By: Debra Tann, Ed.D., DAA Board Member The conference in Rochester, Minnesota was incredible! Conference manager, Angela Lunde, organized a spectacular event for all. The conference launched with a song by Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes entitled “Wake Up Everybody.” This call to action brought synergy from the conference watch sites, audience, and speakers.
A Congressional luncheon was hosted by the BrightFocus foundation. The luncheon was well received and attended by multiple Congressional leaders, researchers, medical doctors, scientists, educators, and Congressional aides and advisors. Senator Warnock's aide, Gabriella Vesey visited the luncheon to deliver a letter from the senator with his best wishes for Dr. Tann's national impact advocacy award. Dr. Tann