Schaghticoke-The Hoosic Valley Student Council hosted their first Walk to End Alzheimer’s at the schools athletic track on Saturday April 26th. It is estimated that throughout the day there were about 250 people in attendance. This is the first time that this event was organized and held at Hoosic Valley. Despite cool temperatures and a rainy start to the day the community came out to partner with the Alzheimer’s Association and “unite in a movement to reclaim the future for millions.”
Hoosic Valley student, Leah O’Donnell originally inspired the idea as a tribute to her grandfather Art Crowe who was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s over 3 years ago. Leah, with her grandfather by her side, shared her reasons for organizing the event with a heartfelt speech during the opening ceremony.
Read the entire article in the May 1st issue of the Express.