Why I Walk with Marina Dailey

Why I Walk with Marina Dailey, Team Captain of Yolanda and Shirley’s Angels I have experienced this terrible disease with two very important loved ones that meant the world to our family. First, my Grandmother, Shirley B. Perry was a loving sister, mother, grandmother, and friend. She would do anything for anyone. She was an […]

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 […]

Why I Walk with Melissa Bailey 

My grandmother Jeannette was from the mountains of Kentucky. She was raised to create a life for herself, taught sustainability, and ultimately lived a humble existence surrounded by her 9 children. The woman was hard. She was not the grandmother you think of as soft, sweet and lovely. She was strong and disciplined. She was […]