2015 Legacy of Women Awards Luncheon - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

2015 Legacy of Women Awards Luncheon

Thursday, October 1

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    2015 Legacy of Women Awards Luncheon
    SafeHaven

    Join NBC 5's Deborah Ferguson and SafeHaven of Tarrant County at the 23rd Annual Legacy of Women Awards Luncheon on Thursday, October 1, as we honor fifteen women for their achievements in arts, business, education, health and human services, and volunteerism throughout Tarrant County. Your attendance will provide support to victims who seek refuge at SafeHaven’s two domestic violence emergency shelters. The awards will be presented at the Legacy of Women luncheon and attendees will hear from guest speaker Jennifer Siebel Newsom, an award-winning filmmaker, advocate for women and girls, and founder and CEO of www.MissRepresentation.org.

    Luncheon Honorees are listed below: 

    ARTS
    Heather Simmons, Creative Arts Theatre & School
    Rose Pearson, Circle Theatre
    Lee Koch, Arts Council Northeast

    BUSINESS
    Letatia Teykl, Southwest Bank
    Marilyn Gilbert, Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce
    Robin Burrill, Curb Appeal Renovations, Inc.

    EDUCATION
    Anita Copeland, Arlington ISD
    Cathy Sewell, Everman ISD
    Erin Stansberger, Eagle Mountain-Saginaw ISD

    HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES
    Andrea Wilson, Mission Metroplex, Inc.
    Susan Garnett, MHMR of Tarrant County
    Lisa Rose, ProjectHandUp/The Gatehouse

    VOLUNTEERISM
    Barbara Thompson-Beaucham, Community Volunteer
    Dr. Karen Barlow, Community Volunteer
    Tammy Nakamura, Community Volunteer

    SafeHaven’s mission is to end domestic violence through safety, support, prevention and social change. SafeHaven of Tarrant County provides 24-hour care at two emergency shelters in Tarrant County specifically for victims of domestic violence. With a 164-bed total capacity, the holistic shelters provide a comprehensive continuum of care for the women and children who would otherwise be forced to remain in dangerous situations. Trained bilingual advocates respond 24-hours a day to victims who call SafeHaven’s toll-free crisis hotline. Through housing programs families can move to a secure environment while simultaneously obtaining life skills, education and improved employment opportunities.

    Tickets are now available to purchase at www.safehaventc.org. To learn more, visit the website or call 817-502-7132.

    Legacy of Women 2015 Awards Luncheon
    Thursday, October 1
    10:00 a.m. – Mimosa Reception and Raffle
    11:30 a.m. – Luncheon
    Renaissance Worthington Fort Worth Hotel
    200 Main Street
    Fort Worth, Texas
    For Tickets Visit:
    www.safehaventc.org