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Walk to End Alzheimer's takes place Saturday at Market Common

(Source: Alzheimer's Association news release) (Source: Alzheimer's Association news release)

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – The Walk to End Alzheimer’s is taking place this year on Saturday, November 5 at the Market Common in Myrtle Beach, with registration beginning at 2 p.m. and the walk at 3 p.m.

Hundreds of Grand Strand residents will reunite as part of a national movement to raise money for Alzheimer’s case, support and research efforts. In 2015, the Myrtle Beach walk raised nearly $80,000 contributed to the more than $77 million raised nationwide.

Registration for the event begins at 2 p.m. at the Grand Park at Market Common, followed by an opening ceremony at 2:45, and the walk itself at 3 p.m.

To start or join a team, head to: http://bit.ly/2016MBWalk or call 843-571-2641.

According to the Alzheimer’s Association:

“The Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer care, support and research.  Since 1989, the Alzheimer’s Association mobilized millions of Americans in the Alzheimer’s Association Memory Walk®; now the Alzheimer’s Association is continuing to lead the way with Walk to End Alzheimer’s. Together, we can end Alzheimer’s – the nation’s sixth-leading cause of death.”

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