An evening with Barbara Baekgaard to benefit Lutheran Life Villages

A Better Way of Living

An intimate evening with Barbara Baekgaard, Sunday October 8th
Join us Sunday, October 8th for this exclusive event benefitting Lutheran Life Villages. You’ll enjoy cocktails, an elegant dinner and inspiring insight.
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In an intimate ‘fireside chat’ moderated by former WPTA21 ABC anchor Melissa Long, Barbara Baekgaard, co-foundar of Vera Bradley will share the important lessons and values that have helped her thrive in business and highlight what led her to support The Village at Birchwood. 

Dr Lianna Apostolova, the Barbara and Peer Baekgaard Professor in Alzheimer’s Disease Research at Indiana University School of Medicine will also speak about her current research.


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A Better Way of Living

Sunday, October 8th • 6:30 p.m. 

Parkview Mirro Center 
10622 Parkview Plaza Drive, Fort Wayne

5:00 p.m. VIP Cocktail Experience 
6:30 p.m. Dinner
7:00 p.m. Fireside Chat and Q&A

Dinner: $100 each, $175/couple
Includes dessert and a special gift from Vera Bradley.

Dinner & VIP Cocktail Experience: $150 each, $275/couple
Includes event ticket plus admittance to VIP Cocktail Party and Silent Auction, and a signed copy of the book A Colorful Way of Living by Barbara Baekgaard, co-founder of Vera Bradley.

Seating is limited and will fill quickly.


All proceeds will benefit the Village at Birchwood and Lutheran Life Villages. The Village at Birchwood provides adult day services for those with Alzheimer's and other dementias.


Sponsored by:

Jill Nichols & Children
in Memory of Patricia Brueggeman

Adams Memorial Hospital | Gibson | HTS Therapy | K&N Carpet | Martin Riley | Raymond James

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