|(Bradenton, FL)–Florida’s former First Lady Rhea Chiles will receive the Manatee County Rural Health Services Foundation’s Fifth Annual Edgar H. Price Jr., Lifetime Achievement Award at a dinner on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, from 6-8 p.m. at the Bradenton Municipal Auditorium.
In line with this honor, the Manatee Board of County Commissioners have proclaimed Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012 “Rhea Chiles Day in Manatee County.”
This event is SOLD OUT. To arrange telephone interviews with Rhea Chiles prior to the event please call Pat McKanic at 941.284.2386, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Members of the media are invited to cover the event and are asked to arrive between 5:00 and 5:30 to conduct interviews or set up cameras.
ABOUT THE MANATEE COUNTY RURAL HEALTH SERVICES FOUNDATION
The Manatee County Rural Health Services Foundation is committed to supporting Manatee County Rural Health Services (MCRHS) in its mission to deliver the highest quality primary and specialty care and preventative health education to anyone who needs our services, regardless of their ability to pay.
The foundation’s goals include:
Our signature annual fundraising event is the Edgar H. Price Jr., Lifetime Achievement Awards Dinner. Each year we honor someone who has made a difference in our community through demonstrated leadership, community involvement and philanthropy. This year we are honoring Rhea Chiles, Florida’s Former First Lady, Philanthropist and Children, Family and Arts Advocate. Past recipients of the Edgar H. Price Jr., Lifetime Achievement Awards are: Former Sen. Edgar H. Price, Jr.; Former Manatee County Commissioner Pat Glass; Mr. & Mrs. Hal & Johncyna McRae; and Dr. George Thomas, MD, FACC