Large numbers turn out for Alzheimer's Memory Walk

Monday, September 27, 2010 | 6:42 p.m. CDT; updated 6:50 p.m. CDT, Monday, September 27, 2010

COLUMBIA—More than 250 members of the Columbia community participated in the annual Alzheimer's Association Memory Walk Sunday morning at Stephens Lake Park.

The organization raised $27,000 to fund Alzheimer's disease care and research, a news release from the group stated. The event included a 5K walk, free photo for participants, children's games and a concert by musician Clay Cumbie.

More than 5.3 million Americans have Alzheimer's disease, according to the Alzheimer's Association website.

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