Hundreds Turn Out For Alzheimer's Walk in Conway

The participants have raised more than $20,000.
Conway Charity Event
Conway Charity Event

CONWAY, AR -- Around 700 people turned out in the sunny weather to raise money and awareness for those battling Alzheimer's disease.

The event took place this morning on the campus of Conway High School.

Walkers included businesses, health care workers, sororities, students and  families who have or had loved ones with the disease.

This is the eighth year for the walk.

Supporters raised more than $22,000.

The organizer for the annual walk is Melissa Longing of Conway, whose father died after a battle with Alzheimer's.

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