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Sorority kicks off tournament for Alzheimer’s

Sorority kicks off tournament for Alzheimer’s
The men’s soccer team faces off with “Kickin’ It Old School,” a team made up of parents, at Sigma Kappa’s kickball tournament, Saturday. Soccer team member Lorenzo Leyva misses being tagged by the ball, while Mike Holloway, scrambles to catch it. The soccer team beat Kickin’ It Old School 12-3 at end the first round and went on to place second in the tournament overall. / photo by Daniel... 

Kickball tournament raises funds for Alzheimer’s research

Kickball tournament raises funds for Alzheimer’s research
Junior Daniel Gonzalez tries to make an out at third base as Cal Poly Pomona junior Robby Gamble strides in safely at Sigma Kappa’s kickball tournament Sunday. Gonzalez and teammate Chris Gonzalez played for Phi Delta Theta’s B team, which lost to Gamble’s Phi Kappa Tau team. / Photo by Stephanie Ball Veronica Orozco Metro Editor Bleachers full of eager teams gathered at Wheeler Park Sunday morning... 

Frames to retain memories for Alzheimer’s patients

Tennille Wright Staff Writer Alzheimer’s affects as many as 2.4 million people. That’s why the Campus Activities Board held the “We Will Never Forget” event Tuesday to mark Alzheimer’s Awareness Day and educate the community on this debilitating disease. “I want … offer support and information to those who this disease affects,” Nicole Wood, Campus Activities Board philanthropy... 

First Person Experience: Memory Walk brings needed research funds

First Person Experience: Memory Walk brings needed research funds
Sponsored by Wells Fargo, the 17th annual Los Angeles Memory Walk was held in Downtown Los Angeles on Grand Avenue just outside of the Water Court Plaza on Sunday to fight Alzheimer’s disease. Participants in the Memory Walk support the families who are affected by this disease. According to the Memory Walk Foundation, the event raised $539,423. / photo by Cindy Harder Xenia Martinez Staff Writer As... 

A month to remember

A month to remember
Angie Marcos, LV Life Editor November is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month. In the United States today more than five million people live with the incurable disease. By 2050 this number is expected to climb to 14 million Americans. Additionally, Alzheimer’s Disease is the seventh leading cause of death in the country. Not being able to hold new information and eventually forgetting older information... 
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