Galesburg Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Last Saturday, September 26th, Knox/Warren County residents joined together as one in the fight against Alzheimer’s. Over 200 Walkers gathered at the Hawthorne Center at 9 a.m. for the Galesburg Walk to End Alzheimer’s.


Participants walked gathered for the opening ceremony in the gym and then placed their flowers in the Promise garden before beginning their two mile walk. We are excited to announce that over $28,000 was raised for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Still want to fundraise or donate? No problem! Walkers can continue to fundraise through November 30, 2015!


A huge thank you to every sponsor, volunteer and participant who made this event possible! We could not finish the fight without you! The following teams and walkers were recognized for their outstanding fundraising efforts in the fight against Alzheimer’s.

Top Walkers:
Joan Whitney $1,819
Tina Carder $1,321
Jen Trone $620

Top Teams:
Carl Sandburg College Nursing Program $5,978
Garden Court $4,395
Ending Alzheimer’s starts with me $2,169

Thank you for coming out! We hope to see you next year!


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