8th annual Walk to End Alzheimer's raises thousands - WLOX.com - The News for South Mississippi

8th annual Walk to End Alzheimer's raises thousands

Brightly colored flower pinwheels represented those battling the disease. (Photo source: WLOX) Brightly colored flower pinwheels represented those battling the disease. (Photo source: WLOX)
The 8th annual event raised $41,000. (Photo source: WLOX) The 8th annual event raised $41,000. (Photo source: WLOX)
The Walk to End Alzheimer’s took place in downtown Biloxi Saturday morning. (Photo source: WLOX) The Walk to End Alzheimer’s took place in downtown Biloxi Saturday morning. (Photo source: WLOX)
BILOXI, MS (WLOX) -

Hundreds of people passionate about the fight against Alzheimer's disease walked through downtown Biloxi Saturday morning.

Among the 350 walkers were family and friends who supported those stricken with the disease that robs people of their memories.

The walkers wore purple and carried signs of support. Brightly colored flower pinwheels represented those battling the disease.  

The 8th annual event raised $41,000.  

All the funds raised through Walk to End Alzheimer’s will further care, support and research efforts of the Alzheimer’s Association. 

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