Hundreds attend Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Published 4:40 pm Tuesday, November 9, 2021

The Farmville Walk to End Alzheimer’s took place Sunday, October 31, at the Farmville Farmer’s Market.

With 33 teams and 269 participants, the Walk has raised $16,534 and counting toward local Alzheimer’s care, support and research. The fundraising goal is $22,000. and donations are accepted until Dec. 31.

Farmville Walk to End Alzheimer’s participant Lucie Baum is the community’s leading fundraiser having raised $1,750. Baum walks in honor of her grandmother who is currently living with Alzheimer’s disease.

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Leading the efforts was the Walk to End Alzheimer’s Volunteer Committee; Marion Kyner, Trisha Berkeley and Madison Johnson. A special mention to Longwood Sigma Kappa Delta Nu who volunteered in a number of different capacities to help make this year’s Walk possible. A National Team to the Walk to End Alzheimer’s, Sigma Kappa Delta Nu has raised over $4,000.

Edward Jones and Anthem Healthkeepers, both Regional Sponsors, also showed their support at the Farmer’s Market.