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BvB Dallas Tackles $3 Million Fundraising Milestone

Young Philanthropists Raise $3 Million to Tackle Alzheimer’s North Texas professionals mark 10th anniversary with peer-to-peer fundraising milestone   DALLAS, TX. (June 29, 2017) Ten years after setting a goal to raise $20,000, BvB Dallas celebrates raising more than $3 million in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease. In its first year, the organization tripled their…

The 10th Anniversary Season is Underway!

  Young philanthropists mark milestone of raising awareness and funds for those fighting Alzheimer’s The largest BvB organization in the country celebrates 10 years of TACKLING ALZHEIMER’STM DISEASE DALLAS, TX. (June 6, 2017) On August 12, 2017, Dallas’s most dedicated young professionals will take the football field to change the future for those facing an…

Blondes and Brunettes Tackle Alzheimer’s – August 13, 2016!

200+ YOUNG PROFESSIONALS TAKE THE FIELD TO #TACKLEALZ   9th Annual Powder-Puff game to raise $500k for Alzheimer’s research  Dallas, TX (August 2, 2016):  On Saturday, August 13th, some 5,000 fans are expected to fill the Cotton Bowl at Fair Park to support Dallas’ most dedicated young professionals. More than 200 men and women will take the field at 7:30…

The human brain is the most interesting topic we as a species have ever known

Really. We’ll get through three big things in this post: 1) We’ll touch on how comprehensively important and amazing the human brain is. 2) We’ll traverse from “whoa!” into “huh?” and consider some reasons any field with the prefix “neuro-“ is crazy-difficult. 3) We’ll consider a few of the neurological reasons you, and everyone you know, should…

BvB Dallas Announces 2016 Beneficiaries

Young Philanthropists Partner with Local Researchers to Tackle Alzheimer’s More than 200 volunteers are raising awareness and funds to support cutting-edge science DALLAS, TX. (July 1, 2016): BvB Dallas players and coaches have set an ambitious goal to raise $500,000 in less than three months to support research advancements for Alzheimer’s in Dallas, TX that…

I #TackleALZ to Remember the Greats

Pat Summit fought Alzheimer’s disease the same way she approached every game of her coaching career. She battled with a dignity and passion that continues to encourage and inspire the individuals currently suffering from this horrible disease. As her words so many years ago affected my future, Pat Summitt‘s passing has done the same. She’s reminded…

Center for BrainHealth Study: Training Helps Those with Mild Cognitive Impairment

ORIGINALLY POSTED JUNE 13TH AT CENTERFORBRAINHEALTH.ORG New research from the Center for BrainHealth at The University of Texas at Dallas shows that strategy-based reasoning training can improve the cognitive performance for those with mild cognitive impairment (MCI), a preclinical stage of those at risk for Alzheimer’s disease. The study, in collaboration with the University of Illinois…

Why I Tackle ALZ

CATELYN CAPPLEMAN FOX, CARETAKER I was finishing up college 3 hours from home, and couldn’t help but notice something just seemed off with my mom. She became increasingly frustrated and had difficulty juggling things that a super mom of 4 had been a pro at for years. Doctors misdiagnosed it as depression, but things just…

The Thing About Awareness is…

RUSTY HAAKE, BVB DALLAS AMBASSADOR “Awareness” is a funny word.  Like “tolerance” or “conservative,” it tends to mean whatever the person saying it needs it to mean. In medical research, however, this term is as specific as it is important. To explain its relevance to Alzheimer’s Disease, let’s look at a parallel.  Let’s talk about…

BvB Dallas Game-Day DETAILS: Saturday, August 8th

 Dear BvB Fans,   Are you ready for some FOOTBALL? Thank you for supporting the 8th Annual BvB Dallas Powder-Puff Football Game. Your generosity has allowed us to raise over $405,000 for the thousands of North Texas families who are battling Alzheimer’s disease. Hydrate early and join us Saturday, August 8th, at the Cotton Bowl, GATE 11 – 4101 South…

Game Day 2015 and After Party featuring Empire 6

ARE YOU READY FOR SOME FOOTBALL??? We are! And we want to see you on Game-Day, Saturday August 8th at the Cotton Bowl. Kick-Off at 7:30pm.  Each $25 donation gets you into the game and After Party featuring Empire 6.  There are no physical tickets but a will call list for all donors who donate…

BvB Bridal Blitz!

STANLEY KORSHAK DONATES DESIGNER WEDDING DRESSES FOR CHARITY AUCTION  May 5, 2015 (DALLAS) BvB Dallas, the young-­professionals organization and football fundraiser dedicated to raising money for Alzheimer’s research will kick-‐off the 2015 season with a new and exciting event: BvB Bridal Blitz! On May 16th, BvB invites future brides and debutantes to a fashion show and auction at sixty five…

HAPPY NEW YEAR!

Because of you… WE TACKLED ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE. HAPPY NEW YEAR from BvB Dallas!  We want to thank YOU, our gracious sponsors, donors and fans in the stands.  With your generosity, we raised over $440,000 for some of the best Alzheimer’s research programs in the country: UT Southwestern and the Center for BrainHealth. We are also excited to announce…

A Letter to Catelyn

At the 2014 pre-game dinner, BvB Dallas gave its first ever BvB Dallas Caregiver Award to Catelyn Cappleman Fox.  Catelyn’s mom was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s when Catelyn was graduating college– and now she is her sole caregiver. Read the full story on My Sweet Charity and read the note to Catelyn below.   TO CATELYN…

TODAY IS GAME DAY

Today is Game Day. Today is the day where one team will rise, and one will fall. You’ll be hard pressed to find another game like it, even in the great State of Texas. Not even the Longhorns or the Sooners are driven by one cause, one mission, one goal. The goal to Tackle Alzheimer’s…

BvB Dallas 2014 Game Day Information and Directions

ARE YOU READY FOR SOME FOOTBALL??? We are! And thrilled that you’ll be joining us on Game-Day, Saturday August 16th at the Cotton Bowl. Kick-Off starts at 7:30pm. Your generosity has allowed us to raise over $374,000 for the thousands of North and East Texas families who are battling Alzheimer’s disease. Hydrate early and join…