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Tanbara Humanitarian Award

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Kimi and George Tanbara, MD Humanitarian Award

Community Health Care’s Kimi and George Tanbara, MD Humanitarian Award is given to community leaders who have gone above and beyond in serving those in need. The award is given to an individual who has brought positive changes to Tacoma and Pierce County, is instrumental in effecting collaborative activities; brings community attention to major social issues, health issues, and human need. The individual shows concern for the disenfranchised and underserved.

Humanitarian Award 2018 – James L. Waltonphoto of Jim Walton and others

This year Community Health Care (CHC) has decided to give our most prestigious award to James L. Walton. Jim has a rich history leading community change in the City of Tacoma and in Pierce County.  Jim is one of Community Health Care’s six founders and has supported and advocated for the growth of Community Health Care, serving on both our Development Advisory Council and as a co-chair of the Hilltop Regional Health Center Capital Campaign. We are pleased to give this award to Jim at an evening dinner event on October 9, 2018 where we will celebrate and share the great work Jim has done in our community.

Humanitarian Award Dinner honoring James Walton
Tuesday, October 9, 2018
5:30 PM – Appetizers and Drinks
6:30 PM – Dinner and Program
Hotel Murano, Bicentennial Pavillion: 1320 Broadway, Tacoma, WA 98402

Tickets are available for purchase.
If you have questions or if you are interested in sponsoring this event, please contact:
Russ Sondker (253) 722-1550 rsondker@commhealth.org or Rick Oldenburg (253) 722-1555 rick-work@oldenburg.ws

Stories of Jim Walton

Do you have a favorite Jim Walton you would like to share? Please share it with us by visiting the button below. We need as many stories about Jim’s work in the community as we can find. Please help us celebrate Jim’s legacy and work in the City of Tacoma and Pierce County.

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Please use the form below to Register for the Dinner. Use this link to pay for your dinner tickets. If you would like to receive an invoice for your tickets contact us at development@commhealth.org or 253-722-1552.


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