The National Alzheimer’s Gala

by Editorial
Tom Nelson with Trish and George Vradenburg

Tom Nelson with Trish and George Vradenburg

Location: The Grand Hyatt

Photos by Kyle Samperton

REMEMBERING THOSE WHO FORGET: The Alzheimer’s Association’s fifth annual gala was particularly memorable because of the candor of guests such as Sharon Percy Rockefeller, Maria Shriver, and Buffalo Bills wide receiver Terrell Owens, who shared stories of the tragic decline of close family members. HONORING THOSE WHO REMEMBER: Awards were bestowed on four individuals who have served the cause: Virginia Gov. Mark Warner, former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich, former Sen. Bob Kerrey, and Dr. Jeffrey Cummings, an Alzheimer’s Disease treatment pioneer. The event raised over $6 million for research and critical care services.

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