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Intouch : In Touch Issue 74
14 In touch Spring 2010 www.alzheimers.org.au Fundraising news Blackmore's Sydney Running Festival AlzNSW is an official supporter charity for the Blackmore's Sydney Running Festival and we look forward to a wonderful day on 19 September. There are four events, giving people of all ages and abilities the once-a-year opportunity to run, jog or walk over the famous Sydney Harbour Bridge and finish at the equally iconic Sydney Opera House. Register now at the Running Festival website to take part in the Blackmore's Sydney Running Festival and follow the links to find out more about how you can 'run for a cause and run for free' to support the work of AlzNSW. See you at the finish line, and don't forget to look out for the AlzNSW marquee. When: 19 September Where: Sydney W: www.sydneyrunningfestival.com.au Sydney City2Surf Thank you to all the participants of the 2010 City2Surf on 8 August. The event was a wonderful success, with more than 80,000 people participating, and over 160 of those running for AlzNSW. In its 40th year, the City2Surf raised just over $2,500,000 in total, and the impressive efforts of all who fundraised for AlzNSW have raised over $18,000 for AlzNSW support services. W: http://city2surf.sunherald.com.au/ Charity Challenge -- Climb Kilimanjaro! AlzNSW and Inspired Adventures' very first charity challenge is underway as we prepare to scale Mount Kilimanjaro next year. We will be visiting businesses in the Sydney CBD in November to build awareness and start fundraising. Challenge yourself and your friends to join us on the great heights of Mount Kilimanjaro and you will not only experience the adventure of a lifetime, you will also help AlzNSW by raising funds through sponsorship. Our first trip will be a 12-day adventure to Mt Kilimanjaro in September 2011. Visit our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter for updates, or contact Tristanne Scott at Inspired Adventures for booking details and more information. Facebook: Alzheimer's Australia NSW Twitter: @alznsw Tristanne Scott: (02) 9262 9880 E: tristanne@inspiredadventures. com.au Entertainment Books 2010-11 books are available now! They make a wonderful gift and the coupons offer fantastic value for money with more than $15,000 dollars in discounts, including 5% off groceries at Coles supermarkets for a whole year. Contact: Christine T: (02) 8875 4625 AlzNSW Christmas Cards AlzNSW Christmas Cards are available. Look for your order form in this issue of In Touch or download forms from the AlzNSW website. Contact: Christine T: (02) 8875 4625 W: www.alzheimers.org.au Partnership opportunities We have opportunities for businesses to partner or assist us in our fundraising ventures. Our events include Dementia Awareness Week activities, the Memory Walk, seminars, corporate golf days and more. We are also seeking donations of high level auction items and raffle prizes for community-driven fundraising events. If your company or business wants to support our work, please contact Coralie Hicks. T: (02) 9805 0100 Thank you We extend a big thank you to all the members and friends of AlzNSW who generously supported our appeals last year. We also extend our gratitude to our regular pledge supporters who donate on a monthly or quarterly basis -- knowing we have your support allows us to better plan our service delivery. Support our work fundraising around the state Winners! Congratulations to the winners of the Rotary Community Chest Raffle, which was drawn at the Burwood RSL on Wednesday 21 July. 1st Toyota Yaris: J. Luo, Homebush (ticket number RHR 06 091) 2nd Jewellery to the value of $1000: L Ross, Forestville (ticket number BSA 09 469) 3rd Netbook Computer: M Henderson (ticket number GLA 07 951)
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