National and local partners of Children’s Hospital Foundation (CHF) were thanked at a luncheon in their honor on October 25 at the Sheraton Oklahoma City Downtown Hotel. Welcomed by Danielle Hohlier, director of Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, she congratulated each person and business for their fund raising efforts.
The 2018 Miracle Children of Oklahoma Calendar was also unveiled and the Miracle Kids Alivia, Ameer, Brycen, Carissah, Dakota, Ella Kate, Emily, Ford, Garrett, Haven, Jeremy, Kennedy, Olivia, Reese, Savannah, Tanner and Tenley were on hand to autograph their individual calendar pages.
The 2017 Partner Kickoff Awards were presented to the following people: Volunteer of the Year: Ida Lancaster; CMN Hospitals Board Member of the Year: Al Warren; Innovative Board Member of the Year: Justin Brannon; Teen Board Member of the Year: Brianna Bert, and From the Heart and Over the Top: Dee Cody.
Companies and organizations honored were Partner on the Move: Panda Express; Fundraising Event of the Year: Trivia Bowl sponsored by the CHF Innovative Board; Dr. Geoffrey Altshuler Founder’s Award: Love’s Travel Stops; Jean Gumerson Founder’s Award: Walmart & Sam’s Club and James Paul Linn Founder’s Award: Soonerthon.
Shannon Presti, guest speaker, spoke on the importance of volunteerism and mentorship. Presti shared her personal stories of how mentoring aided in the success of other individuals and programs within her community.
If you would like to purchase a calendar please contact Jenny at 405-271-2260 x 36557.