Annie Ruth Lauds Community Trustees

Dee Wilcox, Founder & CEO, AnnieRuth Foundation, Dr. Kenneth Nixon, Mentors & Medicine Award (Northeast Florida Medical Society) and Board member Sherri Rutledge.
The Annie Ruth Foundation hosted its 10th Anniversary Gala & Fundraiser at the Schultz Center. The lively evening included dinner, live entertainment, award presentations and a silent auction. Named after Ruth Kearney, the grandmother of Founder, Dee Wilcox. The Annie Ruth Foundation’s purpose is to serve as a catalyst of positive change in underserved communities. The foundation focuses on education, health initiatives, providing internships and economic development.  Proceeds from the event will benefit the AnnieRuth Foundation’s 2023 Summer Internship Program.
Shown left to right are awardees: Gary Young, Community Builders Award (J.B. Coxwell Contracting, Inc.); Bill Childers, Community Builders Award (W.W. Gay Mechanical Engineers); Simmie Raiford, Executive Director, Champion Contributor Award (Schultz Center); Lindsay Minnon, Community Builders Award (Miller Electric Company); Tracey Bowens for Dr. Diana Greene, Champion Contributor, (Duval County Public Schools); Dee Wilcox (Founder & CEO, AnnieRuth Foundation); Dr. Carol Jenkins-Neil, President, Mentors & Medicine Award (First Coast Black Nurses Assoc.); Eunice Mathis, CEO, Mentors & Medicine Award (Florida Training Academy); Dr. Kenneth Nixon, Mentors & Medicine Award (Northeast Florida Medical Society); Mike White, Champion Contributor Award (Client Focused Media); and Jack Allan, Community Builders Award (Allan Land Group, Inc.). David Wright Photo

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