Sponsors announced for next week’s DFWHC 75th Annual Awards Luncheon


The countdown has begun!

The event is almost here! The DFW Hospital Council’s (DFWHC) 75th Annual Awards Luncheon is just one week away next Friday, October 27 at the Irving Convention Center. The reception begins at 11:00 a.m., followed by the luncheon and awards from 12 noon to 1:30 p.m. Tickets and tables are still available!

With the theme of “Inspired Dedication,” this year’s event will be highlighted by the appearance of Jane Pauley as keynote speaker. Pauley is anchor of the award-winning CBS Sunday Morning. Her presentation will be a unique Q&A session moderated by Cynthia Izaguirre, news anchor at WFAA Ch. 8.

Former Arlington Mayor Jeff Williams will be this year’s Distinguished Health Service Award recipient, an honor dating back to 1948.

We would like to say thank you to this year’s sponsors. They are:

Hall Render

GroupOne Background Screening
Konica Minolta

AMN Healthcare

Axio Tech Solutions
Cantey Hanger LLP
Forefront Living
Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
Lyda Hill Philanthropies
Southwest Transplant Alliance
United Healthcare
UNT Health Science Center at Fort Worth

Hospital Platinum
Medical City Healthcare
Texas Health

Hospital Gold
Baylor Scott & White Health

Hospital Silver
Children’s Health
JPS Health Network
Methodist Health System

Hospital Bronze
Cook Children’s
Kindred Hospitals
Parkland Health
UT Southwestern

The DFWHC tradition of honoring the chairs of the boards of trustees of all member hospitals will open the program. The 2023 recipient of its Young Healthcare Executive of the Year award is Amanda Thrash, president of Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen. The Kerney Laday, Sr. Trustee of the Year honoree is Michael Guyton of the Texas Health Board of Trustees.

Celena Rae, the in-arena host and singer for the Dallas Stars of the National Hockey League, will perform the National Anthem.

Tables and tickets are still available. They can be found here.

For information, please contact Chris Wilson at chrisw@dfwhc.org.