Islanders walk to end Alzheimer’s

With their colorful pinwheels held aloft, more than 70 Block Island residents took part in the first-ever Block Island Walk to End Alzheimer’s Disease, a fundraising event they hope will lead to medical breakthroughs that will cure the illness.
Each pinwheel represented what is called a “promise color.” Carrying a purple flower means that you have lost someone to Alzheimer’s; yellow means that you are a caregiver; blue means that you are living with Alzheimer’s; and orange means that you support the Alzheimer’s Association.
Each color was represented by a Block Island

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