Leadership Tulsa is pleased to present the winners to be honored at the 2017 Paragon Awards.

Jean Kelley, LT Class 8 | Paragon Award for her service to Goodwill Industries of Tulsa
Presented to an individual based on impact to a specific nonprofit agency in the Tulsa metro region or for a history of service to many nonprofit agencies.

Mindy Tiner, LT Class 27 | Nonprofit Staff Award for her work as executive director of the Tulsa SPCA
Presented to an individual for outstanding service in a paid role at a nonprofit agency in the Tulsa metro region.

Nicole Watts, LT Class 55 | Rising Star Award for her service to Resonance Center for Women
Presented to an individual under 40 for outstanding young leadership in the community.

Goodwill Industries of Tulsa | Nonprofit Award
Presented to an agency who has hosted LT interns to great effect.

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma | Corporate Award
Presented to a company who has provided exemplary support for their employees to be involved in community service.

Thank you to our Paragon Sponsors:
Bank of Oklahoma, KKT Architects and Seed Technologies

Event information:

November 8, 2017
Jazz Hall of Fame | 5 South Boston, Tulsa
5:30 p.m. Happy Hour
6:30 p.m. Dinner
7:30 p.m. Program

Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased by clicking here.
$75 Regular Rate
$50 Discounted rate for dues-paying members and current class members of Leadership Tulsa. Not sure if you’re current? Click here to ask Kendall.

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What is the Paragon awards event all about?

Leadership Tulsa members are everywhere in our community, faithfully serving and building Tulsa’s Social Capital—a valuable resourceThey are serving on over 250 local boards, working alongside these agencies, helping them to fulfill their missions.  Each year, Leadership Tulsa recognizes and honors these exemplary volunteers for the outstanding leadership and commitment they provide to our local non-profit organizations and the Tulsa community.

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The Herald Givens Heart of LT Award

A very special award was instituted and presented in 2014.  This award is to be given, from time to time, by resolution of the Leadership Tulsa Executive Committee and will honor those individuals who through exemplary service, have demonstrated the Heart of LT and the tenants of servant leadership through their service to the LT community.  The award is named after the late Herald Givens and was presented to him in 2014.  Click here to see the video created in Herald’s honor.