AUBURN — Adam Wyatt Lacher will be the guest speaker at the Lewiston-Auburn Rotary Breakfast Club from 7:15 to 8:15 a.m. Wednesday, July 19, at the United Methodist Church, 439 Park Ave.

Lacher has been working in the nonprofit sector for the past 15 years. Between 2002 and 2011, he worked for several social justice and creative economy organizations in Maine and abroad. Between 2011 and 2015 he focused his community organizing efforts on education, income, health and rural poverty issues as the director of community engagement at United Way of Eastern Maine in Bangor.

For the past two years Lacher has led the statewide advocacy and public policy efforts for the Alzheimer’s Association from the Maine Chapter office in Scarborough.

He will speak about how the program ACT on Alzheimer’s helps participants learn to dispel misinformation and overcome the stigma associated with Alzheimer’s disease and related forms of dementia.

Participants will be introduced to the early warning signs, as well as ways to help reduce one’s risk of developing the disease. The talk is designed to help people take an active role in the fight to end Alzheimer’s.

Reservations are not required. Breakfast is $10.

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