HELPING LOCAL FAMILIES — Forget Me Not Foundation of Northwest Tennessee board members (from left) medical director Brandi Rose, founder Beth Copeland and secretary Katelyn Kelly have been busy planning the fifth annual Alzheimer’s and dementia fundraising event. The foundation aims to help local families by providing experienced caregivers who assume the caretaker role at no cost to the families. Sponsorships and donations for a silent auction are currently being accepted for the event, which will be held Sept. 16 from 6-9 p.m. and includes a catered meal and a live band. Tickets are on sale for $35 each. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 731-446-1913 or 731-514-9175.