DALLAS HISTORICAL SOCIETY
NAMES LOCAL LEADERS AS CHAIRS OF ANNUAL AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE IN COMMUNITY SERVICE LUNCHEON
The Dallas Historical Society, celebrating more than 90 years as the longest-running historical organization in Dallas County committed to preserving the area's entire history, announces the 2013 event chairs and honorary chairs of its prestigious Awards for Excellence in Community Service. Established in 1981, the awards recognize community leaders in key fields whose contributions have positively impacted the quality of life for the citizens of Dallas.
This year's event at the Fairmont Dallas Hotel will be chaired by the mother daughter team Peggy and Catherine Carr. Honorary Chairs for the event are Mr. and Mrs. W.W. Caruth III, longtime Dallas community leaders and philanthropists. The 2013 AFE luncheon will be held on Tuesday, November 12.
"We look forward to celebrating with Dallas our city's community leaders at this year's Awards for Excellence event," said Margaret Keliher, chair of the Dallas Historical Society. "It is a tribute to the Dallas Historical Society to have such notable contributors to the Dallas community spearheading our annual luncheon."
Award recipients are chosen from nominations received from the Dallas community and reviewed by a Dallas Historical Society awards selection committee. Past recipients have included Ruth Altshuler, Gerald Turner, Trammell Crow, Rev Gerald Britt, , Caroline Rose Hunt, Laura Estrada, and Erle Nye.
Established on behalf of the Trustees of the Dallas Historical Society, this year's awards will honor individuals in eight categories, including Arts Leadership, Business, Creative Arts, Education, Health Sciences, Humanities/History, Philanthropy, Volunteer Leadership and the Jubilee History Maker award. Recipients of the 2013 Awards for Excellence will be announced in July.
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