This year will be Ashley County Alzheimer’s seventh year to host the Alzheimer’s Walk which will be Saturday, Nov. 17 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Yarborough Field in Crossett. There will be a 5K walk/run, raffles, door prizes, various booths and vendors, a chili cook off and cinnamon roll bake off all to raise money for local families. There will be a $250 grand prize awarded in the chili cook off and $150 grand prize awarded in the cinnamon roll bake off.
This year’s grand marshal for the walk is Charles Brown of Crossett.
Ashley County Alzheimer’s is a 5013(c) organization that donates funds locally to residents battling Alzheimer’s. The charity is managed by board members Linda Watkins, founder; Kerstin Mondragon; Linda Corker, co chair and treasurer; Laura Murray, secretary and Whitney Green.
Anyone who is interested in registering as a vendor can contact Murray at 870-415-0297 and anyone interested in registering for the cooking competitions can contact Mondragon at 870-940-0186. For all other questions and information contact Watkins at 870-364-5236.