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2013 Texas Trailblazer Awards Luncheon
Omni Hotel Downtown Dallas September 26, 2013 12:00 PM

Online sales for the 2013 Texas Trailblazers Awards Luncheon end Thursday, September 19! For more information, please contact Tess Nordick at 214-443-7766 or texastrailblazers@familyplace.org.

Guest Speaker:
Cynthia Lowen, writer and producer of “Bully,” the first feature documentary exposing the hidden lives of bullied children

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Honorary Chairs:
Sheila and Jody Grant

Event Co-Chairs:
Barbara & Steve Durham and Julie & Steve Rado

Registration/Seating begins at 11:30am
Lunch 12-1pm

Congratulations to our 2013 Award Recipients!

Gloria Campos
Texas Trailblazer Award                   

Darlene Blakey
Real-Life Hero Award

Kimberly-Clark
Advocacy Award                               

Hannah Hinton & Karim Bryant 
Youth Service Award & Scholarship


2013 Texas Trailblazers Awards Recipents 

The annual Texas Trailblazer Awards Luncheon recognizes Dallas’ most outstanding leaders. Since its inception, The Texas Trailblazer Awards Luncheon has been recognized as a premier event in the Dallas community. The Family Place Texas Trailblazer Award recognizes someone in the community who has achieved significant success despite the obstacles faced along the way. The Trailblazer is someone who has accomplished  a "first", opened the doors of opportunity for others,  and who is an exceptional role model for Texas women and healthy families. Through their accomplishments, the Trailblazer has blazed a trail for others to follow. 
 
For more information, please contact Tess Nordick at 214-443-7766 or texastrailblazers@familyplace.org.

Award Descriptions: 

The Family Place Texas Trailblazer Award
recognizes a local individual who has achieved significant success despite the obstacles faced along the way. The Trailblazer is someone who has accomplished a “first”, opened the doors of opportunity for others, and who is an exceptional role model for Texas women and healthy families. Through their accomplishments, the Trailblazer has blazed a trail for others to follow.

The Family Place Real-Life Hero Award honors an individual who works behind the scenes to create positive change for women and healthy families within our community.

The Family Place Youth Service Award and Scholarship recognizes students who are outstanding leaders in their high school communities. They have participated in The Family Place Students Be Project Program for a minimum of one year, acting as mentors to educate their peers about healthy relationships in an effort to prevent teen dating violence and sexual assault.

The Family Place Advocacy Award recognizes an organization that has played a vital role in furthering the mission of The Family Place to stop the suffering of women and children victims of family violence in North Texas. By providing generous financial and volunteer support and promoting awareness with employees, associates and peers, the Advocacy Award recipient is a strong voice speaking out for victims of family violence to improve our community’s response to their critical needs.

 
The Texas Trailblazer Awards honor those who create positive change and contribute to the quality of life in our community. These individuals lead by example, embody a positive spirit, work tirelessly to help others, and go above and beyond the call of duty to make North Texas a better place. Previous Award recipients include: Senator Kay Bailey Hutchinson, Ebby Halliday Acers, Norma Lea Beasley, Anita N. Martinez, Nancy Brinker, Caroline Rose Hunt, Colleen Barrett, Dr. Carol Wise and Linda Custard.

The Texas Trailblazer Awards Luncheon is generally comprised of corporate sponsors, philanthropists, media, table hosts, and accomplished men and women in the North Texas community. The event raises funds to support the comprehensive programs of The Family Place and ensure that life-saving services will be available to women victims and their innocent children for years to come.

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