Oktoberfest Fights Alzheimer's

By: WOWT Email
By: WOWT Email

Oktoberfest is an opportunity for the community to celebrate the traditional German harvest festival, bid on auction items and raise funds for the Alzheimer’s Association Midlands Chapter.

Funds raised by Oktoberfest are dedicated to foster research, provide care and support for persons with the disease and their caregivers and educational programs to lower the risk for the disease.

The night begins with the silent auction at 7:00p, followed by authentic German food, beer and music.

Tickets are $75 per person, if registered by October 19th ticket price includes FREE admission for a guest, two drink tickets and an Oktoberfest Boot.

Alzheimer’s disease is an epidemic impacting a growing number of families around the world, including 106,000 people in Nebraska and Iowa.

Over the past four years, Oktoberfest has raised over $35,000 in support of the Alzheimer’s Association Midlands Chapter.

The Alzheimer’s Association is the nation’s leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Its mission is to eliminate the disease through the advancement of research, to provide and enhance care and support for those affected by the disease, to advocate for public policy change and to reduce the risk of dementia by promoting brain health.

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