Diana Gregory Outreach Services to Host Seventh Annual Senior Awards Luncheon in Phoenix on September 28
On Friday, September 28 at 10:30AM at The Camby Hotel in Phoenix, Diana Gregory Outreach Services will introduce the 2018 Senior Award honorees. These awards honor individuals over 70 years of age whose leadership and commitment have significantly contributed to Arizona’s and the nation’s future.
The Lifetime Achievement Award will be given to the mother and daughter duo of former Arizona Supreme Court Chief Justice, Ruth Van Roekel McGregor, and her mother, Marie Van Roekel. Chief Justice McGregor is being honored for her leadership and significant contributions to the Arizona and United States judiciaries. Her influence and achievements have inspired and touched people worldwide. At 104 years young, her mother, Marie Van Roekel, represents how to live a life of excellence and how to raise an accomplished family.
The Treasure of Arizona Award will be given to Al McCoy, the dean of NBA play-by-play announcers. He is the first play-by-play announcer to be inducted into the Arizona Broadcasters’ Association Hall of Fame is also recipient of the Curt Gowdy Media Award from the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. In his 47th season as “The Voice of the Suns”, Mr. McCoy is being honored for his positive community service and influence on the NBA.
The Legacy Award will be given to former Congressman Ed Pastor. Elected to Congress in 1991, where he served for 23 years until his retirement, Congressman Pastor will be honored for his distinguished public service and for his community and national leadership and its impact on our community and the country.
The Outstanding Fitness Awardee, Miss Ida Keeling, a centenarian at 103 years young, is a national track and field champion. At age 100, Miss Ida became the first woman in history to complete a 100-meter run at the Penn Relays with a time of 1 minute and 17 seconds, the best ever recorded for a female 100 years of age or older. She also holds the Masters record in the 60-meter run.
Table sponsorships range from $100-$10,000 and can be purchased online at www.dianagregory.com.
All funds raised will support sustained outreach services for seniors.
Event subject to change without notice.