Heroes with Heart Gala

November 6, 2021 | 5:30 p.m.

Renaissance Phoenix Glendale Hotel & Spa
9495 W. Coyotes Blvd., Glendale
5:30 p.m. cocktails
7 p.m. event begins

Please join us and our distinguished 2021 Heroes with Heart Honorees in celebration of their dedication to caring for our community.

Announcing the Honorees

Outstanding Achievement: John Brown, M.D.
John Brown, M.D. is an Orthopedic Specialist in arthroscopic and reconstructive surgery who has been practicing for more than 23 years. Dr. Brown has made significant contributions to the improvement and advancement of healthcare fueled by his steadfast commitment to excellence and innovation, and improving the quality of life for each patient.


Outstanding Commitment: Arun Lakshmipathy, M.D.
Arun Lakshmipathy, M.D., is an internist and the Program Director for Sun Health Communities who has been practicing for more than 16 years. Dr. Lakshmipathy is respected for his unwavering commitment to the health and wellbeing of Sun Health Communities residents and staff during the pandemic; and his calm, steady influence of reason and knowledge, effective decision-making, and caring for each individual.


Outstanding Service to the Community: Nursing Staff
The Nurses at Sun Health, and Banner Boswell and Banner Del E. Webb medical centers are recognized for their bravery, dedication, and true heart for caring on the front lines of healthcare – making a true difference for patients and our community. 


Master of Ceremonies will be Valley favorite Cory McCloskey, Fox10 Arizona Morning Weather Anchor. Thaddeus Rose Band will add to the evening’s excitement.

This special event benefits Banner Boswell Medical Center’s Emergency Department and Patient Care Transformation, a vital initiative in the Generosity for Generations Campaign.

Thank you to event sponsors to date: Banner Health, CDW, HILGARTWILSON, Morrison Living, Orcutt Winslow, and Zion & Zion.


Sponsorship opportunities are available.

Tickets: $225 per person | Gala Patron Table $2,500 | Gala Partner Table $5,000

For more information, contact Janine McGhee at Janine.Mcghee@SunHealth.org or (623) 471-8503. Please note: As we plan these events, special consideration is being given to your health and safety.

A special “thank you” to event sponsors to date:

Banner Health
Morrison Living
Orcutt Winslow
The Weitz Company
Zion & Zion
Rox Media Group (Supporter)

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