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Award Recipients


Beluah K. Spencer New Member Service Award Recipients 

2018

Stacia Chavez, Utah

2017

Susanne Espinosa, Wisconsin
Melissa Haws, Utah
Bridgett Johnson, Indiana

Thelma J. Neff Distinguished Service Award Recipients 

2019

Cindy Winick, Ohio

2018

Dr. Roger Valliere, Indiana

2017

Paula Davis, Utah
Mary Ellen Psaltis, Washington
Kathi Stronczek, Indiana

Member Project Award Recipients and Projects

Legislative/Advocacy:
Carol and John Reitz, Pennsylvania; Donated space for campaign headquarters, promoting the tooth party.

Legislative/Advocacy:
Janet Crow and other AADA members from Texas; thank you bags to Texas State legislators.

Dental Health Education:
Alliance of the Tennessee Dental Association; Promoting tap water vs bottled water for fluoride benefit.

Dental Health Education:
Alliance of the Second District Dental Association (Tennessee); Holiday fundraiser to support DHE.

Dental Health Education:
Alliance of the Second District Dental Association (Tennessee); Baby baskets for hospitals during February (for national childrens dental health month).

ADPAC Projects

Dentists’ Day on the Hill: To advocate on behalf of the profession of dentistry, our patients and dental students.

Submitted by: Jerilyn Bird, Rockledge, FL, Alliance of the Florida Dental Association

Dental Health Education Projects

Indiana Initiative – Healthy Smiles from the Start: Dental health education for expecting mothers, teaches the importance of newborn mouth care and the first dental visit by age one. AIDA has distributed 66 Healthy Smiles tool kits thought out the state, distributed thousands of brochures and several DVDs and has shared the information with dental professionals.

Submitted by: Tonya Shupe, Fort Wayne, IN, Alliance of the Indiana Dental Alliance

Smile! 5 Tips for a Great Smile: Provide an opportunity for Alliance members to advance oral health through an educational and enjoyable experience at a dental health fair for disadvantaged children.

Submitted by: Melanie Roundy, Salt Lake City, UT and Becky Richards, Salt Lake City, UT, Alliance of the Utah Dental Association

Well Being Project

Hearts of Hope Baby Shower: To support the Open Door Mission in providing needed gifts for homeless mothers, babies and toddlers.

Submitted by: Anne Morrison, Omaha, NE, Alliance of the Omaha District Dental Society

Random Act of Kindness: Provides personal hygiene items including toothbrushes and toothpaste to homeless families seeking support and services through Together, Inc. 1,000 people reached.

Submitted by: Anne Morrison, Omaha, NE, Alliance of the Omaha District Dental Society Membership Project

Membership Project

AIDA 2018 Membership Campaign: Maintain and increase 2018 membership. Members hosted 60-year anniversary meet and greet tent at the state meeting and provided wine and cookies with AIDA logo, co-sponsored dental student picnic and have become more active on the AIDA Facebook page.

Submitted by: Tonya Shupe, Fort Wayne, IN, Alliance of the Indiana Dental Alliance

Do you have a project to submit? Contact AADA for more information at info@allianceada.org or (813) 540-2154.