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Spirit of the Centennial Award

Honoring outstanding Fair Park advocates since 1994


SUPPORT THE FRIENDS OF FAIR PARK BY SUPPORTING THIS ANNUAL FUNDRAISER

Friends of Fair Park cordially invites you to attend our Spirit of the Centennial Award celebration
Thursday, April 12, 2018
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Briscoe Carpenter Livestock Arena, Fair Park

Award Honoree: Bob Hilbun

On Thursday, April 12, 2018, the 25th Spirit of the Centennial Award will be presented to Bob Hilbun, a 50-year employee of the State Fair of Texas.

Following a lobby cocktail party with heavy hors d'oeuvres, guests will be invited to the presentation ceremony in the auction area of the new Briscoe Carpenter Livestock Arena. Also honored will be the previous 24 recipients of the Spirit of the Centennial Award.

The Spirit of the Centennial Award is presented annually by the Friends of Fair Park to individuals or organizations who have demonstrated outstanding service and commitment to Fair Park.

The event at which we bestow the award is the largest fundraiser for Friends of Fair Park.

We need friends and supporters like you to make it successful.

All sponsorships are tax deductible.

 

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Support the Friends of Fair Park's Spirit of the Centennial fundraising celebration by purchasing one or more raffle tickets. We have FOUR great prizes!

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For more information about the 2018 event, please contact either:

Melissa Rieman (214-697-1015) melissa(at)rencaststone.com

Craig Holcomb (214-457-2212) craigcholcomb(at)gmail.com

 
PREVIOUS SPIRIT OF THE CENTENNIAL AWARD HONOREES

1994 Judge David Fox
1995 Hugh and Matilda Robinson
1996 Walt Humann
1997 Lt. Governor Bob Bullock, Texas State Legislature
1998 Mary Ceverha, Rita Cox, Carol Reed
1999 State Fair Association
2000 Michael A. Jenkins
2001 Cathy Bonner, Matrice Ellis Kirk, Dealey Herndon, Candace O’Keefe
2002 Rep. Steven D. Wolens
2003 Paul Dyer
2004 Texas Instruments
2005 Rep. Terri Hodge
2006 The Field Scovell Family
2007 Craig Holcomb
2008 The Meadows Foundation
2009 Dallas Area Rapid Transit
2010 George A. Shafer
2011 Gold Metal Recyclers
2012 Joan & Alan Walne
2013 Mary Suhm
2014 WFAA-TV Channel 8
2015 James P. Graham
2016 Willis Winters
2017 Virginia Savage McAlester
2017 Bob Hilbun


Spirit of the Centennial