BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — Several Baton Rouge buildings will be lighting up teal on Nov. 3 for Alzheimer’s awareness.
Over 800 buildings and landmarks are participating worldwide, according to the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA). There are over 6.2 million Americans, including 92,000 Louisiana residents, with Alzheimer’s disease, AFA said.
Which Baton Rouge buildings or landmarks are lighting up teal?
- Louisiana Governor’s Mansion
- LSU Tiger Stadium
- Raising Cane’s River Center
- Sunrise of Baton Rouge
- Sunrise at Siegen
“Having these Baton Rouge landmarks ‘go teal’ on the same day is a powerful and incredible way to raise awareness and show support for the millions of families who are affected by Alzheimer’s disease,” said Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr., AFA’s President & CEO. “AFA thanks each of them for helping to light the world in teal for Alzheimer’s awareness and literally shining a light on the issue of Alzheimer’s disease.”
The nonprofit is encouraging residents to participate by wearing teal on Nov. 3. For more information, visit lighttheworldinteal.com.