Blog: The Brain Dialogues, filtered by tag: Blackmores Sydney Running Festival

8 Sep 2022

PJ Lane | Meet Our Fundraiser Series

HEIDI DOUGLASS | When PJ Lane was given the opportunity to represent a dementia research Centre 10 years ago, the timing couldn’t have been more coincidental. The date he was being asked to stand on the podium at the launch of UNSW Sydney’s Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA) was the exact same date that his TV legend father, Don Lane, had passed away just three years earlier from Alzheimer’s disease. For the last decade PJ’s dedication to his Ambassador role for medial research has been unwavering. “There has been no hesitation to stay committed,” says Lane.… Read More
8 Sep 2022

Darryl Johnson | Meet Our Fundraiser Series

HEIDI DOUGLASS | Specialist investment portfolio administrator – Integrated Portfolio Solutions – is embracing corporate social responsibility this World Alzheimer’s Day in support of The Dementia Momentum initiative led by UNSW’s Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA), with Managing Director Darryl Johnson running both the half marathon and 10km Bridge Run in the Sydney Running Festival. Managing Director Darryl Johnson says the approach to run on behalf of CHeBA was timely, as he is now witnessing the devastating impact that Alzheimer’s disease has on his family… Read More
5 Sep 2022

Kitay Family | Meet Our Fundraiser Series

HEIDI DOUGLASS | Keri Kitay, Ambassador for CHeBA’s Change Makers initiative, is leading a family team in the Blackmores Sydney Running Festival comprised of her brothers, dad, sister-in-law Anne and nephews, in honour of Keri’s mum who was diagnosed with young-onset Alzheimer’s disease at the age of 45. Keri is running to keep her Mum’s memory alive and honour her for the incredible person that she was.   Which event are you participating in? Across the family we are participating in the 10km bridge run and 3.5km fun run.   Who is in the team? Myself, my two… Read More