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Town Center building to light up teal for Alzheimer’s disease

The Clark Nexsen building will light up teal on Wednesday, November 8, 2017, to spread awareness for the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America. (Courtesy of Clark Nexsen)

VIRGINIA BEACH – The night sky might look a little different on Wednesday night.

The Clark Nexsen building in Town Center will light up teal to spread Alzheimer’s awareness on Nov. 8.

The Light the World in Teal program, held by the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, aims to shine a light on the disease and garner support for the millions affected by it.

“It’s wonderful to see Virginia Beach’s Clark Nexsen Building helping to raise Alzheimer’s awareness,” said Charles J. Fuschillo Jr., AFA’s President and Chief Executive Officer, in a news release. “By ‘Going Teal,’ this site is literally highlighting the issue of Alzheimer’s and the need to continue doing more for the 5 million Americans currently living with it. We thank them for supporting this program and all those affected by Alzheimer’s disease.”

Additionally, 47 sites around the world including in Canada, China, Ireland, New Zealand, Qatar, Singapore and the United Kingdom will participate in the event’s fourth year of teal illumination.

Businesses and residents are encouraged to participate in bringing awareness of the disease by using teal lights or wearing teal-colored clothing.

More information about the Light the World in Teal program can be found online.

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