Alzheimer’s Association nears goal with $68k raised

A combined virtual and in-person Walk to End Alzheimer’s raised more than $68,000 thousand dollars over the weekend in Columbus, according to the Alzheimer’s Association.

The event included more than 250 participants, including those who were present at the Bartholomew County 4-H Fairgrounds and those who watched the opening ceremonies virtually and then walked at home.

The money raised goes to support the care, support and research programs of the association. This year’s local goal was $75,000. Fundraising will continue through the end of the year, and even if you didn’t participate you can still donate to the Walk at

In Indiana alone, there are more than 110,000 people living with the disease and 215,000 caregivers.

Photo courtesy of Alzheimer’s Association.