The Berkshire County Walk to End Alzheimer’s will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, at the Adams Visitor Center, 3 Hoosac St.

Walkers will be welcomed at 8:30 a.m. and the Promise Garden ceremony honoring those affected by Alzheimer's will begin at 9:45 a.m.

The annual event raises awareness and funds for Alzheimer's care, support and research. This year's Berkshire County Walk aims to raise $104,000.

Participants can choose to start a team, join a team, or walk as an individual. To register online or to make a donation, visit

Jeannie Maschino can be reached at 413-496-6256 or

Community News Editor / Librarian

Jeannie Maschino is community news editor and librarian for The Berkshire Eagle. She has worked for the newspaper in various capacities since 1982 and joined the newsroom in 1989.