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Join Bethany for Children & Families as we honor exceptional community members who are dedicated to improving the lives of children in the Quad Cities. Family Awards 2017 will take place on November 2 at CityView Celebrations in Moline, Illinois. Awards will be presented to the ...
Ruth Evelyn Katz Adoptive Family of the Year
This award honors an adoptive family that shows a strong commitment
to strengthening and encouraging an adopted child's growth.
This award honors any adoptive family structure.
Les & Elizabeth Butler
"When Les and Elizabeth went to the hospital to meet their son,
Ezra almost immediately opened his eyes, and he looked at his parents,
like he had been waiting for them to come visit him."
Foster Family of the Year
This award honors a family that creates a safe home for children who
have been displaced. The foster family exhibits extraordinary courage, patience,
and care while working with foster children.
Travis & Tina Eygabroad
"Travis and Tina include the biological parents in all of the children's activities.
They created a private Facebook page so that the biological parents
can keep up with the children's activities through photos.
They even took both children to Florida on a family vacation."
Community Champion of the Year
This award honors a Quad City individual, business, or organization that
demonstrates compassion for and dedication to the community,
as well as a strong commitment to supporting Bethany's mission.
Dr. Jacquelyn Richardson
"Dr. Richardson has served on the Give Kids a Smile Dental Advisory Board
for the past six years, and she is always willing to share her expertise to
create greater awareness in the community regarding dental health for children."
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