Great Falls Walks to End Alzheimer's - KFBB.com News, Sports and Weather

Great Falls Walks to End Alzheimer's

Posted: Updated:

The Great Falls Community has banded together today to walk for a very noble cause. "Well we are walking to end Alzheimer's whetheris for a cure or a way to slow it down or even to prevent the decline. We'reraising money for the research of that cause," says Chairman Eric Spragg. With a silent auction and a pledge in tojoin the Alzheimer's walk the volunteers working the walk are hoping to raise alot of money for Alzheimer's research. "Agood number for us of the great falls walk would be about 18-20 thousanddollars, so that's what we are hoping to bring in," explains Spragg. So far a good number of folks came out tosupport this great cause here inGibson Park.

"Well we probablyhave at least 100 people out here right now so things are going pretty good;registration onsite registration has been good. Looks like the silent auctionis going well. So even a lot of face painting going on too," says Spragg. For those participating,this walk is a very important one. "Weboth worked in the health care industry for years and it's so importance to us,to our population that we work with Alzheimer's strikes elderly at an alarmingrate and its growing everyday it needs to be stopped," explains Tiffany Samel.

 

  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • QB Breakdown with Saints QB Mac Roche

    QB Breakdown with Saints QB Mac Roche

    Carroll Saints quarterback Mac Roche's biggest asset is his football knowledge and understanding of the game. So we put a GoPro on him, and had him break down plays at practice to test his football knowledge.
    Carroll Saints quarterback Mac Roche's biggest asset is his football knowledge and understanding of the game. So we put a GoPro on him, and had him break down plays at practice to test his football knowledge.
  • PHOTOS: Zombies In Downtown Spokane!

    PHOTOS: Zombies In Downtown Spokane!

    Wednesday, June 11 2014 10:45 AM EDT2014-06-11 14:45:30 GMT
    SPOKANE, Wash. - In case you missed the first week of production for "Z Nation" in downtown Spokane, we wanted to share the photos we captured of the Zombies we could see lingering around, outside the KHQ station. Filming for the SyFy network's 'Z Nation' is underway! We sent our photographer Reed Schmitt over to the set to get up close and personal.
    SPOKANE, Wash. - In case you missed the first week of production for "Z Nation" in downtown Spokane, we wanted to share the photos we captured of the Zombies we could see lingering around, outside the KHQ station. Filming for the SyFy network's 'Z Nation' is underway! We sent our photographer Reed Schmitt over to the set to get up close and personal.
  • LOOKING FOR A HOME? Here Are 15 Homes For Sale For $175,000

    LOOKING FOR A HOME? Here Are 15 Homes For Sale For $175,000

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 10:08 AM EDT2014-04-15 14:08:47 GMT
    KHQ.COM - Spring is a popular time for those looking to buy or sell their home! We found 15 homes currently for sale in Spokane and surrounding areas all priced at $175,000. These homes were found on WindermereSpokane.Com for more information on a particular property, contact your real estate agent with the correct MLS number.
    KHQ.COM - Spring is a popular time for those looking to buy or sell their home! We found 15 homes currently for sale in Spokane and surrounding areas all priced at $175,000. These homes were found on WindermereSpokane.Com for more information on a particular property, contact your real estate agent with the correct MLS number.
Powered by WorldNow

Sports

  • Sports
  • Community

  • Community
  • Powered by WorldNow
    All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and Max Media. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.