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Walkers raise $20K toward treating, curing Alzheimer’s

September 7, 2013 • Local News

Courtesy Photo KOBR-TV reporter Lauren Hansard emcees the walk as, from left to right, Matt Raglin, Bill Raglin, Gloria Salas and Peggy Sesky hold flowers that signify their connection to Alzheimer’s disease.

Amy Vogelsang
Record Staff Writer

They walked by with flowers in hand. Some flowers had names on them, others were simply for the overall cause. But as each flower landed in the Promise Garden, it was like treatment or a cure for Alzheimer’s was one step closer to discovery. In an effort to raise funds and awareness for Alzheimer’s, hundreds showed up for the 15th annual Alzheimer’s Association Roswell Walk to End Alzheimer’s on Saturday. And as part of the opening ceremony, walkers added flowers to this garden as a symbol for their reasons to walk. For communications and advocacy director Jamie Frye, this opening flower ceremony is her favorite part.

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