Rock For A Cure

By: Alzheimer's Association Last Updated: August 23, 2010

Rock for a Cure is the title of a concert to be held at DC’s County Junction on Sunday, August 29. The Crawpuppies and Sudden Suspension will be in concert from 4-7 pm. DC's Country Junction is located at 3599 W 161st Ave. in Lowell, Indiana. This concert is open to all ages, from children and teens to adults. Tickets are $5 per person and are available in advance and at the door. All proceeds go to the Alzheimer’s Association Memory Walk. For more information, please call 219-218-4244. rock-for-a-cure-8-29-10

Rock for a cure is the idea of Sudden Suspension member, Zach Gross, whose grandmother died of Alzheimer’s disease. “This is a great way for people of all ages to come out to enjoy some great music and raise funds in the fight against Alzheimer’s,” says Zach.

Rock for a cure is being sponsored by Towne Centre Retirement Community, DC’s County Junction and many local businesses. For more information or to purchase tickets, please call 219-218-4244.

About Sudden Suspension:
Sudden Suspension is a fresh new alternative sound from Northwest Indiana. Members include Brandon Stasi, Austen Backe, Teddy Feddeler and Zack Gross.

About the Crawpuppies:
Northwest Indiana natives include Aaron Hedges, Chad Clifford, Chris Karp, and Mike Curtis. The Crawpuppies play a wide variety of genres including indie pop.

About the Alzheimer's Association Memory Walk®:
The Alzheimer’s Association Memory Walk® is the nation’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer care, support and research programs. In northwest Indiana, the Memory Walk will be held on Sunday, September 19 at Hidden Lake Park, 6355 Broadway in Merrillville. Registration begins at 12:30 PM, and the Memory Walk starts at 1:30 PM. For more information about the Memory Walk, please call 800-272-3900 or visit www.alz.org.

About the Alzheimer's Association: AlzheimersAssociation
The Alzheimer’s Association is the 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; to advocate for policy change; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. For more information, please visit www.alz.org.