Fairport walk raises money for Alzheimer’s Association

FAIRPORT, N.Y. (WHEC) – People in Fairport gathered today to raise money to fight a crushing disease. The Alzheimer’s Association benefit held a walk to end Alzheimer’s at Iron Smoke Distillery.

Organizers wanted the event to be casual and fun, while also making sure that people know more work needs to be done.

"It’s tough. Money’s tight, people are busy, but Alzheimer’s is a tough, tough disease as well. And to see so many people come out today to help us raise money for the effort to fight this disease is incredible,” said Maureen McGuire.

The Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support, and research.