Dora Suarez

 

 

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Glenda & Joel

 

 This was Glenda's first walk and we did it!

 

 

 

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Andy & Crissy Freasier

 

 Crissy Freasier is an active member and her husband Andy were a great encouragement to our team. Thanks for helping.

 

 

 

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Rusty

 

Rusty is the mascot for the CC Hooks. 

 

 

 

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Captain America

 

Captain America gave us the super power to succeed.

 

 

 

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Certificates

 

 Left: Joel Menking, Glenda Turner, Heriberto Garza and Delfina McHugh rec'd certificates for participating in 2018 Walk to End Alzheimer's - congratulations!!!

 

Last year NARFE Chapter 91 raised $1,320 for Alzheimer’s Association “Walk to End Alzheimer’s”. This year we are well on our way to reaching our goal of $1,000 or more.   We encourage all NARFE Texas Federation Chapters to join us in this very important mission. NARFE headquarters is a National Sponsor of Walk to End Alzheimer’s events.

 You can help us out by logging on to our new team webpage act.alz.org/goto/narfe91 and donating to our team.

(FYI) From Regional Vice President for NARFE Region VI:  Marshall Richards,

The August fundraising total for Alzheimer's is $12,821,149.30.  We raise $18,566.69 during August.  we are almost to our thirteen million dollar goal.

 

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 The Walk to End Alzheimer's Kickoff Party was a huge success! CC Santa came to show his support and everyone is fired up to make this the best Walk to End Alzheimer's ever!! It was a lot of fun and Joel Menking won a taste of Corpus Christi awesome silent auction. Looking forward to seeing everyone at the Walk to End Alzheimer's!! act.alz.org/goto/narfe91

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 If you join the NARFE team you will start your own page that will be a part of the NARFE team page. Any team member that raises $100.00 or more will get a Walk to End Alzheimer's tee shirt. We are looking into having NARFE team tee shirts this year but it all depends on how many team members we have. So please check back often. 

 

 

2017 Walk to End Alzheimer's is complete

We had 12 walkers on the National Active and Retired Federal Employees team this year and we were one of the top 5 teams in raising donations. Thanks to all of you that donated and we are going to do better next year.

 Here’s some interesting facts to help us get some motivation for 2018.

 As of 12/08/17 the Corpus Christi walk to end Alzheimer’s had 130 teams with 793 participants. All and all, the total raised was $44,420.31. Out of the 130 teams, NARFE Chapter 91 came in 5th in raising total donations of $1,32.00. 

 Out of the top 34 listed national teams. NARFE finished 29th with a total of $64,360 raised. With 65 NARFE teams participating nationwide. Chapter 91 finished 15th. 

  Don’t stop now! Lets get ready for next year!  2019 will be even better!!!!

 

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 Front row sitting: Fern Carter, Dora Lynn Suarez, Esther Martinez: 2ed row left Cameron Martin, Carter Martin, Vanessa, Jackie Sasara, Herby Garza, Delfina McHugh, Dora Benavides: 3rd row (back) Beverly Mehary, Joel Menking

    The National Active and Retired Federal Employees has focused on finding a cure for Alzheimer's for many years and has raised close to $13 million for that effort from it's over 200,000 members nationally. Our Corpus Christi, Texas, Chapter 0091 continues to make this one of our prime community service efforts.  Please help.

Every dollar we raise helps to strengthen the efforts of the Alzheimer’s Association while moving us closer to our vision of a world without Alzheimer’s disease. From face-to-face support to online education programs and promising worldwide research initiatives, your donations make a difference in the lives of the millions of people affected by Alzheimer’s today and those who will face the disease tomorrow.