Alzheimer's walk raises $121K for research, care programs

WFMZ's Jim Vasil emceed the event

Alzheimer's walk raises $121K for...

SPRING TWP., Pa. - Hundreds of walkers joined together in Berks County on Saturday to take on Alzheimer's disease.

The Walk to End Alzheimer's was held on the Berks campus of Penn State University in Spring Township. WFMZ's Jim Vasil served as the emcee.

Nearly 500 walkers raised $20,000 at the event, in addition to the $101,000 raised in advance of the walk.

The money raised will help fund Alzheimer's research and Alzheimer's care and support programs.

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