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The Little Purple Dress
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Thank you for making this year’s luncheon, featuring best-selling author and journalist Gail Sheehy, a success!

The Alzheimer’s Association of Rochester and the Finger Lakes Region honors women who promote healthy living and successful aging in our community.

Celebrating Women and Successful Aging: The Little Purple Dress Luncheon features the Debra J. Mayberry Inspiration Award, given to a woman in our region who exemplifies exemplify a high level of professional and personal accomplishment and demonstrate perseverance with regard to healthy living and successful aging. Read about Annemarie Groth-Juncker, our 2012 honoree.


The luncheon features the auction of a designer purple dress. In 2012, two dresses, one given by Donna Karan International and one from Lord & Taylor, were auctioned.

for PHOTOS and VIDEO of the event visit:
Democrat and Chronicle
YNN Your News Now


Special Sponsor of the 2012 Purple Dress Luncheon


Alzheimer's Association

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