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Find a cure: Join 3News' Laura Caso in the annual Cleveland Walk to End Alzheimer's

The event will take place on Sunday, October 2 at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo.

CLEVELAND — This weekend marks the annual Walk to End Alzheimer's here in Cleveland. 

The event will take place on Sunday, October 2 at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo. Entry will be at 7 a.m., with a ceremony starting at 8:45 a.m., followed by the walk at 9 a.m. 3News' Laura Caso will serve as the event emcee and will also take part in the walk.

Here's more from Laura on why she is such a passionate advocate for Alzheimer's:

"I do it for my grandma! My grandmother or Nonna Angelina as I called her, was the most amazing woman in the world. She was the proud mother of 11 children and 27 grandchildren. Talk about a large Italian family! Whether she was in the kitchen cooking a feast or working three jobs to make ends meet - she was the epitome of a giver and she had so much love to give. Unfortunately, Alzheimer's treated her badly and she passed away several years ago after a long and hard battle. We miss her so much. She inspired me to join the Alzheimer's Board and to host and attend events that will help us find a cure. I am so honored to emcee the Cleveland Alzheimer’s Walk this year and I hope you will join us. Alzheimer’s has touched too many of us and together, we can make a difference."

Credit: Provided by Laura Caso

All funds raised through Walk to End Alzheimer's further the care, support and research efforts of the Alzheimer's Association.

You can also join Laura's team and take part in Sunday's walk, or donate to her team. Click here to find out more.

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