Nov. 15 candlelight service to honor, memorialize those with Alzheimer’s

Staff Report

DIXON, Ill. — The Alzheimer’s Association-Rock River Branch will hold its annual Candlelight Service at 6 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 15, at the Rock River Branch Office, 93 S. Hennepin Ave., Dixon. A night of fellowship and remembrance, the event is free and open to the public.

The hourlong service will feature music, a speaker and recitation of the names of local residents who have lost their battle with Alzheimer’s in the last year. Refreshments will be served at the conclusion of the program.

The branch is selling keepsake votive candles in the association’s signature purple color for $5. To purchase in advance, call the office toll free at (800) 272-3900 or pick one up the evening of the event.

The Candlelight Service is an event of National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month and National Caregivers Month. For more information, call the chapter toll-free at (800) 272-3900 or e-mail

From the Nov. 14-20, 2012, issue

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