Thank You for Warming Up Your Winter With Us! Alzheimer Society Waterloo Wellington’s 9th Annual Winter Warmer is Huge Success!

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Thank You for Warming Up Your Winter With Us! Alzheimer Society Waterloo Wellington’s 9th Annual Winter Warmer is Huge Success!

Waterloo Wellington, ON – March 28, 2017: On March 23rd 2017, over 120 guests attended the 9th Annual Winter Warmer, presented by Audi Kitchener-Waterloo, co-hosted by Beam Suntory, for the benefit of Alzheimer Society Waterloo Wellington at The Tannery, (121 Charles Street West Kitchener, ON N2G 1H7).

The event was a debate style format, with International Ambassadors debating different whisk(e)ys. Guests tasted 7 different whisk(e)ys, from varying locations in Canada, the US, Scotland and Japan. A tie was voted upon by guests, between American Bourbon and Scotch Whiskey! Guests enjoyed appetizers, a live and silent auction, as well as chatting with the Ambassadors and experts.

This year’s Winter Warmer – the Great Whisk(e)y Debate raised over $20,000.00 for Alzheimer Society Waterloo Wellington – the highest amount ever raised for this event, our community helped us shatter our fundraising goal!

“This event was our best-ever. Not only did we raise a fantastic amount of funds for our Society, but everyone who attended had a fabulous time!” says Michelle Martin, Executive Director of Alzheimer Society Waterloo Wellington. “We hope that everyone saves the date for next year’s 10th Annual Event – the Winter Warmer Prohibition Party on March 24th 2018!”

 Alzheimer Society Waterloo Wellington would like to thank all our community members, partners and sponsors, including Audi Kitchener Waterloo, Beam Suntory, Your Neighbourhood Credit Union, Jackman Construction Inc., Homecare Assistance, D2L, Darryl Watty, Lee Quaile, JG Group of Companies, Granite Homes and Marc Melick.

With their support and yours, we will be able to continue to provide programs and services in Waterloo Wellington to help those with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias and their care partners, to live well.

About the Alzheimer Society Waterloo Wellington

Alzheimer Society Waterloo Wellington provides information, education and support through individual counselling and support groups to over 14,000 persons with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, their care partners, families, health professionals and the general public.

 Media contact:

Jillian Treadgold, Community Engagement and Donor Relations Coordinator

519-742-1422 x 2021   jillian@alzheimerww.ca      www.alzheimerww.ca

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