LogoAwareAffairLogoThank you for making the 2016 AWARE Affair, Celebrating the Moments, a real success. Wayne Foster Entertainment and his fabulous dance troupe transported us dancing the night away. We will have more info about the AWARE Affair at our upcoming May member meeting.

AWARE is dedicated to fighting Alzheimer’s disease by providing funding and support to nonprofit organizations in Dallas and surrounding communities that _DAN034250pxoffer 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. This special evening will serve as a time to recognize, thank and honor those who have done so much to support this cause and our efforts in the Greater Dallas community:

Please join us as we celebrate our Honorees


Sally and Forrest Hoglund

Sarah and Alan Losinger

Gail and Bill Plummer


Honorary Chairman

Robert Miller


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!


Baylor AT&T Memory Center

Salary support for a Ph.D. Psychology Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Baylor AT&T Memory Center

Center for BrainHealth, The University of Texas at Dallas

Support for researching the efficacy of early intervention in Mild Cognitive Impairment with cognitive training

Center for Vital Longevity, The University of Texas at Dallas

Support for Dr. Denise Park’s online repository of data from the Dallas Lifespan Brain Study

Jewish Family Service

Salary support for a Clinical Social Worker to provide independent living services to adults with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias

Juliette Fowler Communities

Support for a music therapist to work with JFC memory care residents

Presbyterian Communities and Services Foundation

Support for the Grace Caring Fund, specifically to help residents with Alzheimer’s disease or other related dementias

Texas Winds Musical Outreach

Support for music programs for seniors with Alzheimer’s disease or other related dementias

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Support for Dr. Roger Rosenberg’s research on the development of a vaccine to prevent Alzheimer’s disease

Event Details

Saturday, April 9, 2016
(Please note updated time)

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

Seated Dinner & Program – 7:00 p.m.

Dancing – 9:00 p.m.

Attire | Cocktail

Hilton Anatole
Grand Ballroom
2201 N Stemmons Freeway
Dallas, TX 75207

Gala Chairs

Christie and Frank Scardino, Gala Co-Chair
Janet Broyles, AWARE President
Kay Hammond, Silent Auction Chair
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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

img_awareAffair2015Gala-A1200Host committee

Stacey and Charlie Angel
Kim and Nevin Bannister
Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller
Karen and Muzzy Bass
Tricia and Gil Besing
Pam and John Borders
Julie and Todd Boren
Katherine and Darren Boruff
Stephanie and Bennie Bray
Susie and Sean Brennan
Ann and Doug Brown
Janet and Jack Broyles
Cyndi and Drew Buckley
Betty and Michael Bullington
Sarah Carr
Ann and Todd Carter
Tracy and Ballard Castleman
Cheryl and Sam Chantilis, M.D.
Ami and Craig Cooper
Christy and Bob Crenshaw
Cassie and Doug Crosby
Lacie and Pat Crow
Jan and Tom Daulton
Judy and Jerry Diamond
Jennifer and John Eagle
Kathryn and Lance Etcheverry
Alice and Curt Farmer
Rose and Scott Fitzgerald
Tucean and Craig Franks
Michele and Michael Friezo
Shelly and Todd Groves
Kay and Jim Hammond
Anne and Ross Helbing
Beverly and Bob Holmes
Cyndy and Robert Hudgins, M.D.
Jan and Sam Hunsaker
The Caroline Rose Hunt Family
Gerry Jones
Ramona Jones
Jan and Matt Kelley
Eugenia and Frank-Paul King
Wendy and Rick Kumpf
Leslie and Andy Levy
Paige and Chuck Locke
Joan and Chris Mason
Karen and T. Kirk May
Lynn and Allan McBee
Jennifer and Mike McGill
Catherine and Michael Merritt
Michelle Mew
Holly and Michael Miori
Donna and Randy Morrison
Juliete Aston and Mark Moussa
Kathy Jane and Brian Murphy
Jennifer and Alan Neuhoff
Caroline and Jason Nix
Penny Reid and Tom Nolan
Amy and Greg Osler
Denise Park, PhD
Cheryl and Frank Parker
Evelyn Ponder
Carolyn and Karl Rathjen
Jenny and Steve Reynolds
Adrienne and Roger Rosenberg, M.D.
Sandy and Tommy Rouse
Anita and Merlyn Sampels
Nancy and David Saustad
Christie and Frank Scardino
Alisha and Joe Sinacola
Abigail and Andrew Sinwell
Laura and Mike Skalak
Carol Stabler
Sara and Eric Stroud
Venise and Larry Stuart
Mersina and Phin Stubbs
Jeanne and David Sutter
Denice and Dale Swift, M.D.
Barbara and Bob Sypult
Jill and Tom Tiernan
Cindy Marshall, M.D. and Duc Tran, M.D.
Merry and Chad Vose
Sharon and Bob Walker
DeDe and Thomas Willis
Debbie and Chuck Wilson
Piper and Mike Wyatt
Sharon and Michael Young