ArkLaTex event raises $99K for Alzheimer's disease research - KSLA News 12 Shreveport, Louisiana News Weather & Sports

ArkLaTex event raises $99K for Alzheimer's disease research

The 2017 Walk to End Alzheimer's raised $99,000. (Source: Doug Warner/KSLA News 12) The 2017 Walk to End Alzheimer's raised $99,000. (Source: Doug Warner/KSLA News 12)
BOSSIER CITY, LA (KSLA) -

People walked Saturday in Bossier City to raise awareness of Alzheimer's disease and money to fund research for treatment and a cure.

The 2017 Walk to End Alzheimer's at Louisiana Boardwalk raised $99,000.

The emcee for the event was KSLA News 12 anchor Doug Warner, who serves on an area Alzheimer’s Association committee.

More than 5 million people in the United States live with Alzheimer's disease. They include close to 85,000 in Louisiana. 

Copyright 2017 KSLA. All rights reserved.

Powered by Frankly