18th Annual ‘Fathers of the Year Awards Gala Dinner & Silent Auction’ Raises Funds for Type 1 Diabetes Research, Clinical Programs at UA Steele Children’s Research Center, June 16

The FDC Awards Dinner and Gala honors men who have demonstrated they are dedicated fathers, outstanding community role models and successful in their chosen field.
Father’s Day Council Tucson will celebrate four outstanding Tucson fathers at the 18th Annual Fathers of the Year Awards Gala Dinner & Silent Auction on Saturday, June 16, at Loews Ventana Canyon Resort, 7000 North Resort Drive.
 
The FDC Awards Dinner and Gala honors men who have demonstrated they are dedicated fathers, outstanding community role models and successful in their chosen field.
 
Over the past 17 years, the Father’s Day Council of Tucson has raised more than $2 million for type 1 diabetes research and clinical programs at the Steele Children’s Research Center at the University of Arizona College of Medicine.
 
This year’s honorees are:
 
Paul Bonavia
Chairman and CEO, Tucson Electric Power, Unisource Energy
 
 
 
 
John Raffety
 President and CEO, Stewart Title & Trust of Tucson
 
 
 
 
Joaquin Ruiz, PhD
Executive Dean, Colleges of Letters, Arts and Science, University of Arizona
 
 
 
 
Ron Shoopman, Retired Brig. General, U.S. Air Force
President, So. AZ Leadership Council