Vancouver - 2016
Breakfast to Remember 2016 Vancouver
Vancouver’s business community supports those who face dementia with Breakfast to Remember
On February 18, business and community leaders gathered at the Fairmont Waterfront for the Alzheimer Society of B.C.’s fifth annual Breakfast to Remember, where they took a leading role in the fight against dementia.
Supporters heard powerful speeches by Helmut Pastrick, Chief Economist for Central 1 Credit Union who discussed the current economic climate and how Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias are impacting the workplace.
Keynote speaker Helmut Pastrick
Alzheimer’s advocate Jim Mann gave a moving speech on how he is Still Here after being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease in 2007. Mr. Mann was the first Keynote speaker at Breakfast to Remember five years ago.
Guest Speaker Jim Mann
The morning was rounded out by a lively auction conducted by Emcee Squire Barnes with the Assistance of Bob Lenarduzzi and Volunteer Breakfast to Remember Committee Member Terry Pask.
From left to right: Bob Lenarduzzi, Squire Barnes, Terry Pask
To date this year’s Breakfast to Remember in Vancouver has raised over $145,000. To donate please visit breakfasttoremember.ca
The Alzheimer Society of B.C. thanks the Volunteer Organizing Committee for their time and dedication.
From Left to Right: Terry Pask, Squire Barnes, Jim Mann, Patrick Estey, Floyd Murphy, Tony Yue, Matthew Dugaro, Helmut Pastrick, Maria Howard