Alzheimer's is a terrible disease robbing not only the person of their memories but also robbing the family and friends of the person they once knew. The 2017 Walk to End Alzheimer's will take place Saturday September 23 at Spring Lake Park located at 4303 North Park Road in Texarkana, Texas. 

This walk is held in communities throughout the country. This will be the second year for the walk to take place in Texarkana.

Registration for the walk starts at 8AM with an opening ceremony at 9AM and the walk will start following the ceremony between 9:30AM and 10AM.

Forty teams have already signed up. You can start a team, join one or walk as an individual. You can also make a donation online.

This walk is held in over 600 communities throughout the country. This will be the second year for the walk to take place in Texarkana.

According to the Alzheimer's Association's website, All funds raised through Walk to End Alzheimer's further the care, support and research efforts of the Alzheimer's Association. The Alzheimer's Association is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization. All donations are tax-deductible as allowed by law.

For more information please visit their website or contact Clayton Andrews at (501)265-0027, ext 8361 or email at ckandrews@alz.org