•The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) presents the “AFA Evening Together For Care For the Love of Jewel Austin” with performances by Reba McEntire, Lee Ann Womack, Brandy Clark and more surprise guests.
•Produced by Warner Music Nashville’s VP Creative Director, Shane Tarleton, the event celebrates the life of Jewel Austin, Tarleton’s grandmother, who passed away from Alzheimer’s disease.
•Suzanne Alexander, TV host of Great American Country Nights and On the Streets will emcee the event.
Proceeds from “AFA Evening Together for Care For the Love of Jewel Austin” will benefit The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA), a national non-profit organization with more than 2,600 member organizations nationwide, dedicated to assuring quality of care and excellence in service to individuals with Alzheimer’s disease, and their families and caregivers.
“AFA is grateful for the support received from Shane Tarleton and the Nashville community,” said Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr., President and CEO of the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, “Special thanks to Reba McEntire, Lee Ann Womack, Brandy Clark and other Country Music artists for their participation.”
Alzheimer’s disease affects more than 5 million Americans living with the illness, and their families and caregivers. It is the sixth most common cause of death in the United States, and the only one in the top 10 without a cure.
WHEN / WHERE:
Wednesday, July 12
7:00 – 10:00 p.m
Tickets for the star-studded event can be purchased on line at: www.alzfdn.org (go to Event Calendar and click on Nashville) or call the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America at 866-232-8484 for further information.
About Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA):
The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, based in New York, is a non-profit organization that unites more than 2,600 member organizations nationwide in the goal of providing optimal care and services to individuals living with dementia, and to their caregivers and families. Its services include a national, toll-free helpline (866-232-8484) staffed by licensed social workers, educational conferences and materials, a free quarterly magazine for caregivers, the National Memory Screening Program, and “AFA Partners in Care” dementia care training for healthcare professionals. For more information about AFA, call 866-232-8484, visit www.alzfdn.org, follow us on Twitter, or connect with us on Facebook or LinkedIn.