Walk to End Alzheimers October 10, 2019October 10, 2019 by petersilvia In On Assignment Over 800 people attended the local “Walk to End Alzheimers” event at Ft. Adams State Park as part of the nationwide event. Several participants wore “Champions Club medals representing donations of over $ 500.00 dollars. Walking teams wore matching t-shirts and carried “flowers that symbolized loss, caregivers, suffering and support. Families walked in teams in memory of lost family members to Alzheimers and to raise money for the fight to end the disease. The Generations Barbershop Quartet performed during “The Walk to End Alzheimers” event held at fort Adams State Park. Norman Benton attended the Alzheimers event in the memory of his daughter Norma. Teams were encouraged to take photos and post them on social media to help promote the event. Brown University student Rich Ciufo greets walkers at the finish line of the Walk to End Alzheimers event held at Ft Adams State Park on Sunday. The Promise Flowers Garden represents the personal reasons participants join together to fight Alzheimers.