Walk to End Alzheimer’s nets more than $23K

Published: Thursday, October 24, 2013 at 11:22 AM.

FORT WALTON BEACH — More than 200 Okaloosa and Walton County residents joined the Alzheimer’s Association’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s Oct. 12 at Baytowne Wharf at Sandestin. Participants raised more than $23,000 to fund Alzheimer's care, support and research programs.

Participants completed the 3-mile walk and learned more about Alzheimer’s disease and the association’s role in the fight against it, including the latest about Alzheimer’s research and current clinical trials, how they can become involved in advocacy efforts at home and in Washington, D.C., and the association’s support programs and services. 

The event also included an emotional tribute to those who have experienced or are experiencing Alzheimer’s.

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