Alzheimer’s Association presents their annual Bright Lights Big City Gala on March 10th at the Hilton Garden Inn in Perrysburg. It will feature a big city dinner and entertainment, live music from East River Drive, live and silent auctions and much more. Funds raised at the event to help to provide needed programs and services to those in the community affected by Alzheimer’s and other dementias as well as to support research to find better treatments and a cure. For tickets, please contact act.alz.org/brightlights or call 419-537-1999.
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