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Noon Notebook: 2016 Walk to End Alzheimer's

Walk takes place on October 8th in Lubbock Walk takes place on October 8th in Lubbock
LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) -

The 2016 Walk to End Alzheimer's is less than a month away.

Every year, more than 600 communities nationwide participate in the world's largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's care, support and research. 

In the United States, someone develops Alzheimer's every 66 seconds. 

Right now, more than 5 million Americans are living with the disease. 

The walk is taking place in Lubbock on Saturday, October 8th. 

Registration begins at 9 a.m. with the ceremony beginning at 10 a.m.

The walk starts at 10:30 a.m.

It is taking place at Lubbock Moonlight Musicals Amphitheater. 

The Alzheimer's Association is a nonprofit organization will all donations being tax-deductible.

There is no registration fee for the walk, however the organization asks every walker make a personal donation. 

Every registered participant will receive a T-shirt after achieving the fundraising minimum of $100. 

To learn more about this walk, click here.

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