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Rock & Roll Hall of Fame joins landmarks around the world to 'go teal' for Alzheimer's Awareness

Posted: 12:19 PM, Nov 07, 2019
Updated: 2019-11-07 12:19:58-05
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

CLEVELAND — One of Cleveland's iconic institutions is joining others around the world going teal to raise awareness about Alzheimer's disease. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame will light up teal on Thursday to raise awareness about Alzheimer's through the Alzheimer's Foundation of America's Light the World Teal program.

Landmarks that will be “going teal” on Nov. 7 include:

• One World Trade Center (New York)
• New York Stock Exchange Building (New York)
• Madison Square Garden (New York)
• Willis Tower (Chicago)
• LAX Airport (Los Angeles)
• TD Garden (Boston)
• Rock & Roll Hall of Fame (Cleveland)
• NASCAR Hall of Fame (Charlotte)
• Tennessee State Capitol (Nashville)
• AmericanAirlines Arena (Miami)
• US Bank Stadium (Minneapolis)
• Mercedes-Benz Superdome (New Orleans)
• Houston City Hall (Houston)
• Columbia Center (Seattle)
• Niagara Falls (Canada)
• Sydney Town Hall (Australia)

“From iconic landmarks to small buildings, every site that ‘goes teal’ is highlighting the issue of Alzheimer’s disease and showing support for the 50 million people worldwide living with Alzheimer’s or a related dementia,” said Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr., AFA’s President and CEO. “We thank each and every one of them for helping to bring Alzheimer’s awareness to the forefront and inspiring others to join the fight against this disease.”

This is the sixth year of AFA's Light the World in Teal campaign, and the largest number of participating landmarks.