April 14, 2016 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Spirit of the Centennial Award Luncheon

 The Spirit of the Centennial Award is presented annually by the Friends of Fair Park to individuals or organizations for outstanding service and commitment to Fair Park.

2016 is the year of Fair Park! With all of the focus on Fair Park in the news, it’s a good time for you to renew your support for the gem we have in our backyard and celebrate one of its prominent advocates:

Willis C. Winters

The 2016 Spirit of the Centennial Award luncheon is honoring Willis Winters for his longtime support of Fair Park.

Mr. Winters, current Director of the Dallas Park and Recreation Department, is a Dallas native who grew up visiting museums and attending events at Fair Park. He has a profound appreciation for the critical role that Fair Park has played in the cultural and economic development of Dallas.

He has directed the City’s ongoing restoration of Fair Park’s historic buildings and the conservation of its monumental public artwork. In 2010 he authored a book appropriately titled, Fair Park, that commemorates the first fifty years of the park’s history.

You can also purchase Raffle Tickets and win a SUITE to a professional sports game. One suite for each of the following will be raffled off: Texas Rangers, Dallas Mavericks, Dallas Stars and Dallas Cowboys. Each ticket gives you FOUR CHANCES to win. Four winners will be drawn at the Spirit of the Centennial Luncheon on April 14, 2016. Each drawing will be for a specific sports suite. No exchanges. You do NOT have to be present to win.

To be a table sponsor or purchase seats by check:

To secure a sponsorship, purchase seats, and/or buy raffle tickets by credit card:

This luncheon is the largest fundraiser for Friends of Fair Park and we need friends and supporters like you to make it successful. Your support will allow Friends of Fair Park to continue marketing Fair Park as a site of year-round affordable family fun for locals and visitors alike. In 2015, the park hosted over 1,100 events and had 2.5 million visitors – and that doesn’t include the State Fair visitors!

For more information, please contact Melissa (214-697-1015, melissa@rencaststone.com This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ) or Craig (214-457-2212, craigcholcomb@gmail.com This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ).

See you at the Park on April 14 as we honor one of our greatest Friends.

Spirit of the Centennial Award Luncheon
Honoring Willis Winters
Benefiting Friends of Fair Park
April 14, 2016 – 11:30am-1:00pm
Music Hall at Fair Park
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