Why we’re putting our best foot forward for Alzheimer’s Society Memory Walk

A team of partners and lawyers from Jones Myers is stepping out to support Harrogate’s Memory Walk which is boosting funds for Alzheimer’s Society.

This year over 110,000 people across England, Wales and Northern Ireland, will take part in similar events to raise over £9 million to help fund research for a cure for dementia and to fund services for people living with the disease.

Staff from our Harrogate and Leeds offices will be joined by their families and friends on the 1.6 mile event around Valley Gardens on Saturday, September 16.

The fundraiser is run in conjunction with Harrogate Borough Council who is committed to providing dementia-friendly training for all staff and councillors. Harrogate MP, Andrew Jones – whose team is dementia-friendly trained – is calling on local people to get involved.

Over 40,000 people under 65 in the UK have dementia and Alzheimer’s Society is the only UK charity investing in research into dementia care, cause, cure and prevention.

Said Jones Myers founder, Peter Jones: “Alzheimer’s Society is an inspirational organisation which is committed to spending £150 million on cutting-edge research over the next decade.

“Dementia touches the lives of so many lives and, as a local Harrogate business, we were keen to help Alzheimer’s Society to continue its vital work.”

You can support the walk in the following ways:

Online through JustGiving https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/hgtmemorywalk2017
Sending a cheque payable to ‘Alzheimer’s Society’ to Andrew Jones MP, Memory Walk, 57 East Parade, Harrogate, HG1 5LQ including your name and address, or;
By being sponsored for taking part in the walk. Sponsorship forms are available here.

For more information about divorce or any aspect of children law or family law, call Jones Myers at our Harrogate office based at Windsor House on 01423 276104.

The services we offer complement those we provide at our existing offices in Leeds and Essex where we combine professional legal advice with a sensitive approach. Call our Leeds office on 0113 246 0055, our, visit www.jonesmyers.co.uk, email info@jonesmyers.co.uk or tweet us @helpwithdivorce

 

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