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Alzheimer's activist wins award from Mass Mutual

Alzheimer's activist wins award from Mass Mutual

Dave Stephens, board president of the Southeastern Virginia chapter of the Alzheimer's Association, has received a $25,000 award from Mass Mutual for his philanthropic efforts in raising awareness of Alzheimer's and raising money for research. The money will go to the local chapter. "It's quite phenomenal that he was the only one to get that. It will benefit our mission of research, care and support," said Gino Colombara, executive director of the local chapter. Stephens first grabbed the headlines when he gathered fellow board members on a 218-mile Walk to Washington in 2012 to raise awareness for the need for research dollars for the degenerative brain...

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