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Ales for Alzheimer’s tours Uptown bars Saturday

March 11th, 2011 by Thea

The Alzheimer’s Association is putting on the first ever Ales for Alzheimer’s fundraiser this Saturday, March 12 in Lower Queen Anne.

For a flat fee for $30, attendees will tour 11 Lower Queen Anne pubs and bars and savor a variety of ales along the way (the registration fee comes with one drink ticket at each of the tour stops).

Participating pubs include Bandits Bar, Chopstix, Floyd’s Place, Hula Hula Lounge, Jabu’s Pub, McMenamins, Ozzie’s, SkyBox, The Spectator, Streamline Tavern, Taqueria Jalisco and Tini Bigs. Check out the tour map here.

All funds raised directly supports the Alzheimer’s Association’s free programs and services, benefiting individuals and families affected by Alzheimer’s and related dementias.We want you and your friends there for a great turnout for this first-time event, creating a new Chapter-favorite for our supporters and partners who are helping us in the fight against this disease!

All participants will receive an Ales for Alzheimer’s t-shirt for helping to raise money for the cause. The event starts at 3 p.m. and goes until 8 p.m., when there will be pub crawl after party at Chopstix (tour-goers get in free).

For more information contact the event manager Karen Aparicio at karen.aparicio@alzwa.org or 206.363.5500, ext. 241. To attend Ales for Alzheimer’s, check out day-of registration information here.

The Alzheimer’s Association, Western & Central Washington State Chapter, is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Here are some facts about Alzheimer’s provided by the association:

  • Alzheimer’s is the 6th leading cause of death in the United States
  • More than 5.3 million Americans are living with this disease
  • 110,000 of these individuals live here in Washington state
  • The population of those living with Alzheimer’s is expected to triple by 2050

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