Community Comes Together To Support Alzheimer's Care and Research

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SHENANDOAH VALLEY (WHSV) -- "The Longest Day," wrapped up with more than 1,000 teams across the nation raising millions of dollars to help Alzheimer's awareness.

Leaders with the local branch said, even though the event ended, money is still being collected for Alzheimer's care and research.

Right now, the Harrisonburg and Staunton branches have raised nearly $20,000 for the Walk to End Alzheimer's.

Christy Davis, a local mother and wife impacted by this disease, said these events help her feel supported, "Moving forward, I look forward to the day we don't have to have these interviews about Alzheimer's, that we found a cure and that people wont have to suffer like this."

The goal is to raise more than $100,000 between the two branches, by early fall. is happy to provide a forum for commenting and discussion. Please respect and abide by the house rules:

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