The 15th Annual Ebby Awards
The 15th Annual Ebby Awards, presented by Our Friends Place at the 2019 Gala, Auction & Casino Night on April 27, 2019, will recognize an individual (female or male) and/or an organization who has made significant achievements for the advancement of girls and/or women in North Texas. The award is named in honor of Ebby Halliday Acers for her tireless commitment and contributions to women in our community.
Our Friends Place is currently accepting nominations for the 2019 Ebby Award. Find more information and the nomination form here. Nomination forms and supporting materials must be emailed or hand-delivered to the OFP office by November 16, 2018. Mailed nominations must be postmarked by November 13th. Nominations received after the deadline will not be considered.
With great pleasure OFP will announce the 2019 Ebby Award winners soon.
PAST RECIPIENTS OF THE EBBY AWARD
Ebby Halliday Acers
Sister Margaret Ann Moser, president of Ursuline Academy
Elizabeth Solender, president of Solender/Hall and past president of CREW (Commercial Real Estate Women)
Sarah Losinger, philanthropist
Suzanne Bryan, longtime children's advocate
Lyn Berman, founder and executive director of Attitudes & Attires
Dr. Martha Felini, professor, and Louis Felini, Dallas Police Department Sergeant
Sharan Goldstein, philanthropist who developed the Food + Fit = Fun program
Christine Cook, president of Sleep Experts
Barbara S. Cambridge, Ph.D., first African American professor at UT Southwestern and a founder of AIDS Arms
Leigh Richter, commercial real estate broker and champion for women's issues
National Council of Jewish Women, founder and supporter of numerous programs for young women and girls
Suzan E. Fenner, first female partner at Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
Northwood Woman's Club, supporter of programs for young women and girls across the Dallas area and founder of a permanent endowment for female students at UTD
Kaleta Doolin, acclaimed artist and author, who empowers women and girls through exhibitions, education and public programs and cultural engagements.
Junior League of Dallas, dedicated to effective participation in the community with over $1M granted to support nonprofits and projects following their mission to promote voluntarism, developing the potential of women and improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers.