Comedy Show Raises Funds for The Alzheimer’s Association
Several individuals and organizations from the Greater Rochester area held The Longest Day® events to bring attention to Alzheimer’s and other dementias and raise funds to find a cure.
Alzheimer’s Association volunteer Elizabeth Chatterton of Rochester hosted a benefit at The Carlson Comedy Club. Popular local stand-up comics Joel Lindley, John Mungovan and Todd Youngman perform. Another well-known stand-up comedian, Malcolm Whitfield, emceed the at the “Laugh Your ALZ Off” fundraiser on Wednesday, June 20, from 7 to 10 p.m. “Both of my grandfathers died of Alzheimer’s and I have seen firsthand what a devastating disease it can be. I’m raising funds to help ignite a global conversation about Alzheimer’s and other dementias,” Chatterton said.
The Alzheimer's Association is the world's leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer care, support and research. Our mission is to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. Our vision is a world without Alzheimer's. For more information, visit www.alz.org.