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Saturday's ALS Walk raises more than $97,000

By WKTV News

(WKTV) - Saturday's ALS Walk at SUNYIT raised more than $97,000 to fight the disease, also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease.

The walk drew a huge crowd, and organizers say the money raised stays local to help families in the area.

Prizes were also given out during a raffle. Barbara Godbey Miller of Utica won a $14,000 prize package, which consists of a VIP suite at Yankee Stadium for 28 people to watch the Yankees play the Boston Red Sox on June 29. The prize includes food, beverage, luxury bus transportation and $2,000 cash.

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