Blue Dove Awards to honor outstanding community service

Annual event is presented by Hospice of PBC

For the seventh year in a row, outstanding members of the Palm Beach County community will be recognized for their leadership and community service at the annual Blue Dove Awards.

The annual luncheon is presented by the Hospice of Palm Beach County, together with the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Palm Beach County and the Black Chamber of Commerce of Palm Beach County.

The awards luncheon will be held on Wednesday at the West Palm Beach Marriott. The event begins at noon.

This year’s nominees, nominated by the two chambers, are Father Terrence Belcher, Jack Hairston, Dr. Janice S. Cover, Guarn Sims, Grasford W. Smith, Omari Giscombe, Shenetria Moore, Tino Negri and Willie A. Miller Jr.

The keynote speaker will be Belle Glade’s native, Estella Mims Pyfrom, a community leader who has been an outstanding example of how one person can make a difference.

More than 80 top business and philanthropic leaders from Palm Beach County are expected to attend the 2014 awards luncheon.

For more information about Hospice of Palm Beach County, visit or call 1-800 HOSPICE.