Miles for Memories moving toward $5,000 total.
September 1, 2013, Slideshow By Mike Fak, The 2nd Annual Miles to Memories 5K Walk/Run in Elkhart was held on Saturday. The event is to support Alzheimer research in hopes of finding a cure for this dreaded disease.
A blistering day, the organizers tried to stay a jump ahead of the heat by kicking the race off at 8 am. Dana Hudson reported that so far $4,500 has been collected but they will continue to seek donations until mid September. Anyone wishing to donate can go to the Miles for Memories Facebook page.
The event was sponsored by Charles Williams Country Financial at $500. A $250 sponsor was Vanessa Komnick of Blades Hair Salon and Dan Pfeifer, State Farm, Pekin IL. One hundred dollar sponsors included Don Behle, Rep. Rich Brauer, Williamsville State Bank, Elkhart Fertilizer and State Bank.