Millersburg man to ride across Iowa for Alzheimer's research - KWWL - Eastern Iowa Breaking News, Weather, Closings

Millersburg man to ride across Iowa for Alzheimer's research

Posted:
IOWA CITY (KWWL) -

An Iowa man will look to raise money for Alzheimer's research riding on horseback.

80 year old Bill Taylor of Millersburg will ride his horse Liberty more than 250 miles across Iowa.

He expects his trek across the state to take between 10 and 15 days, with all funds raised going toward University of Iowa Alzheimer's research.

"There's very little treatment for it.  We remain without any major medications for it that are really effective, so it's a big problem," said Doctor Daniel Tranel, a UI professor of neurology.

To support Taylor's effort to fund Alzheimer's research at UI Hospitals and Clinics, go to http://givetoiowa.org/2011GCWA.

Powered by Frankly
<div class="footer-top clearfix"> <div class="footer-search clearfix"> <div class="footer-search-text">Can't Find Something?</div> <div class="footer-search-box"> <form action="/search" method="get" onsubmit="return wnValidateSearchTerm(this, 0)"> <input type="hidden" name="vendor" value="ez"> <input class="footer-textbox" type="text" name="qu" value="" placeholder="Search"> <input class="footer-submit" type="submit" value="Go"> </form> </div> </div> <div class="station-logo"></div> <div class="station-info"> <p class='address'><strong>KWWL Television Inc.</strong><br /> 511 E 5th St. Waterloo , IA 50703<br /> News: (319)291-1200<br /> News Tips: (800)947-7746<br /> <div> <a class="info" href="http://www.kwwl.com/category/130413/kwwl-jobss">Careers</a> <a class="info" href="http://www.kwwl.com/link/781957/advertise-with-kwwl">Advertise with us</a> <a class="info" href="https://xprspay.ipayxepay.net/xprspay/qmi/index.jsp">Advertiser Services </a> </div> <div> <a class="info" target="_blank" href="https://publicfiles.fcc.gov/tv-profile/kwwl">FCC Public File</a> <a class="info" target="_blank" href="http://www.kwwl.com/link/739875/eeo-report">EEO Report</a> <a class="info" href="http://www.kwwl.com/story/34155385/2016/12/30/kwwl-closed-caption-contact">Closed Captioning Contact</a> </div> </p> </div> </div> <div class="footer-middle clearfix"></div> <div class="footer-bottom clearfix"> <div class="inner"> <div class="copyrightText"> <a id="wnLogo" href="http://www.worldnow.com"><img src="http://ftpcontent.worldnow.com/wncorp/logos/worldnow_white.png" id="wn"></a> <div class="text"> All content &copy; Copyright 2000 - 2018 KWWL Television. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our <a href="/story/15534331/privacy-policy">Privacy Policy</a>, <a href="/story/15534195/terms-of-service">Terms of Service</a>, and <a class="adchoice" href="//www.aboutads.info/choices" target="policy">Ad Choices</a>. </div> <div class="clear"></div> </div> </div> </div>