CourseHero.docx - During the Alzheimer\u2019s Walk at on Saturday September 28 th I was blown away by the amount of support that was shown by the local

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During the Alzheimer’s Walk at on Saturday September 28 th , I was blown away by the amount of support that was shown by the local community. By 7:45 a.m. when we arrived there was already about 30 volunteers there setting up. There was a booth set up for the champions, grand champions, and elite members to pick up their prizes, a booth where flowers for the Promise Garden were given out, a table with food and beverages, a table with t-shirts, a table with face paintings for kids, a table with information about the petition to increase funding and Alzheimer’s itself, a booth with the top local supporter, and a DJ stand. They also had a booth set up for a jackpot raffle and a raffle for baskets that were donated by different businesses in the community. For majority of the time I ran the booth where champions, grand champions, and elite members picked up their prizes. A champion was somebody who raised $500 and they got a metal and a bell. A grand champion was somebody who raised $1,000 and an elite member was somebody who raised over $1,000; these individuals got a metal, a bell, a t-shirt, and a vase. Before the walk I was able to grab a flower to be included in the Promise Garden—I got an orange flower which is for anybody who supports the cause and vision of a world without Alzheimer’s. As for the other flowers, a blue one represented someone with Alzheimer’s or dementia, a purple one represented someone who has lost a loved one to the disease, and a yellow one represents someone who is currently supporting or caring for someone with Alzheimer’s. All of the food and beverages were donated by the
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