2016 Raven's Ball Luminary Award Nominations
Ninth annual Raven's Ball April 2, 2016
(Anchorage, Alaska) – September 29, 2015 –
The Healthy Alaska Natives Foundation, the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium’s charitable arm, will host the ninth annual Raven’s Ball on Saturday, April 2, 2016 at the Hotel Captain Cook in Anchorage.
The Raven’s Ball is one of Alaska’s premier black tie celebrations and dynamic fundraising events, and in
2016 we will continue its tradition of philanthropy that benefits the Foundation’s three key initiatives:
improving medical care; strengthening wellness and prevention efforts; and promoting healthy village
One annual Raven’s Ball highlight is the presentation of the Luminary Awards, which recognize individuals for their dedication and outstanding contribution to the Alaska Tribal Health System and community. The three award categories are:
President’s Legacy & Leadership Award: This award recognizes an outstanding tribal health leader and/or
health care professional, either formal or informal, who has impacted the culture and performance of the
Alaska Tribal Health System. This individual should be recognized as an expert in their field as well as
someone who has displayed a long-term commitment to helping improve the Alaska Tribal Health System.
Distinguished Provider Award: This award recognizes a health care provider whose dedication has made a
difference in the lives of the patients they care for and in the Alaska Tribal Health System. This award can
go to a physician, physician assistant, nurse practitioner, midwife, optometrist, physical therapist, dietician, health aid or any other clinician.
Community Spirit Award: This award recognizes the efforts of an individual or group who makes a
difference through their advocacy of community health, education, support and outreach programs. This
award recognizes an exceptional individual or group who has made volunteering and community service a
way of life and demonstrates a sense of caring and responsibility for others.
2016 Luminary Awardee Nomination Packets are available at http://inspiringgoodhealth.org/2016-ravensball/.
The deadline for nominations is close of business Friday, October 23, 2015.
For more information please contact the Healthy Alaska Natives Foundation at 907-729-5652
or email firstname.lastname@example.org.