Annual Dinner of Tribute

Each year the Holocaust Center honors Central Florida’s outstanding leaders in education, government, business, and philanthropy, recognizing their valuable support for the mission and programs of the Holocaust Center.

Past Honorees
2015 Susan and Gordon Arkin
2014 Harris Rosen, Philanthropist and Business Leader
2013 Helen Greenspun, Holocaust Survivor and teacher
2012 Dr. Richard Lapchick, Chair of DeVos Sports Business Management at UCF
2011 Dr. Ron Blocker, Superintendent of Orange County Public Schools
2010 Governor Bob Graham, former Governor and U.S.Senator
2009 Rita and John Lowndes, Philanthropists and Community Leaders
2008 Alexis and Jim Pugh, Philanthropists and Community Leaders
2007 Harriett and Hy Lake, Philanthropists and Community Leaders
2006 Tess and Abe Wise, Philanthropists and Community Leaders; Holocaust Center Founders
2005 Marilyn and Sig Goldman, Philanthropists and Community Leaders
2004 Sun Trust Bank
2003 Judy Albertson, Philanthropist and Community Leader
2002 Joe Lee, CEO, Darden Restaurants
2001 Elie Wiesel, Nobel Laureate and Holocaust survivor
2000 Twenty Years of Support
1999 Holland & Knight Foundation
1998 Holocaust Survivors
1997 Henri Landwirth, Founder, Give Kids The World
1996 Tom Werner, President, Florida Hospital
1995 University of Central Florida
1994 Junior League of Greater Orlando
1993 Linda Chapin, Chairman, Orange County Commissioners
1992 Karen Riley, Mitchell Bloomer, Dr. Bruce Pauley, Ron Vierling, Holly Mandelkern (Yad Vashem Participants)
1991 Scholars – Dr. James Schoot, Superintendent of Orange County Public Schools and Dr. Paul Gianini, President of Valencia Community College
1990 Earl Scarbeary President of Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center of Florida
1989 Charlie Reese, Orlando Sentinel writer
1988 Tess Wise, Founder, Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center of Florida

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