Health Care Hall of Fame Awards – recognize health care professionals, organizations and community leaders for commitment to Genesee Health Plan.
On Friday, April 12, Genesee Health Plan (GHP) will host its eighth annual Health Care Hall of Fame Awards at the Genesys Banquet Center in Grand Blanc. The Health Care Hall of Fame Awards recognizes and showcases GHP’s community partners and leaders that have helped to increase access to quality health care in Genesee County. At this highly anticipated event, GHP will induct an individual into the 2019 Health Care Hall of Fame for their dedication, advocacy, leadership and tenacity that has helped to improve the health of the community. GHP will also recognize three other health care and community leaders for their commitment to the overall health of Genesee County and partnership with Genesee Health Plan. New this year, GHP is awarding several individuals and organizations with the Friends of Genesee Health Plan Advocacy Award.
Awards will be given in the following categories:
• Visionary Leadership, which honors individuals and organizations that have provided leadership for creative solutions to accessible, quality and affordable health care in our community.
• Community Partnership, which honors individuals and organizations who have joined GHP in an enduring partnership, working hand in hand to improve wellness and health education and support quality, affordable health care for Genesee Health Plan members and the community.
• Friends of Genesee Health Plan Advocacy Award, which recognizes and appreciates individuals and organizations that supported the successful renewal of the Genesee County Health Care Services Millage in the November 6, 2018, election.
Health Heritage Essay and Scholarship Contests:
Additionally, two first-place essay winners for middle/junior high school and high school from this year’s Annual Health Heritage Essay Contest will be recognized during the dinner.
This year, GHP partnered with the Delta Dental Foundation of Michigan for the essay and scholarship contests. Two high school seniors in Genesee County who are pursuing a career in oral health will be awarded a first-place scholarship of $1,500 and second-place scholarship of $1,000. GHP will be awarding $1,700 in prizes to students and teachers in the contests.
There are a variety of exclusive sponsorship opportunities available for the Health Care Hall of Fame Awards Dinner. Sponsorships include great perks, including tickets to attend the event. For information about sponsoring the event, visit www.geneseehealthplan.org or call 810-232-7740 and ask for Jayna Phillips. All sponsorships must be received by Friday, March 22, 2019.