Why I Walk with Theresa Sawyer

Why I Walk with Theresa Sawyer, Team captain of Edward Jones-Forget- Me- Nots Virginia Beach I’m leading the way to Alzheimer’s first survivor by participating in the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s®. I witnessed the effects this disease had on my grandfather and all his family as he suffered from Alzheimer’s.  It is not […]

Why I Walk with Gino Colombara

I am Gino Colombara and I have had the honor to be the Executive Director of the Alzheimer’s Association Southeastern Virginia Chapter for the past 23 years. I walk each year for a very personal reason. My journey with Alzheimer’s started over 30 years ago. It began with my father, John Colombara. While I was […]

Southeastern Virginia Raffle Car Winner Announced!

Congratulations to Linda Fanning from Hampton on winning the 2016 Toyota Camry SE in our raffle drawing! Linda Fanning has walked with us since 2012. She is the team captain of the Cherished Memories Team at the Peninsula Walk to End Alzheimer’s® and is a Grand Champion fundraiser this year! ​​ The car was made […]

Why I Walk with Stephen Opitz

    I’m walking in honor and memory of my grandfather to help reclaim the future for millions. My grandfather was a brilliant man who unfortunately lost his battle with Alzheimer’s four years ago this July. By participating in the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s®, I’m committed to raising awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Paul F. Aravich, Ph.D.

Paul F. Aravich, Ph.D. is a behavioral neuroscientist at Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk and a great friend of the Southeastern Virginia Chapter. He is a professor of Pathology and Anatomy; of Geriatrics, and of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Dr. Aravich often lends his expertise to chapter events, eager to share his extensive knowledge […]