In Ellen Clements’ family, Alzheimer’s disease has had a significant impact. For her dad, a brilliant man who read maps for fun, wandering and confusion about where he was were two telling signs of the effects of the disease. Through her experiences with her sister, Ellen has become very knowledgeable about caregiving and the stepsContinue reading “Volunteer Spotlight: Ellen Clements”
Congratulations to our August Volunteer of the Month, Deborah Jordal! Deborah first connected with our Chapter in the late 90’s while doing a personal study about what would make life better for residents of assisted living facilities. Since then, she became a support group facilitator and later helped the chapter launch ArtMatters, an early stageContinue reading “August Volunteer of the Month: Deborah Jordal”
Congratulations to our May volunteer of the month Marion Kyner! Marion first connected with our Chapter in 2011, when she filled in for a caregiver support group facilitator.
Congratulations to Pat Lewis, our April Volunteer of the Month! Pat is a fantastic volunteer and has been instrumental in raising funds for the Alzheimer’s Association® through the Williamsburg Walk to End Alzheimer’s® and volunteering as a facilitator for our early-stage support groups. When Pat moved back to the area from northern California in 2009,Continue reading “April Volunteer Spotlight: Pat Lewis”
Congratulations to Barbara Hendershot, our March Volunteer of the Month! Barbara is a fantastic volunteer and has been instrumental in raising funds for our chapter on the Eastern Shore.
Congratulations to our February Volunteer of the Month, Cathy Ann Nadeau. Cathy first connected to our Chapter after her mother was diagnosed with early-stage Alzheimer’s in 2002. Since then she has frequented many of our educational programs and has acted as an avid volunteer for the Chapter. After her mother was first diagnosed,Continue reading “February Volunteer Spotlight: Cathy Ann Nadeau”
Congratulations to our January Volunteer of the Month Denise Butler! Denise first connected with our chapter four years ago as a volunteer for our Peers and Partners program. She and her husband moved to Williamsburg to help support her father-in-law when he was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. When Denise’s own mother was diagnosed with vascular dementia,Continue reading “January Volunteer Spotlight: Denise Butler”
Congratulations to our December Volunteer of the Month Glenn Jenner! Glenn first connected with our chapter after joining the Parrot Head Club of Tidewater about 15 years ago. While learning more about the club’s activities, he heard about a volunteer opportunity to help run the annual Charity Beach Ball to benefit the Alzheimer’s Association SoutheasternContinue reading “December Volunteer Spotlight: Glenn Jenner”
Congratulations to our November Volunteer of the Month, Tony Macrini. Tony is a talk show host for the WNIS AM790 Morning Show and a long time friend to the Alzheimer’s Association. Tony, for several years, has volunteered as emcee for our Peninsula and Williamsburg Walks, lending his booming voice to our cause. Tony Macrini wasContinue reading “November Volunteer Spotlight: Tony Macrini”
Congratulations to our October Volunteer of the Month, Tim Pandajis. Tim Pandajis is the Daybreak meteorologist at 13News Now, the ABC affiliate in Norfolk, VA and a friend to the Alzheimer’s Association for many years now. Most recently, Tim was the emcee at the Coastal Virginia Walk to End Alzheimer’s. Tim has a personal connectionContinue reading “October Volunteer Spotlight: Tim Pandajis”