Community Heroes

Community Hero 9-12-18 Mary Edwards Olson

Johnson City - It's Wednesday.. and that means time to highlight the story of a true Community Hero!

Today's hero, "Mary Edwards Olson," was so moved by her mother's struggle with Alzheimer's disease, she created an organization to help others.

Through her organization, "The Elizabeth Edwards Grant For Hope," Mary is behind events like the "Kick Alzheimer's" charity event, "Save The Brain" charity concert, and "A Feast To Remember." 

Money raised helps families in our area struggling with Alzheimer's to buy supplies and pay for services.  

Mary also wrote a book: 'When The Sun Shines Through' about her kids' reaction to their grandmother's Alzheimer's disease. 

Congratulations "Mary Edwards Olson"... This week's Community Hero.

 If you know someone who deserves to be called a "Community Hero," just click here: https://www.wjhl.com/don-t-miss/honoring-our-community-heroes/988793768.

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