Funds Raised at Gala for Prince George's County Alzheimer's Daycare Center
(Mitchellville, MD) – The Baltimores and the Trebor Alzheimer’s and Senior Support Center held its 10th annual Black Tie Holiday Gala on December 3, 2016 to raise money to support the development of a comprehensive Alzheimer’s daycare center in Prince George’s county. Attended by over 350 guests, the gala was held at the College Park Marriott Hotel and Conference Center and saluted the extraordinary work of State’s Attorney Alsobrooks.
Senator (Ret.) Verna L. Jones-Rodwell, board member of the National Alzheimer’s Association, delivered the keynote address and stressed the importance of research, and establishing facilities, programs, and services in Maryland to help the growing number of individuals that suffer with the disease. In attendance was Senator Joanne C. Benson, Senator Ulysses Currie, Senator (Ret.) and Secretary of Department of Aging (Ret.) for Maryland, Gloria Lawlah, and Delegate Melony G. Griffith, Maryland 25th district.
The Trebor Center will be located in the 25th district and Trebor and the constituents of the 25th legislative district gave an Open Thank You letter plaque and a standing ovation to Senator Ulysses Currie for his 30 years of service to the state of Maryland.
Business leaders were also honored for their contributions to the community:
• Stan Neal, Jr, President and CEO, Fresh Air, LLC
• Cheryl Thomas and Evelyn Gardiner, Founders of A.C.E. Assisted Living
• Kim Thrower, Founder and CEO, Essential Relief Support Services, LLC.
• Lee Bellamy and Corey Bellamy, B & B Floor Services, LLC.
• Eric Allen, Founder and President, Clean Team Janitorial Service
• Timothy Smith, Front Street Management, LLC
The gala included a VIP reception and a rousing performance from international recording artist saxophonist, Brian Lenair.