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Father of the Year awards dinner to benefit American Diabetes Association

  • The Wichita Eagle
  • Published Friday, May 16, 2014, at 8:03 a.m.

The Wichita Father’s Day Council will host this year’s Father of the Year Awards on June 12 at the Wichita Boathouse, 515 S. Wichita St.

A reception begins at 5:30 p.m.; dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m.

Honorees include local TV personality Brett Harris; Premier Martial Arts – Derby coach Mark Philbrick; Kansas Foot Center physician Thomas Truong, and U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Terrance Williams, who is the non-commissioned officer in charge of McConnell Air Force Base honor guard.

Tickets to the event are $175 apiece; $125 of the price is tax deductible. A variety of sponsorships and group prices for tables are also available, starting at $1,000; a portion of those costs are also tax deductible.

Proceeds benefit the American Diabetes Association.

For more information or to purchase tickets, go to www.diabetes.org/in-my-community/local-offices/wichita-kansas/ and click on “Father of the Year Awards” under the “Events” listing.

Information is also available by contacting American Diabetes Association director Fe Vorderlandwehr at 316-684-6091 ext. 6903 or FVorderlandwehr@diabetes.org.

Reach Amy Renee Leiker at 316-268-6644 or aleiker@wichitaeagle.com. Follow her on Twitter: @amyreneeleiker.

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