En Español

Walk to End Alzheimer's Event Receives Unlikely Assistance

According to the Alzheimer's association (http://www.alz.org), 5.4 million Americans are currently living with Alzheimer's disease, and those numbers are rising. With one in eight elder Americans struggling with the disease, organizations like the Alzheimer's association are making valiant efforts to help increase funding and research. The association hosts several Alzheimer events and is one of the largest Alzheimer research contributors in the world.

The hard-working men and women at the association have been preparing as this year's latest fundraising opportunity quickly approaches. The association's "Walk to End Alzheimer's" event is an annual nation-wide event focused on raising awareness and funds for Alzheimer's research, support, and care. Donations are widely coveted and new sponsors are actively pursued to help increase efforts and provide Alzheimer victims with a fighting chance.

The "Walk to End Alzheimer's" organizers set this year's goal at $90,000, but the economic climate as well as other unforeseen circumstances has left them tens of thousands of dollars short of their goal.

Peggy Mione, a Quality Assurance Assessment Manager for Hospice Touch, has been reaching out to local businesses to help spark interest and donations to get the event back on track. Her dedication to the cause has led to a number of significant donations and has raised awareness throughout the community.

"I have been blessed with the responsibility of upholding the highest standards of patient care, and my experiences have instilled a passion for those suffering from Dementia. I assist victims within my unit at Hospice Touch and truly felt the devastating effects of the disease through my experience with a young family there. Once a well-liked sole wage earner with a wife and two young children, I saw a man begin to forget his own wife's name. The experience touched me and I feel that anything that I can do to help raise awareness and contribute to a cure is very rewarding."

-Peggy Mione, Quality Assessment Manager at Hospice Touch in Santa Ana, CA

Peggy Mione's hard work and dedication has not gone unnoticed. John Bisnar and Brian Chase, head partners of the Bisnar Chase law firm, make several yearly donations to numerous causes, but were just now made aware of the Alzheimer Association's local efforts and the community's opportunities to help out.

When Mr. Bisnar first received Peggy's communication asking for his assistance, he felt a connection and made a donation. Had Peggy not approached the Bisnar Chase law firm, Mr. Bisnar feels that there would be little chance that his firm would have ever donated.

"Having represented many traumatic brain injury victims, we have first-hand knowledge of the struggles an Alzheimer's victim and their families' experience. We are all fortunate that there are people like Peggy dedicated to organizations like the Alzheimer's Association whose mission is to end a disease that could affect any of us. Peggy's dedication motivated us to help support the Alzheimer's Association."

-John Bisnar

Bisnar Chase is not the only business ready to put their money where their mouth is. Several other sponsors have donated significant amounts to bring the Alzheimer's Association closer to their goal, but there is still plenty of work to be done. The total amount raised for the Walk To End Alzheimer's event is $17,021.13. With more than $70,000.00 needed to reach their goal, and the event deadline just around the corner, every little bit helps and they are counting on you.

In addition to direct donations, those looking to join the cause can take a look at several options on the Alzheimer's Awareness website. You can donate to a particular participant or you can choose a team. The Walk to End Alzheimer's Event will be held in Southern California and anyone is welcome to attend.

2012 Walk to End Alzheimer's Event
6/16/2012 7:30am - Noon
21931 Alma Aldea
Rancho Santa Margarita, CA

Hospice Touch Inc. (Santa Ana)
3401 West Sunflower Avenue
Santa Ana, CA 92704

About Bisnar Chase

Bisnar Chase is a personal injury law firm serving clients throughout the country from their Newport Beach, California offices. Their California personal injury attorneys have successfully represented thousands of people since 1978 and have recovered hundreds of millions of dollars from irresponsible corporations, insurance companies and negligent governmental agencies. For more information about the law firm, see: http://www.bestattorney.com.

Additional Community Press Articles

Have a question that wasn't answered here?

(800) 561-4887

Was This Page Helpful? Yes | No

Client Reviews of Bisnar Chase

“After a bad accident, we were lost on how to handle the insurance agents, the paperwork involved and the claims representatives. We contacted Bisnar Chase and they took care of everything. It gave us the peace of mind we needed to heal. I am very impressed with their level of professionalism and their compassion. We definitely recommend Bisnar Chase.”

by Vanessa Sampson

reviewed at Google+

“Great Lawfirm – My sister Kristen in Chicago made the recommendation. Everyone has been great. I really don't think anything could have been done better.”

by Melissa

reviewed at City Search

“John and Brian handled a pi case over 10 years ago. I fill [sic] real lucky to have had them on my side. They are the best. No doubt about it thanks. Walter temple”

by Walter Temple

reviewed at Facebook

See All Ratings And Awards

The BISNAR CHASE Difference

  • “I was in a serious auto accident when I was in law school. I had to hire a personal injury attorney and had a really bad experience.”

    John Bisnar

    on what made him want to become a personal injury attorney

  • “If you hire Bisnar | Chase and we don't recover money for you in your case, you owe us absolutely nothing.”

    Brian Chase

    on whether or not you would owe money if your case was lost

  • “Whatever the philosphy of the management is, is going to be carried through by the employees and it’s going to reflect on the experience the clients have.”

    John Bisnar

    on his philosophy on running a law firm

  • “The insurance companies are going to be investigating that accident the day it happens. You need to have a lawyer on your side the day it happens as well.”

    Brian Chase

    on when you should contact an attorney

  • “The first thing we want to do with our clients is to relieve the stress. Make them feel comfortable. Treat them as an honored guest.”

    John Bisnar

    on how he would define superior client representation

  • “It's hard to answer that question right up front without a thorough analysis. What I can guarantee you is, with the resources of Bisnar | Chase we will maximize the value of your case.”

    Brian Chase

    on what your case is worth

Bisnar Chase Personal Injury Attorneys
1301 Dove St #120
Newport Beach, CA 92660

local: (949) 203-3814
Get Directions

California Personal Injury Blog