From the AFTD web site:
“Inspired by the day dedicated to love–Valentine’s Day–AFTD’s With Love campaign is an opportunity for you to honor or remember a loved one impacted by FTD. During the month of February,
you can share your story of love, spread FTD awareness and raise funds to support AFTD’s mission simply by creating a fundraiser. Over the past five years, this campaign has raised more than $247,000 to fight this disease. Will you choose to fight FTD, With Love?” More info. To Donate.
From the Westport Daily Voice web site:
Westport First Selectman Jim Marpe will participate in two events Saturday, Feb. 28 dedicated to raising awareness for Alzheimer’s disease. Westport Goes Purple for Alzheimer’s will include lining trees on Main Street with purple ribbons to raise awareness for Alzheimer’s.
Marpe also will announce the upcoming concert, Beatles, Stones & The British Invasion – A Benefit Concert for Alzheimer’s, to be held Friday, March 13 at the Fairfield Theatre Company.
Following his address Saturday, Marpe will place a purple ribbon on a tree located outside of David’s Tea on Main Street at 2PM.
For details go to the Westport Daily Voice web site.