26th Awards Luncheon on September 19, 2014
The City of Tampa Mayor's Alliance for Persons with Disabilities is holding its
26th Awards Luncheon on September 19, 2014. Mayor Bob Buckhorn will present
the Joe Sanchez Leadership Award, the Employer of the Year Award, the Excellence
in Media Award, and the Outstanding Community Service/Volunteer Award.
C. William Fox, Jr., M.D., Brigadier General, U.S. Army (retired) will be the
keynote speaker. Dr. Fox, a distinguished veteran, served as top medical officer
at Fort Bragg in North Carolina, was commander of Brooke Army Medical Center in
San Antonio, Texas, and commander of Bayne-Jones Army Hospital in Louisiana. He
is also the former Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for
During a mission to Iraq in 2008, where Project HOPE was building a children's
cancer hospital, Dr. Fox was severely injured when his vehicle was stuck by a
roadside bomb. He has continued to lead by example during his long road to
10:45 am-noon-Exhibition and networking in the Woodlands Foyer of the Doubletree
Hotel Westshore. VSA Florida, the state organization on arts and disability,
will have an art display.
Noon-1:15 pm-Luncheon program with presentation of awards by Mayor Bob Buckhorn
and keynote speech by Dr. Fox.
Registration and payment may be done online.