Candy Ross, Kathy Woodard receive GKAS honors at Gala
GKAS Kess award: Candy B. Ross accepts the 2013 Steven W. Kess Give Kids A Smile Corporate Volunteer Award. Pictured with her are from left Dr. David Whiston, ADA Foundation president, and Steven W. Kess, Henry Schein Inc.
Candy B. Ross and Kathy L. Woodard received the awards—introduced in 2012 to pay tribute annually to top volunteers—in acknowledgment of their hard work and dedication to the GKAS program.
Ms. Ross is director of industry and professional relations, NA Equipment, KaVo Kerr Group. She received the 2013 Steven W. Kess Give Kids A Smile Corporate Volunteer Award. She has been one of GKAS’ most powerful champions since the program’s inception 11 years ago, dedicating herself to expanding the program while helping DEXIS, and now KaVo Kerr Group, share their commitment to caring for underserved children in the U.S.
GKAS Dalin award: Kathy L. Woodard receives the 2013 Jeffrey Dalin, D.D.S. Give Kids A Smile Volunteer Award. Presenting the award to her are from left Dr. David Whiston, ADA Foundation president; Steven W. Kess, Henry Schein Inc.; John Stefanick, 3M ESPE.
The event also acknowledges the vision and commitment of ADA President Robert Faiella and the ADA Board of Trustees, who devote generous time and energy to the profession.
Along with the 2013 Smile Champions, attendees of last night’s ADA Foundation Give Kids A Smile Gala experienced camaraderie, fine dining and dancing to the beat of Lena Prima and her band (with special guest vocalist Art Vargas).
Contact the ADA Foundation for more information at 1-312-440-2547 or ADAF@ada.org.