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UNITED Tribute

January 18, 2020


Our annual signature gala, the largest in Denton County, celebrates the year’s successes and honors the companies, employees, and community leaders who make it happen. 

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Hotel Discount: Embassy Suites by Hilton Denton Convention Center
Group Name: United Way Tribute


After Six Attire: Tuxes and long, formal dresses are not required, but after 6 PM decrees dark suits for him and a cocktail dress for her. And don't forget your dancing shoes!


2020 Dr. Bettye Myers Humanitarian Award,
United Way of Denton County recently announced that long-time volunteer and community philanthropist Ellen M. Painter of Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Denton will receive the 2020 Dr. Bettye Myers Humanitarian Award, named after the Denton County icon whose community involvement was unparalleled. 
Painter’s involvement with United Way of Denton County encompasses 25 years with positions in nearly every aspect of the organization including Campaign Cabinet, Board Member, Marketing & Communications Chair, Partnership Development Chair, Board Chair, and Lifetime Board Member. Currently, Painter serves as the Capital Campaign Chair to raise necessary funding for the creation of the United Way of Denton County Community Complex to better serve the growing needs of the community.

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Aerial Sponsors
Best Western Premier     |    First United Bank   |   Prototype:IT  

Performer Sponsors
AccessBank    |   Allison Engineering Group    |   Atmos Energy    
BCI Mechanical     |   Balfour Beatty  |  Ciera Bank    |    DCTA   
Gohlke Pools    |    Guaranty Bank & Trust    |    Huffines Kia Subaru Corinth
The Heart Hospital Baylor Denton   |     Illustrative Depictions Photography  |   MD Pediatric Associates
Medical City Denton    |   North Central Texas College 
 Safran Electrical & Power   |    Sawko & Burroughs, P.C.     
 Toyota of Denton & Honda of Denton   |    Verus Advisors

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