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Sunday’s Downtown Memory Walk To Fight Alzheimer’s

Several Beverly Hills luminaries including David Solomon, Carrie Brillstein, Laurie Grad will be among some 4,000 joining in the 17th annual Alzheimer’s Association Memory Walk,  sponsored by Wells Fargo.

The downtown 5k walk is Sunday, Nov. 1, and starts at the California Plaza (350 S. Grand Ave.

The sponsors goal is to raise more than $750,000 to support research and programs in the fight against Alzheimer’s.   

This year Maria Shriver, wife of California Gov. Arnold Schwarznegger, is making a personal commitment to the walk with “Maria’s A-Team,” created to honor her father, Sargent Shriver, who is living with Alzheimer’s disease.  

Celebrities expected to participate in Memory Walk include Steve Edwards, Michael Chiklis, Bryan Cranston, Peter Gallagher, Leeza Gibbons, Bob Goen, Ken Howard, Sharon Lawrence, Ron Rifkin, Tracie Thoms, Lea Thompson, Rafer Johnson, and  Charlie Tuna.

Registration begins at 7 a.m.  with the walk at 9 a.m.  Closing ceremonies and awards presentation are scheduled for 10 a.m.  

A health-and-wellness expo will be open throughout Memory Walk until noon.  

Registration  can be done online at www.alzla. org/mw.

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