The Longest Day Events: Southeast Florida Chapter

By Maddison Rametta

The Longest Day is the day with the most light — the summer solstice. On June 21, thousands of participants from across the world come together to fight the darkness of Alzheimer’s through an activity of their choice. Together, they use their creativity and passion to raise funds and awareness for the care, support and research efforts of the Alzheimer’s Association.

This month, get involved with the Alzheimer’s Association and The Longest Day with these local events:

  1. Luminaria Celebration of Light

On June 9, Allegro Senior Living will be shining a light on Alzheimer’s in Boynton Beach with a beautiful luminaria celebration of light.

Support Luminaria Celebration of Light with a donation on their event page.

2. Breakfast with Rina

On June 18, join us at Shenanigans Eastside Pub in Dania Beach! Come hungry from 9-11 a.m. for a breakfast fundraiser.

Address: Shenanigans Eastside Pub, 1300 S Federal Hwy, Dania Beach, FL 33004.

To support and learn more about this amazing event, visit their event page.

3. Celebration of Light

On June 21, join us at The Meridian at Boca Raton from 5-6 p.m. for a luminary fundraiser.

4. Memories in Color Gallery Reception

On June 22, come ready to buy beautiful art and support a great cause! Join Friedman Elder Law at the Plunge Beach Resort from 6-8 p.m. for a fundraiser in celebration of the life, love and art of Barbara Frank, installed for just five weeks.

Address: Plunge Beach Resort, 4660 El Mar Dr, Lauderdale-By-The-Sea, FL 33308.

Support Memories in Color Art Gallery Reception with a donation on their event page.

5. Mah Jongg Tournament

Put your Mah Jongg skills to the test on June 22 with Nancy Smith at Lauderdale Moose Lodge in Tamarac at 12:30 p.m. for a tournament fundraiser.

Address: Lauderdale Lakes Moose Lodge, 6791 Rock Island Rd, Tamarac, FL 33319.

Support Smith’s Alzheimer’s Mah Jongg with a donation on their event page.

Today, an estimated 50 million people worldwide are living with Alzheimer’s or other dementias, including more than 6 million Americans. In the United States alone, more than 11 million friends and family members are providing their care. We must take action now, or these numbers will continue to rise.

Turn your passion into purpose! Host or participate in events at alz.org.

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