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Plevna resident honors husband with 5K to raise funds for Alzheimer's care and research


Michele Gray of Plevna is organizing a local 5K run/walk on Saturday, June 26, 2021 at 9:00a.m. at Baker Lake Gazebo. An Alzheimer’s Association “The Longest Day” event, area residents are invited to take part, raising funds and awareness to fight the darkness of Alzheimer’s disease and all dementia.

“In 2015, my husband, Roscoe, was diagnosed with Early/Younger Onset Alzheimer’s Dementia at the age of 57,” said Gray, “He passed away just a few years later. When Ross was diagnosed, we learned that there were no treatments available to cure this disease nor prolong his life....

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