Part of Civic Center parking lot to close on June 20 for Alzheimer’s Tennessee WALK to Make Alzheimer’s a Memory

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (June 8, 2020) – Part of the parking lot at the Oak Ridge Civic Center will be closed on Saturday, June 20, for the 5 County Alzheimer’s Tennessee WALK to Make Alzheimer’s a Memory.

From 7 a.m. to 2 p.m., the west parking lot (Senior Center side) at the Oak Ridge Civic Center will be closed. Park users who are not participating in the event are asked to use the East parking lot (Library side) of the Civic Center during this time.

The 5 County Alzheimer’s Tennessee WALK will be different this year. COVID-19 precautions will be in place and volunteers will be wearing face masks and gloves. Participants from Anderson, Campbell, Morgan, Roane and Scott counties will be able to drive in and enjoy the program on their radio or smart phone.

Volunteers will get everyone registered, accept donations and deliver the incentive gifts they may have earned. For more information on the event, contact Kay Watson at (865) 544-6288 or email For questions and/or more information on the closure, please contact the City of Oak Ridge Recreation and Parks Department at (865) 425-3450.

About Brad Jones

Brad is the Owner/Operator of BBB TV 12, and has been with the company since August of 1996. Brad is a 1987 graduate of Coalfield High School and a 1995 graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Communications. He won the 1995 broadcast production student of the year award. Brad worked at Shop at Home, Inc. a home shopping network that was located in Knoxville, TN from 1993 - 1995 and then at Via TV (RSTV, Inc.) from 1995 - 1996. After some freelance work in Nashville, Brad joined the BBB Communications staff in August of 1996. A short stint at WVLT TV as a news photographer was in 2001, but he continued to work at BBB TV as well. Brad is married to Nicole Jenkins Jones, a 1990 graduate of Oak Ridge High School, who works at Oak Ridge Gastroenterology and Associates in Oak Ridge. They have 3 kids, Trevor Bogard, 27, Chandler 22, and Naomi 13. On December 12, 2013 they welcomed their first grandchild, Carter Ryan Bogard. Brad is also the assistant boys basketball coach at Coalfield High School for the past 11 years. In 2013-14 the Yellow Jackets won their first district title since 1991 and just the 4th in school history.

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