By Marsha Heller

JACKSON, Mo. (KFVS) - The Huntington’s Disease Society of America’s (HSDA) Missouri Chapter is holding a community walk on Saturday, April 23 to raise awareness and money for the disease.

The event is being held at 10 a.m. at Jackson City Park.

Registration begins at 9 a.m.

Participants will meet at Pavilion #1 by the lower tennis courts of of Parkview Street and Highway 61 north. Blue balloons will mark the area.

The event is a one mile fun walk.

There will be music, raffle and silent auction.

This is the first walk in southeast Missouri.

More than 100 other events like it will take place in cities across the U.S.