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Please save the date and join us for the AWARE Affair, Celebrate the Moments, on Saturday, April 8, 2017 at 6:00 pm at the Hilton Anatole Stemmons Ballroom in Dallas. Georgia Bridgewater Orchestra will delight the night with music genres spanning the decades along with a fabulous dance troupe to help take us back in time!

AWARE is dedicated to fighting Alzheimer’s disease by providing funding and support to nonprofit organizations in Dallas and surrounding communities that offer services, programs, education, and resources to those suffering from Alzheimer’s disease, their families and caregivers, and to organizations doing valuable research to find prevention and a cure. We thank our honorees and their families for their passionate support of this cause, and invite you to join us in our efforts.

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Provide support for this important cause either thru a sponsorship or ticket purchase.

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We would also invite you to make an in-kind donation for the silent and live auction. To learn more contact Amanda Widlund at aw@hasevents.com or call:214-454-5683. Click here to download the in-kind sponsorship.

AWARE is proud to announce its 2016 AWARE grant recipients, extraordinary nonprofit organizations working on the front lines in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease!

Center for BrainHealth at The University of Texas at Dallas

Support a program designed to help patients and caregivers adjust to Alzheimer’s disease by fostering camaraderie and learning about the disease.

Juliette Fowler Communities

Support an Art and Music Therapy program designed to enhance communication skills and provide life enrichment for residents living with Alzheimer’s.

NorthPark Presbyterian Church

Support for the Casa de Vida Tuesday Out program, which provides relief to caregivers and companionship to persons with Alzheimer’s.

Presbyterian Communities and Services Foundation

Support for the Grace Caring Fund, which provides a safety net for Alzheimer’s residents experiencing financial hardship.

The Senior Source

Support for the Senior Companions program matching older adults who have time and desire to serve clients living with Alzheimer’s.

Texas Winds Musical Outreach

Support for music therapy programs performed by professional musicians and designed to stimulate memory and enjoyment for seniors with Alzheimer’s.

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Tuition support for a graduate physician’s development of medical skills in diagnosing Alzheimer’s.

Thank you so much for helping AWARE fund the fight!

Event Details

Saturday, April 8, 2017

Cocktails & Silent auction – 6:00 p.m.

Seated Dinner, Program and Live Auction – 7:30 PM

Dancing – 9:00 p.m.

Attire | Cocktail

Parking | Complimentary Valet

Hilton Anatole
2201 N Stemmons Freeway
Dallas, TX 75207
(map)

Master of Ceremonies

Ron Corning, ABC/WFAA Newsanchor

Invocation

The Reverend Nicole Bates


Gala Chairs

Honorary Charis

Amy and Greg Osler

Honorees

Pam and Dan Busbee
Myrna and Bob Schlegel
Myrna D. Schlegel/AWARE Scholarship Fund

Event Chairs

Ms. Angela Fontana and Mr. Andre Szuwalski,
Ms. Penny Reid and Mr. Thomas Nolan,

AWARE President

Mrs. Lawrence D. Stuart (Venise)

Underwriting Chairs

Kelly and Paul Dybala
Paige and Monty Montgomery
Sharon and Bob Walker

AWARE Founders

Ruth Sharp Altshuler
Cyndy Hudgins
Nancy Nelson
Evelyn Ponder
Billie Leigh Rippey
Anita Sampels


Media and Public Relations

Sharon Adams icon_mail
Adams Communications Public Relations

2017 Host Committee

STACEY AND CHARLIE ANGEL
JULIETTE ASTON AND MARK MOUSA
ANN AND GABRIEL BARBIER-MUELLER
LAURA AND VANCE BEAGLES
MARY FRANCES AND TIM BELLMAN
STEPHANIE AND BENNIE BRAY
JANET AND JACK BROYLES
PAM AND DAN BUSBEE
JULIA CHESTER
CASSIE AND DOUG CROSBY
LACIE AND PAT CROW
JUDY AND JERRY DIAMOND
EMILY DURANTE
KELLY AND PAUL DYBALA
CLAIRE ELLER
SUSAN AND HOLLYE FISK

ANGELA FONTANA AND ANDRE SZUWALSKI
ELIZABETH AND ROBERT GREENING
KAY AND JIM HAMMOND
LESLIE AND MIKE HATCHER
ANNE AND ROSS HELBING
SALLY AND FORREST HOGLUND
KRISTEN AND BILL HOWELL
CYNDY AND ROBERT HUDGINS
THE CAROLINE ROSE HUNT FAMILY
WENDY AND RICK KUMPF
JENNIFER AND MICHAEL MCGILL
LENA AND TIM MCGINN
KATHY AND WREN MILLER
HOLLY HULL MIORI AND MICHAEL MIORI
PAIGE AND MONTY MONTGOMERY
CINDY AND KERRY NORTH
YVETTE OSTOLAZA AND PETER DEWAR
GAIL AND BILL PLUMMER
EVELYN PONDER
PENNY REID AND TOM NOLAN
BILLIE LEIGH RIPPEY
CHRISTIE AND FRANK SCARDINO
BEVERLY AND STEVE SMIRNIS
CAROL STABLER
VENISE AND LARRY STUART
MERSINA STUBBS
BARBARA AND BOB SYPULT
KIMBERLY AND ROB VELEVIS
SHARON AND BOB WALKER
DEDE AND THOMAS WILLIS
ANGELA AND LUIS ZAMBRANO