Columbus Alzheimer’s Walk raises $99,000

About 600 area residents raised $99,200 at Sunday’s Columbus Walk to End Alzheimer’s.

The event, a 1-mile walk at Mill Race Park, was conducted to raise money to fund Alzheimer’s care, support and research programs.

Keepsake Keepers received the Top Corporate Team Award, raising $3,254, and Grandpa’s Gang won the Top Community Team Award, raising more than $7,600.

To date, the participants have raised 81 percent of the Alzheimer’s Association goal to raise $123,000 from the walk.