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15th Annual Forget-Me-Not Gala
"Dancing Stars of Frederick"

When: Saturday, May 3, 2014
Time: 7:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m. (7 p.m. reception | 8 p.m. seated dinner, cash bar)
Where: Walkersville Social Hall, 79 W. Frederick Street, Walkersville, MD  21793
Gala Tickets: $95 per person. Advanced  ticket purchase required. 
Raffle Tickets: 1 for $25 or 5 for $100.
To "Vote" for your favorite Dancing Star, purchase Gala or Raffle tickets or more details visit

Contact:  Kristen Weddle, 301.696.0315 or e-mail

Sponsorship opportunities are available.
Contact:  Kristen Weddle, 301.696.0315 or e-mail





2013 Forget-Me-Not Gala


The "Dancing Stars" put on a terrific show on Saturday, April 20, and together raised more than $64,000 for the Alzheimer's Association! Including event sponsorship, ticket and raffle sales, and dancer funds, the Gala raised more than $100,000 to support Alzheimer's programs, services and research efforts. View 2013 pictures here!


A special congratulations to our winners:

"You're Our Star" Winner (awarded to the Top Fundraising couple): John Bille & Donna Kraft, raising $12,670!

Judges' Choice Best Salsa Performance Winner: Julie Christiansen & Jim DeLorenzo

Judges' Choice Best Tango Performance Winner: Bill & Chris Wilson

Judges' Choice Best Cha-Cha Performance Winner: 
Dr. Waldo & Molly Harshberger

Raffle Winners are ...

#1 iPad mini: Brooke Bowman (#0232)
#2 Hotel Hershey Getaway: Steve Case (#0125)
#3 Disney Tickets with Southwest Airfare: Joel King (#2294) 
#4 Ultimate Sporting Events Package: Elizabeth King (#0203)
#5 Wisp Weekend Ski Getaway: Michael Forbes (#2129)
#6 Estate Planning Package: Robin Woodward (#0012)
#7 Majorica Pearl Necklace & Earrings: Michael Forbes (#0506)
#8 Skate Frederick Private Ice Party Package: David Noffsinger (#2318)
#9 Frederick Date Night: Beth Taylor (#2251)
#10 Family Entertainment Package: Jody White (#0432)

Thanks to all the sponsors that supported the Forget-Me-Not Gala. Special thanks to:

Mirror Ball Sponsor: Tox Path Specialists

Silver Sponsors: Country Meadows Retirement Communities, FiveStar Senior Living: HeartFields & Somerford of Frederick, Gaver Holdings, Homewood at Crumland Farms

Bronze Sponsors: Edenton Retirement Community & Home Care Services, Frederick ComForcare Senior Services, Frederick County Bank, Frederick Memorial Hospital, Skate Frederick

Precious Memories Sponsors: Cindell Construction Co., Dot Foods, Frederick Dermatology Associates, Senior Resource Alliance of Frederick, Northampton Manor, Rosemont Service Center, Dancing with Magick

A special thanks for our amazing Gala Committee, Committee Co-Chairs: Judy Lancaster & Diana Grimm and our emcee's for the evening, Debbie Williams-Barnes and Dr. Mark Butt.

Last but not least, thanks to our wonderful celebrity guest judges: Ric Adams, Susan Butt, Sue Puhala, and Matt Ruble. 


Alzheimer's Association

Our vision is a world without Alzheimer's
Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association is the world's leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.