Shelley Wilkinson accepts the Denise Bohn Promise Award 2018 from Olivia Starks, representative of award sponsor Starks Family Funeral Homes and Cremation Services.

Denise Bohn Promise Award 2019 awardee 

Leah Dibble poses beside her husband, Tim,

at the Pink Tie Ball 2019.

Denise Bohn Promise Award

The Denise Bohn Promise Award was created as a way to honor someone that shows the same passion and dedication towards serving their community as our friend Denise Bohn. We have all witnessed how tirelessly Denise worked to help those she cared about, and causes that touched her heart. She supported her community with her whole heart, and never stopped.

The Denise Bohn Promise Award is sponsored by our friends, Starks Family Funeral Homes & Cremation Services.

Awardee Nominations

We are asking for nominations of anyone you feel serves their community in this way! The winner of this award will embody the following traits:

  • Must demonstrate outstanding leadership skills and the ability to motivate volunteers

  • Never takes "No" for an answer and can always find a way 

  • Gives generously of his/her time and talents, this nominee makes a measurable impact on community

  • Has a passion for their mission of promise to our community, and this passion will be the legacy left for future generations

How To Nominate

This year we are asking nominations to be made through our SurveyMonkey survey. This process is easy and quick! Simply answer the 6 questions below pertaining to your nominee and click Submit.


Nominations may be made until November 29, 2019.


The nominee selected to receive the Denise Bohn Promise Award 2020 will be notified prior to the Pink Tie Ball and will be given two complimentary tickets to attend the gala. This award will be presented to the winner by representative of Starks Family Funeral Homes & Cremation Services on February 1, 2020 at the Pink Tie Ball.

Denise Bohn Promise Awardees

2017 - Dorothy Moon and Bertha Carson-King,

Founders of Strong Women of Faith

2018 - Shelley Wilkinson,

Nurse Navigator at Marie Yeager Cancer Center

2019 - Leah Dibble,

Cancer Research Advocate

2020 - Announcement to be made at Pink Tie Ball 2020

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