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Congratulations to our Champions for Children

Posted April 12, 2013 to Blog, enews, Events, Home Page Most Recent | Comments (0)

Thank you to the supporters who joined us on on the 2nd and the 9th to honor the 2013 Champions for Children: Dr. Eve Shapiro, and Kris and Joe Jacober.

Kris and Joe Jacober with Award smallHusband and wife team, Kris and Joe Jacober (pictured left), were awarded the 2013 Phoenix Champions for Children award on Tuesday at a wonderful reception hosted by Susan and Richard Goldsmith. Kris and Joe were recognized for their outstanding work on behalf of foster children and foster parents in Arizona.

On April 2nd, Dr. Eve Shapiro was awarded with the 2013 Tucson Champion for Children for her commitment to healthy children and families. The evening program was co-sponsored by the Ohio Children’s Foundation, Child & Family Resources (CFR), and Northwest Medical Center, and special speakers included Congressman Ron Barber and the Honorable Jaime Gutierrez, who has retired from the CAA Board of Directors after 13 years of service.

Shapiro, Jacks and Naimark smallIn the photo (left to right) honoree Dr. Eve Shapiro; CAA Director of Southern Arizona, Penelope Jacks; and CAA President and CEO, Dana Wolfe Naimark.

Do you know an outstanding Champion for Children? CAA is accepting recommendations for future honorees. Phoenix Champions are awarded every year; Tucson Champions are awarded every other year. Visit the CAA website for a description of the award and past honorees. Email your suggestions to

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