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Kosair Chariites Announces 6th Annual ‘DREAMS TAKE FLIGHT’ Gifts and Grants Celebration

Save The Date: Saturday, October 4, 2014

Louisville, KY – August 26, 2014: Kosair Charities is proud to celebrate those that make a difference in the lives of Kentucky and Southern Indiana children with a soaring celebration. The 6th annual ‘Dreams Take Flight’ Event will be on Saturday evening, October 4th, starting at 7 p.m. at a NEW location at Hangar 5 -Bowman Field.

The ‘Dreams Take Flight’ event was created to acknowledge and honor a select group of the area’s most distinguished members of the medical community, as well as to spotlight and garner awareness for the amazing work of a number of exceptional Kentucky & Southern Indiana charities.

“It is wonderful to take a night and celebrate those that help serve the mission of Kosair Charities and make the dreams of our future leaders a reality,” said Kosair Charities Chairman Jerry Ward. “This year, we are excited to honor these fine organizations with a completely reimagined event that will delight all in attendance.”

This year’s event will be full of fun featuring live music, a new live auction, cocktails and hors d’oeurves in a casual environment. There will be several new additions that are sure to surprise guests.

The following sponsorship packages are available:

  • Top Gun Sponsor- $5,000
  • Maverick Sponsor- $2,500
  • Wingman Sponsor- $1,000
  • Co-pilot Sponsor- $500

For specific sponsorship information, visit

The following prestigious awards will be given out at the event.

The Roger Fox Award

Mr. Fox was a dedicated member of Kosair Charities who passed away prematurely, however, he never lost hope that all children would someday be able to run and play. This award recognizes a physician’s dedication to children.

The Sam Swope Community Leadership Award

This award recognizes an individual who has advanced children’s goals for the future through vision, innovation, and self-sacrifice.

The winners for the above awards will be announced in early September.

Kosair Charities will award a number of gifts and grants to dozens of Kentucky and Southern Indiana children’s non-profit organizations. The total amount gifted will be announced the night of Dreams Take Flight.

About Kosair Charities: Since 1923 Kosair Charities has had one primary mission – helping children in need. Kosair Charities knows that the quality of a child’s tomorrow depends largely on the quality of health, medical treatment, and support a child receives today. That’s why over the years Kosair Charities has given millions of dollars to serve thousands of children and provide them a second chance at life. Kosair Charities helps support nearly 100 children’s agencies. For more information please visit , on or call 502.637.7696.

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