UTICA- Sunday afternoon, hundreds of people gathered at SUNY Polytechnic for a walk against Alzheimer's.
The day started with an opening ceremony and speakers who were directly affected by the disease. According to their, the Alzheimer's Association raised over $44,000 at the SUNY Poly event.
Organizers for the event said all of that will go towards research and clinical trials. "Every dollar matters for the support and the care and research," said Cathy James, CEO of CNY Alzheimer's Association. "We need to find better ways to treat this disease and to cure this disease and that's what this money does."