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Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Mayor’s International Dinner honorees announced

Catholic Charities Fort Worth, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics and Bob Jameson, president and CEO of the Fort Worth Convention and Visitors Bureau, will be honored for their global impact on Fort Worth June 2 at Sister Citites’ 2017 Mayor’s International Dinner.

Becky and Henry Borbolla are chairs of the event, which honors individuals, businesses and organizations that have made significant contributions to citizen diplomacy, global understanding, world political stability and international commerce.

Jameson will receive the Global Impact Award, awarded to individuals who have made significant efforts to promote Fort Worth globally and establish international partnerships.

Lockheed Martin Aeronautics receives the Global Nexus Award recognizing businesses that are connected globally and are good representatives of Fort Worth to the world.

Catholic Charities Fort Worth will receive the Global Citizens Award, given to organizations that are good representatives of Fort Worth to the world creating a positive view of the U.S. through educational, humanitarian, or cultural initiatives.

“Much of our work encompasses our call to ‘welcome the stranger,’ and we are honored that this award not only reflects our passion to serve the vulnerable and marginalized, but also that it gives a platform and a voice to those who have become our neighbors here in Fort Worth,” Heather Reynolds, president & CEO of Catholic Charities Fort Worth, said in a news release announcing the honorees. “We are committed to work within the laws of our land and in conjunction with our city to continue to show what global citizenship can be when we partner together- a mutually beneficial experience.”

The dinner is made possible by the Members Circle 2017, comprised of individuals, businesses, and organizations who support the mission of Sister Cities.

More information: How to join the Members Circle, visit www.fwsistercities.org or call Katie Wharry at (817) 632-7101 or katie@fwsistercities.org

– FWBP Staff

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