Hundreds of people gathered at the Overton Hotel Conference Center Tuesday for the Association for Women in Communications Celebrity Luncheon which honored dozens of individuals and groups for their achievements and contributions to Lubbock.
The South Plains Honor Flight and Lemonade Day organizers were among those who received the Headliner Award for receiving widespread positive media recognition.
Tommy and Kay Davis, Melissa Grimes and several other people were honored with the Gold Medal Award for volunteering to improve the quality of life for Lubbock residents.
Headliner Award Recipients (presented to individuals or groups whose achievements or contributions have received widespread positive recognition through the media):
Gold Medal Award Recipients(presented to people who, over an extended period of time, have volunteered to improve the quality of life for a broad spectrum of those living in the Lubbock area):
Louise Allen Award Recipient (presented to an entity that has exhibited outstanding community service):
George Mahon Award for Extraordinary Public Service:
Beth Pratt AWC Member of the Year (formerly Communicator of the Year):
A new award, the Mary Ann Edwards Professional Communicator, was also announced at the luncheon.