Edward Jones supports Alzheimer’s walk

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SIDNEY — Edward Jones, the financial services firm, has announced that it will be the national presenting sponsor of the Alzheimer’s Association 2017 Walk to End Alzheimer’s.

Walk to End Alzheimer’s is the nation’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s Association care, support and research programs.

Edward Jones has committed $4.7 million over two years to support the mission of the Alzheimer’s Association. The firm has been at the forefront when it comes to raising awareness of issues that affect both the physical and financial health of its clients. Edward Jones branches around the country will be participating in the event.

The Sidney walk will take place from 9 a.m. to noon on Sept. 23, on the courtsquare.

In addition to the 2-mile walk, participants learn about Alzheimer’s disease and how to get involved with advocacy opportunities, the latest in Alzheimer’s research and clinical trials and support programs and services.

“Edward Jones is proud to support Walk to End Alzheimer’s and the Alzheimer’s Association, said DiAnne Karas, an Edward Jones financial adviser. “The Alzheimer’s Association continues to provide valuable support services to individuals living with Alzheimer’s and their caregivers, while also supporting critically need research. We are aware of the dramatic impact Alzheimer’s has on individuals, families and companies, so we are committed to support the Alzheimer’s Association.”

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