The annual Fairbanks Circle of Hope Dinner raises awareness in the community about alcohol and drug addiction while honoring individuals and organizations for outstanding contributions related to research, education or treatment by awarding the Richard M. Fairbanks Circle of Hope Award. This event takes place each spring and the proceeds support programs and services at Fairbanks and Hope Academy.
The 2013 Fairbanks Circle of Hope Dinner was held Thursday, May 2, 2013 and featured former national news anchor, Laurie Dhue as the keynote speaker. Ellen Annala, former President and CEO of United Way of Central Indiana was presented with the Richard M. Fairbanks Circle of Hope Award and Mickey Maurer, Chairman of The National Bank of Indianapolis, was the honorary chair.
Please visit the Fairbanks Circle of Hope Facebook page to see photos from this year’s event.
For more information about this event contact Katy Crichlow Cummings, Director of Development at 317.572.9398.
Past Fairbanks Circle of Hope Dinner Guest Speakers:
2012: Chris Herren
2011: Meredith Baxter
2010: Judy Collins
2009: Ben Vereen
2008: John Larroquette
2007: Steve Ford
2006: Bart Starr
2005: William Cope Moyers
2004: Christopher Kennedy Lawford
2003: Judy Collins
2002: Zbigniew Brzezinski, Ph.D.
Past Richard M. Fairbanks Circle of Hope Award Recipients:
2012: Helene M. Cross
2011: Indiana Chief Justice Randall T. Shepard
2010: Indiana Wesleyan University
2009: Norfolk Southern Corporation
2008: The Honorable Linda L. Chezem
2007: Paul D. Riley, M.D.
2006: Kim and Marissa Manlove
2005: The University of Indianapolis – Center of Excellence in Leadership of Learning
2004: Tai-Kai Li, M.D.
2003: Timothy J. Kelly, M.D.
2002: The Richard M. Fairbanks Family