Accelerate the Cure Raises Money for Local Caregivers

Saturday morning was the kick off for the third annual Accelerate the Cure Alzheimer’s Awareness Drive.

They had 50 cars roll up to the Grand Traverse Pavilions.

Each driver donates to the organization, which is given to local caregivers who help Alzheimer’s patients.

Becky Hutchinson started this event after losing her mother four years ago to the illness.00ba124f 646f 44ee 8c08 4d595b31f5f8

She says it’s been a joy to watch the event grow year after year.

Hutchinson says, “I know my mom would be proud and she’s looking out at us today and it’s a wonderful thing for our community and for the Alzheimer’s community.”

Accelerate the Cure is hosting another Alzheimer’s awareness event on Saturday, September 11th.