AWARE Affair: Win a 2016 Ford Mustang Coupe!


Christie and Frank Scardino, chairs, Celebrate the Moments

Sam Pack hosted the AWARE membership event in October when Janet Broyles, president, AWARE, announced new this year,  the raffle of a 2016 V6 Ford Mustang Coupe made possible by Sam Pack’s Five Star Ford in Plano. Only 1,500 tickets are available $35 each or $100 for 3 tickets. Winner will be drawn at the Celebrate the Moments gala, chaired by Christie and Frank Scardino, slated for Saturday, April 9, 2016 at 6:30 pm at the Hilton Anatole Hotel in Dallas.  You do not have to be present to win.

The event features a silent and live auction and three course seated dinner and dancing to the fabulous Wayne Foster Entertainment group from Los Angeles, which will delight the night with music genres spanning the decades along with a fabulous dance troupe to help take us back in time!

Proceeds from the gala go toward funding grants for the 2016 beneficiaries, which are:
* Baylor Health Care System Foundation- Baylor AT&T Memory Center: Salary support for a Ph.D. Psychology Post-Doctoral Fellow

*Center for BrainHealth: Support for researching the efficacy of early intervention in Mild Cognitive Impairment with cognitive training;

*University of Texas Foundation-Center for Vital Longevity: 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 clients with Alzheimer’s disease or other related dementias;

*Juliette Fowler Communities: Support for a music therapist to work with JFC memory care residents;

*UT Southwestern Medical Center: Support for Dr. Roger Rosenberg’s research on the development of a vaccine to prevent Alzheimer’s disease;

*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.





Gala tickets start at $500 and sponsorships begin at $5,000. Contact Sharon Walker at  for details.

AWARE is dedicated to fighting Alzheimer’s disease, and its mission is to provide funding and support to nonprofit organizations that are working on the front lines to fight this disease in Dallas and the North Texas region. Through the grant application review process, AWARE selects the most outstanding groups that provide services, programs, education, and resources to those suffering from Alzheimer’s disease, their families and caregivers, and to organizations doing valuable research to find a prevention and cure.

AWARE is proud to support nonprofit organizations that share its mission and are also dedicated to fighting Alzheimer’s disease. “Together we will make a difference.”
For more information on AWARE Affair Celebrate the Moments, the grants and membership in the AWARE organization, visit the website at   The Dallas Foundation, a 501(c)3 publicly supported charity, is the fiscal sponsor of AWARE.

(Press release courtesy AWARE. Sharon Adams, ACPR, represents AWARE for their special events.)


Principal of Philanthropy Lifestyles (formerly, the award-winning eBuzzNewsletter and Adams Communications Public Relations, a boutique PR firm specializing in media and community relations for small businesses and nonprofit organizations. Sharon is also a freelance writer whose articles have appeared in Dallas Business Journal, Katy Trail Weekly, People Newspapers (Park Cities People and Preston Hollow People/North Dallas People), Preston Hollow Life magazine, The Park Cities News, White Rock Lake Weekly, numerous blogs and websites and more.