Tazewell Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Thursday, September 24th marked our 5th Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Central Illinois- and an exceptional one at that! Over 200 people gathered at Avanti’s Dome in Pekin for a night dedicated to ending Alzheimer’s!

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Walkers gathered inside the Dome for food, pictures and fun! The Walk kicked off to a great start with warm up stretches led by Pekin High School cheerleaders and a countdown from KISS FM as the walkers made their way to the outdoor walk route! It was a beautiful night accompanied by a beautiful sunset as walkers placed their flowers, signifying why they walk to end Alzheimer’s, in the promise garden.

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We are excited to announce that the Tazewell Walk to End Alzheimer’s beat their fundraising goal, raising over $50,000!!!! Amazing! Fundraising is not over just yet, though! Walkers can continue to raise money through November 30, 2015. A very special thank you to all sponsors, volunteers and walkers who made this Walk such a success! The following team and walkers were recognized for their above-and-beyond fundraising efforts.

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Top Walkers:
Mary Innis
Vicki Horn
Judy Davis

Top Teams:
Old Friends, New Friends
Moose Family Walkers
Team Innis

Thank you all for your dedication to ending Alzheimer’s disease!!! Hope to see you next year!

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Don’t forget to tag us in your Walk pictures on Facebook for a chance to win a goodie bag filled with tons of Alzheimer’s Association branded items!

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